The Summer 2016 issue of Mind Pad is now available:

    Volume 5, Issue 1. Full issue: Web or PDF

CPA Student Section Newsletter - Fall 2016!

Click here to read the Student Section Newsletter for Spring 2015: Spring 2015 CPA Student Newsletter

The Fall Newsletter is upcoming! If you are interested in submitting a piece for our next issue, please contact the section's Communication Officer, Alisia Palermo, at

The Spring 2016 issue of Mind Pad is now available:

    Volume 4, Issue 2. Full issue: Web or PDF

A Student’s Guide to the Canadian Psychological Association’s Annual Convention for Victoria 2016 is now available for download!


2016 Canadian Psychological Association's Lobby Day

Psychology session

Four doctoral students from across Canada were invited to take part in the 2016 Canadian Psychological Association's Lobby Day, along side the CPA Board of Directors. Pictured left to right: Lucy Karimi Amadala (University of Calgary, Counselling Psychology), Sarah Gray (University of Toronto, Clinical Psychology), Katherine Elliot (University of Ottawa, Clinical Psychology), and Zarina Giannone (University of British Columbia). Missing from the photo: Matt Murdoch (Carleton University, Social Psychology).


Operation Med School (Vancouver) Conference

Operation Med School (Vancouver) is hosting a conference on Saturday, April 30 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the University of British Columbia’s West Mall Swing Space Building. Lunch will be provided and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada.

This is a great opportunity for high school students interested in Med School to learn more about the field of medicine.

Please visit their website:

Or Like them on Facebook at:

CPA Student Executive Postions with the Section for Students in Psychology

Please consider running for a CPA Student Executive postion with the Section for Students in Psychology. We have extended the deadline to FEB. 15, 2016 to allow more time for you to submit your application! We are seeking applications from students who are engaged in the psychology community and who are willing to take on a valuable and rewarding leadership role.

A number of positions have become available for the 2016-2017 academic year including:

  1. Chair-Elect, 
  2. Administration and Finance Officer, 
  3. Graduate Student Affairs Officer, 
  4. Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer, and
  5. Communications Officer. 

Detailed descriptions about the positions and election process can be found at the end of this email or on our website:

To apply for these positions, please send the following materials to Alisia Palermo, our Communications Officer, at:

  1. A statement of intent that indicates the position for which you are applying, why you would like to hold the position, and what qualities you would bring to the position (max. 250-300 words);
  2. A short biography that includes information on your academic activities, your academic goals, and your personal interests (max. 250-300 words);
  3. Your curriculum vitae (max. four pages).


Good news! Our section now has a facebook and twitter page. 
"Like" our Facebook page:
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CPA Student Section Newsletter - Summer 2015!

Click here to read the Summer 2015 CPA Student Newsletter

If you are interested in submitting a piece for our next issue, please contact the section's Communication Officer, Alisia Palermo, at

CPA Counselling Psychology Section survey about doctoral programs in Counselling Psychology.

click here for more information, or click here to complete the survey.

Convention Workshops

Workshops provided by the Student Section at the 2016 CPA Convention are now available! Check them out on the 'Student Resources' webpage:

We are excited to see you at the 2017 CPA Convention in Toronto! 


 Student Executive 2016-2017:

Student Executive information is now available on the 'Student Executive 2016-2017' webpage.


Now Available: The CPA Student Section Newsletter

Welcome back, everyone! The CPA Student Section Executive proudly present the CPA Student Section Newsletter. This newsletter aims to improve the communication within our section and allows you to get to know your executive team as well as stay up to date on current events within the section.