Welcome to the PSA Events page! Here, you can find details of all events hosted by the PSA during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Movie Night



📅 Date: March 24th
🕔 Time: 7:00pm – 9:15 pm
📍 Location: NEST 2506

Come meet our fabulous EDI team this Sunday!

Our EDI team is committed to working towards inclusion and diversity and would love for you to get to know them 🙌 Join us for a movie night this Sunday 🎥 We’re watching Wonder!





PSA High Tea Waltz Gala



📅 Date: April 2nd
🕒 Time: 6-9pm
📍 Venue: Great Hall South

💃Get ready for a lively and informal night at the PSA High Tea Waltz Gala! 👑🎉 Dress up and step out for an evening of casual mingling, light-hearted fun, and fascinating conversations. Whether you’re a psychology student, a professional, or simply a psychology fan, this is the event for you! 🧠🎊 Don’t miss this chance to connect with like-minded individuals and celebrate our love for psychology! See you there!✨




PSYC 240: Research Experience for Course Credit


📅 Date: March 12th
🕒 Time: 4:00-5:00pm
📍 Venue: GEOG 147


Discover the inner workings of the mind at PSYC 240! 🧠 Join Dr. Darko Odic for a captivating panel discussion on Tuesday, March 12th, from 4 pm to 5 pm in GEOG 147 at UBC.





Hanging Out With A Prof — Dr. Paul Hewitt



📅 Date: February 29th
🕕 Time: 5-7 pm
📍 Location: Suedfield Lounge, Kenny Building


📚Join us for our next ‘Hang out with Prof’ event featuring Dr. Paul Hewitt! 🧠 Whether you’re an aspiring or current Psychology student, this is an excellent chance to gain more information. Come prepared with questions or simply to absorb insights. 🤔 See you there!




Career’s Night


📅 Date: Thursday, February 27th
🕕 Time: 5:30-7:00pm
📍 Location: BIOL 2200


🌟 Excited for CAREERS NIGHT! Meet industry pros like:

💹Matisse Yiu, Marketing Manager at Machobear Studios Inc.
✂️ Stacey Ng, Marketing Analyst at Lululemon
🏙️ Nina Abizadeh, Program Lead at CityStudio Vancouver
🏥 and Spencer Pratt, Research Assistant at Vancouver Coastal Health!



Psychology Undergraduate Conference



The PSA and the Department of Psychology are proud to present the 26th edition of the Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference!! ✨️

We invite and strongly encourage all undergraduate researchers to apply for the opportunity to present your research at this conference!!

⏰️ Deadline to apply AND pay the registration fee is Monday, March 4th ⏰️

Application link: here



Speed Dating Valentine’s Day Event


📅 Date: February 14th
🕔 Time: 5-6pm
📍 Location: Suedfield Lounge, Kenny


❤️ Love is in the air! For all you singles out there, it’s time to put on your best smiles and get ready to mingle at our Valentine’s Day Speed Dating Event! 🌹 Don’t miss this chance to fast-track your way to romance – sparks may just fly! ✨

There will be a non-member entry fee of $5 and the RSVP link is in our bio. See you out there!😉



Hanging Out With A Prof – Dr. Bethany Michel



The next edition of our Hang Out with a Prof series is here ✨️

Come to Suedfield Lounge, Kenny tomorrow (February 9th) at 5pm for the chance to meet Dr. Michel!!

The RSVP Link can be found at our bio. There will be a $5 entry fee for non-members.








How To Get Into Research


🗓️🌟 Join us on Jan 30th, at 5:30-7pm
📍Location: ESB 1012


🧠PSA is bringing you firsthand experiences and tips from both grad students and undergrads on navigating the research lab journey.








Necklace & Bracelet Making Workshop



📅 Date: Thursday, 25th January
🕕 Time: 5 pm
📍 Location: Kenny Building 4001

Get ready to unleash your creativity!
Join us for our dazzling ✨Necklace and Bracelet Making Workshop✨ – where creativity knows no bounds!

💎 Dive into the world of jewellery making, connect with fellow peers & friends, and make lasting memories (and accessories!)




CV Workshop


🗓️ Date: Wednesday, 29th November 2023
Time: 6 pm – 7 pm
📍 Venue: IKBLC 182

🚀 PSA is thrilled to unveil a golden opportunity: the CV Workshop with the esteemed Dr. Steven Barnes! This workshop promises to be a transformative experience, providing you with effective strategies to turn your hard work into true rewards.

🧳 Ever wondered why your CV has less than 10 seconds to impress recruiters? Unlock the secrets at our exclusive CV Workshop with Dr. Steven Barnes! Learn how to craft a compelling CV that captures attention and leaves a lasting impression.



Hanging Out With A Prof – Andrew Rivers


📅 When: Mon, 20 Nov
🕕 Time: 6-8 pm
📍 Where: Suedfield Lounge, Kenny Building


📚We are back with another ‘Hang out with Prof’ event! Come chat with Professor Andrew Rivers!

This is a great opportunity for all aspiring and pursuing Psychology students.📝 Come with questions or just to listen 🤔 See you there!







Gingerbread House Making Contest



We are excited to be back with our annual Covenant House Donation Drive and gingerbread making event! This year we will be partnering with Psychology Students’ Association. Join us on December 1st to drop off donation items and to make gingerbread houses for a chance to win prizes! All items will be donated to Covenant House for their Hope for the Holiday campaign. Please sign up in groups of 2-3 or individually (we will pair you with another group) in the RSVP form. We hope to see you there ❤️💙💛







PSA Book Swap



📅 When: Thurs, 16th Nov
🕕 Time: 6 – 8 pm
📍 Where: Suedfeld Lounge, Kenny Building


Calling all book-worms 📚🐛 Interested in finding a Fall read and have a special book to share? Looking for a new favourite? 👀 Introducing our ✨book swap event✨!







Grad School Series Part 2


📅 When: Nov 7th
🕕 Time: 5:30-7:00 pm
📍 Where: IKBLC 182


Dreaming of life after undergrad? Join us for our anticipated Grad School Series Part 2! 🎓📚

Grad students at UBC will share their application journey and invaluable take-away TIPS! Part 2 will delve deeper into the immersive exploration of real graduate school experiences and guide you to confidently take the next step in your academic journey!




Pumpkin Carving


📅 When: October 26th 
🕕 Time: 6pm PDT
📍 Location: Kenny Building, Room 4001


✨With Halloween only a week away, come kickstart your spooky season with the PSA! ✨

Join us for a night of fun with pumpkin carving and decorating 🎃👻






Grad School Series Part 1


📅 Date: Oct 13
🕕 Time: 6-7 PM
📍 Location: IBLC 182


🎓 Join us for the Grad School Series at UBC’s Psychology Student Association! 🤓📚 Dr. DeLongis, Head of Graduate Affairs in Psychology, will be our speaker. Learn about grad school possibilities!

We’ll dive into:
🔍 Is grad school the next step for you?
🏫 How to find the perfect fit grad school?
📝 UBC Grad school applications
📋 Requirements for applying



Hanging Out With A Prof – Ben Cheung


📅 When: Tues, Sep 26th
🕕 Time: 7pm
📍 Where: online


📚Learning from the best in the business! Come hang out with Dr. Ben Cheung and us! ✨

This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with Dr. Cheung and gain some excellent insights. Ask him all of your intriguing questions about psychology or anything else! 🌟

We welcome everyone and invite you to join us this Tuesday. Don’t miss out!



First Year Survival Guide


🗓️ Date: September 29th, Friday
Time: 6 pm – 7 pm
📍 Location: HEBB 114


👋Calling all first year students!
PSA wants to help you make the best of your first year at UBC

⁉️Questions about life at UBC? Curious on tricks and strategies to ACE your first year in Uni? We have the perfect event for you!
This First year Survival Guide workshop offers you to ask any questions about how to navigate this upcoming year! And this event is FREE for everyone! Come and get some tips to survive in UBC



PSA Hangout Time


📅 Date: Thursday 21st September, 2023
🕕 Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
📍 Venue: Kenny Building, Room 4001


Calling all Psychology enthusiasts! Join us for a relaxing evening of making new friends, board games, snacks, music, and a movie (we’re watching SEVEN! 😆) at our PSA hangout. 🧠💬

Open to all. Don’t miss out! We look forward to seeing you! 🌟





Letter of Recommendation Workshop


🗓️ Date: Tuesday 19th September, 2023
Time: 5:30 pm – 7 pm 
📍Venue: LIFE 2302


PSA is excited to announce the Letter of Recommendation (LOR) Workshop with Dr. Ben Cheung.

This workshop offers you the opportunity to acquire effective strategies to make your hard work truly rewarding. It’s an inclusive event tailored for everyone at UBC, and we’re looking forward to welcoming you!

This workshop will unveil the secrets of requesting a stellar reference letter, boosting your academic success, and the ways to make you stand out in a sea of ordinary candidates



Interested in what events the PSA has hosted in the past? Click here to find previous event descriptions as well as event updates or recordings.