ACAP News

UK fellowship honours criminology lecturer

Posted by Virginia on 9 May 2018

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More than 20 years dedicated to criminology as a student and teacher have earned Senior Lecturer Matthew Thurgood a fellowship from the UK-based Higher Education Academy.

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Achievement from tragedy for married psychology graduates

Posted by Virginia on 26 April 2018

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Two family tragedies led to Tim and Maddie Christian’s decision to pursue psychology careers and make a difference for others experiencing grief. The couple, who have two young children, studied online and graduated in March 2018.  

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Royal Rehab award for ACAP student’s essay on Social Work identity

Posted by Virginia on 6 April 2018

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Australian College of Applied Psychology Social Work student Emily James won the inaugural Royal Rehab Alex Ommanney Prize for her reflections on social inclusion in practice. Emily received her award at the organisation’s  World Social Work Day celebrations on 21 March.

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Bachelor of Psychological Science now available on-campus in Brisbane

Posted by Virginia on 27 March 2018

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The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) is pleased to announce the availability the popular degree qualification for study at the Brisbane campus.

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Unique achievements celebrated on ACAP Graduation Day

Posted by Virginia on 23 March 2018

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At its Sydney campus Graduation Day on March 16, the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) acknowledged its milestones in Social Work. The event also featured unique personal celebrations for three families.

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Pet passion connects ACAP Counselling graduate to meaningful work

Posted by Virginia on 6 March 2018

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Trained animals help counsellors build client rapport, and a Melbourne ACAP graduate who sampled the technique at placement has begun a career in this specialised field.

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Graduate survey results showcase ACAP’s expert scholarship

Posted by Virginia on 24 January 2018

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has again fared well in the latest Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) survey of Psychology and Social Work graduates.

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ACAP’s newest professionals prepare to serve their communities

Posted by Virginia on 14 December 2017

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) celebrated its highest number of New South Wales graduands on 28 November. Around 750 people attended the graduation ceremony at the Wesley Conference Centre in the Sydney CBD.

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Educators talk tech and the future of work at ACAP conference

Posted by Virginia on 3 November 2017

The annual Australian College of Applied Psychology, Health Skills Australia and Navitas College of Public Safety conference was held at the Hyde Park campus in Sydney on the 30th October 2017. The theme was Educating the 21st Century Professionals: Learning, Teaching and Scholarship.

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ACAP teacher appointed to key Australian Psychological Society role

Posted by Virginia on 25 October 2017

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ACAP teacher and professional psychology programs coordinator, Associate Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry, has accepted a key volunteer position at the Australian Psychological Society.

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