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London the final leg on Claire’s road to experimental psychology

During her progression to PhD studies, Claire Machan’s curiosity for experimental over applied psychology was piqued. Her interest formed during early university studies and held fast until she graduated with her Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) in 2016.

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Posted by Virginia on 30 March 2017NEWS
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How human behaviour coaxed Neil from marketing to psychology

Neil Lucas’s attraction to psychology began during unrelated studies many years ago, as he explored the subject through elective units. But the allure of the field remained strong enough during a 15-year marketing and business development career for Neil to eventually consider a switch to clinical psychology.

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Posted by Virginia on 27 March 2017NEWS
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Social Welfare major stream adds value to ACAP Psychology Degree

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) has added a Social Welfare major stream to its popular Bachelor of Psychological Science. The innovation is the second curriculum update within four months, to the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited program, since a Criminology stream was included in October.

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Posted by Virginia on 14 March 2017NEWS
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Diploma puts Cassie on the path to clinical psychology

Cassie Carling’s steady progress towards her psychology qualification since leaving her Melbourne high school in 2014 is proof that an ATAR alone doesn’t determine your future.

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Posted by Virginia on 28 February 2017NEWS
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Hima set for a new career as a social worker ‘changing the world’

Accepting a job offered by her placement host has made the path from student to social worker easy for former dentist Hima Lal.

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Posted by Virginia on 16 February 2017NEWS
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Postgraduate Social Work the right step forward for interpreter

When Frankie Yue Zheng (pictured front row, centre, at Uniting Harris Community Centre) decided to advance her career prospects with a higher education, becoming a social worker appealed for its natural transition from her job at the time.

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Posted by Virginia on 13 February 2017NEWS
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Diploma path to psychology a good fit for Nic

Nic Laughlin, 26, had finished the first couple of units of e-business and philosophy degrees at university before finding his calling in psychology. He took the one-year diploma pathway to undergraduate study at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and is on-track to complete his Bachelor of Psychological Science...

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Posted by Virginia on 20 December 2016NEWS
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ACAP leaders and students explore innovation at NPI Conference

On November 4 at its Melbourne campus, Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) held its second biennial conference, with 118 faculty and students in attendance.

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Posted by on 6 December 2016NEWS
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ACAP volunteer team to lend community support in Kenya

Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) graduate Jade O’Brien (pictured, second from left) spent September 2016 in the hectic dual role of student and trainer. As she approached completion of her Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) studies, the former English language teacher and founder of Kenyan charity, Freedom Write Inc.

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Posted by Virginia on 29 September 2016NEWS
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From landscape gardener to AOD counsellor in a job straight from placement

When former landscape gardener Tony was looking to pursue a new vocation from scratch, he chose to study the Bachelor of Counselling at ACAP, for the course’s match to his satisfaction in helping others, and his personal interests in psychotherapy and sociology.

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Posted by Virginia on 19 September 2016NEWS