The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.

Student Affairs Group



The Student Affairs Group (SAG) is a group within the PSI which is run by students for students (undergraduates and postgraduates). We are students’ link to the psychological world! Once you join the PSI as a student subscriber/affiliate subscriber or a postgraduate member, you automatically become part of SAG.

If you have any questions, want an event run at your college, need advice on postgraduate courses, careers or anything else, please get in contact with us.

What does SAG do and why should I join?

SAG want students to have a multitude of skills, a shining CV, and know what options are available to them in terms of developing their career as a psychologist. We plan on help students these goals by organising academic workshops, career talks, providing them with networking opportunities at a national and international level (both virtually and face-to-face), and offering savings and other membership benefits.



 Academic and Career Opportunities 

  • DITL talks (A day in the life of a psychologist talks) with professional & student speakers on topics such as clinical psychology, counselling psychology, educational psychology, research in psychology 
  • Monthly workshops on topics such as statistics, psychosis detection, suicide prevention training, volunteering opportunities and psychological techniques
  • Essay competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students with prize including publication in the Irish Psychologist
  • Google group advertising job opportunities, volunteer opportunities, research courses and discussing same

PSI Membership Benefits

  • Automatic subscription to the monthly psychology magazine, "The Irish Psychologist" which accepts submissions from students and includes adverts on postgraduate courses, job vacancies, updates on events, meetings and current research
  • Access to ‘members’ only’ information and documents on the PSI website
  • Gain access to events that non-members of the PSI cannot access

European Federation of Psychology Students Association (EFPSA) Membership

  • Annual EFPSA Scientific Congress
  • European Summer School
  • Journal of European Psychology Students
  • Train the Trainers
  • Travel Network
See for more information 

Networking Opportunities

  • Meet fellow students with similar interests
  • Get advice from other students and professionals about jobs, courses, research etc.


  • Free entry to events with guest speakers & workshops
  • Discount on registration fees for the PSI Annual Conference (non-members €500 versus €160 with membership!)
  • Discounts on clothes, activities, travel etc. for graduate members with group membership scheme. 

How do I get in contact?

You can contact us via:

We are always here to help so feel free to message us whenever!  Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates; website for details of events; the Irish Psychologist for reports OR you can talk to your local SAG representative (for details see Facebook page).

How do I join?

Once you join the PSI as a student subscriber/affiliate subscriber or a postgraduate member, you automatically become part of SAG. 

Related Upcoming Events

An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Presenters: Colin O’Driscoll and Gary Broderick

21st - 22nd September


Using the Woodcock Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Ability
Prsenter: Ian O’Grady

21st September


Winning Through Well-Being: Exploring the Benefits and Co-Benefits of Sport and Physical Activity (part of the 2017 PSI Autumn Winter Public Lecture Series)
Speakers: Dr Kate Kirby, Dr Tadhg MacIntyre, Jessie Barr & Niamh Briggs

21st September


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