Job Adverts

Part-time jobs and volunteering can be a great way to enhance your CV. DigiPsych have compiled a selection of recently advertised jobs which may appeal to psychology students. For tips and advice on finding useful and relevant work experience, follow this link [add hyperlink to Maddi’s article on work exp]. Lincoln’s School of Psychology aims…

The Benefits of Attending Events: Psychology4Students Registration Now Open

Events are a brilliant way to network with like-minded people, and can be really beneficial. Madeleine Pownall, a current third year student, has attended BPS events and Edinburgh Science Festival. She encourages other students to attend psychology events: “I found that after attending the BPS Conference and Edinburgh Science Festival, I had a new sense…

Graduation September 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017! Students from BSc Psychology, BSc Psychology with Forensic, BSc Psychology with Clinical, along with some of our Master’s and PhD students became graduates of the University of Lincoln on Wednesday the 6th of September 2017. The ceremony held in Lincoln cathedral featured a trumpet fanfare, moving speeches from members…

Technician services you might not know about…

Slack Slack is a group messaging service, like WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger. Like other group chat apps, anyone in the group can post and everyone else in the group can see it. We’ve been using it to get in touch with one another, but would like to open it up more to students so that…

Study Finds Boredom is Behavioural, Not Emotional

The BPS’s Research Digest recently featured an article which suggests that proneness to feeling bored is not a personality trait, but rather is linked to behaviour. The article references a research report, published in the journal Emotion, that assessed 4,000 American participants using an iPhone app. Information relating to their mood was collated, and boredom…

Dean of new LALT is Psychology lecturer Garry Wilson

The Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching (LALT) is a newly founded collective which aims to share and develop the best practice in learning and teaching. The LALT will encourage innovation, collaboration and participation in projects throughout the university. This will be achieved through: Providing administrative support for staff and student groups A good practice…

Interview with new psych rep Nial

What do you hope to achieve in your time as school rep? My main goal over the next year is to improve relationships between student of different year groups by promoting the various psychology societies. As a first-year rep I benefitted a lot from the guidance and support of students further in their studies, and…

A Guide to Finding Work Experience as a Psychology Student: Part 1

Psychology – and other social sciences – are notoriously difficult fields to find work experience in. The need for relevant, clinical experience is ingrained into students from the moment they walk into their first lecture, although it is far easier said than done. Last summer, I worked for two independent psychotherapy services and an NHS…

5 Tips For Psychology Freshers

1. Get involved The psychology courses at Lincoln are unique in that they are structured almost entirely around student experience. We have course reps (for single honours, forensic and clinical) for each year group, who feedback suggestions and comments from students to staff. Students can also get involved with research projects, as both research assistants…