News and Events

UBC Psi Chi wins *Model Chapter Award*!
The UBC chapter of Psi Chi has been awarded the 2019 Model Chapter Award from Psi Chi International.  We are honoured to be one of 51 chapters to receive the award out of all 1,130 Psi Chi chapters around the world!!

Award-Winner Interviews
UBC Psi Chi president Hiro Ito recently interviewed two winners of the chapter’s annual scholarship awards.  Learn more about our exceptional scholars, Brandon Forys and Alicia Wong here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1skHX48suNCBt4x9qR13w5-_ieYWkq-BXPanPvQ-33jk

UBC Psi Chi is Hiring!
Are you looking for a leadership position that will allow you to connect further with UBC Psi Chi and the rest of the Psychology department? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you! UBC Psi Chi is currently hiring many executive positions for the 2019-2020 year: VP Internal VP External  VP Communications and Marketing […]

2019 Psi Chi Induction Ceremony
On Saturday, April 6th at 10am UBC Psi Chi will be recognizing our new members who have joined during 2018-2019.  We invite all Psi Chi members and their families to join us at the Earth Sciences Building room 2012 to celebrate our inductee’s fabulous achievement in Psychology!

Psychology Careers Expo 2019
– UBC Psi Chi will be hosting the Psychology Careers Expo on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Come and meet with local Vancouver employers who hire candidates with training in psychology. Learn what employers are looking for and network with contacts from Vancouver companies!  For more information, click on the title, then download our flyer.

UBC Psi Chi hosts Vancouver area high school students
– On November 25, UBC Psi Chi hosted more than 50 area high school students for “I am PSYCHed!”  Students got insider info on how to apply and join UBC’s psychology department as well as a tour of four active psychology research labs.

Model Chapter Award!
UBC’s chapter of Psi Chi was recently awarded Psi Chi International’s Model Chapter Award! This award, valued at $100 USD, recognizes our chapter’s successes in member recruitment, undergraduate scholarships, executive teamwork, and community engagement. Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to our Psi Chi 2017 Local Chapter Award Winners!
A warm congratulations to our amazing Psi Chi Local Chapter Award winners for the 2016-17 academic year! Suedfeld Scholar Award Winner, Manesh Girn    The Suedfeld Scholar Award is designed to recognize and honour one Psi Chi member per year with the all-around most outstanding combination of academics, research and service. Manesh is in his final […]

Member in Focus: Thelma Hunt research grant winner Ashley Whillans
Ashley Whillans, Dr. Michael Souza, and Brianna Morrow When Psi Chi member Ashley Whillans declared her major in psychology at UBC in 2009, she found herself overwhelmed by the large number of students in her classes. There was some sense of disconnect in the undergraduate psychology community. Along with Dr. Michael Souza, our former faculty advisor, […]

Members in Focus: UBC students win Psi Chi International summer research grants
Every year, Psi Chi International gives out 24 grants of $5000 USD each to fund undergraduate student research in the summer. This past summer, Psi Chi members Emma Ward-Griffin, Manesh Girn, and Brandon Woo each held a Psi Chi Summer Research Grant to conduct research here at UBC. Now that the summer’s over, the Psi Chi executive […]

Member Q&A: NSERC award two-time winner Robin Richardson
The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) give undergraduates students the “opportunity to gain valuable work experience” (UBC Student Services). With an NSERC USRA, a student conducts research with a professor over the summer. UBC’s Psi Chi executives connected with Psi Chi member and last year’s president, Robin Richardson. Robin is currently completing her second NSERC […]

Member Q&A: Multiple travel grant winner Lauren Wylie
Having the opportunity to present at and attend professional conferences is a fantastic way to take your next step into academia. To support undergraduate students, Psi Chi International and UBC’s Psychology Department provide various travel grants that can be put towards such professional development opportunities. Today, UBC’s Psi Chi executives shine the spotlight on Psi Chi member Lauren Wylie, […]

Member Q&A: Psi Chi Summer Research Grant winner Manesh Girn
Every year, Psi Chi International gives out 24 grants of $5000 to fund undergraduate student research in the summer. This year, Psi Chi member Manesh Girn won a Psi Chi Summer Research Grant to conduct research here at UBC. UBC’s Psi Chi executives sat down with Manesh to learn more about his experiences through the grant. […]

Member Q&A: NSERC award two-time winner Sumeet Mutti
The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) give undergraduates students the “opportunity to gain valuable work experience” (UBC Student Services). With an NSERC USRA, a student conducts research with a professor over the summer. UBC’s Psi Chi executives sat down with Psi Chi member Sumeet Mutti, who has won NSERC USRAs in both the Faculty […]

Member Q&A: AMS Impact Grant winner Thalia Lang
The AMS Impact Grant is “an initiative giving funding to UBC students interested in conducting scholarly research to build knowledge and understanding of post-secondary matters affecting UBC Vancouver’s community” (UBC AMS). UBC’s Psi Chi executives sat down with Psi Chi member Thalia Lang to learn about her experience as an AMS Impact Grant winner. How did you […]