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The Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG) is the dedicated BPS community for psychology postgraduates based at UK institutions.

For any inquiries please email [email protected]


The elected PsyPAG committee, made up of research postgraduates, taught postgraduates, and practitioners-in-training, includes representatives for each sub-division within the BPS, with their role being to represent postgraduate interests within that network or the BPS generally.

They also liaise with the Student Committee to raise awareness of postgraduate issues in the undergraduate community.

The Core Committee

Additional teams and representatives

Becoming a PsyPAG representative

Elections for open positions are held at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which takes place at the PsyPAG Conference in July. However, it is possible for positions to become available throughout the year.

If a position does become available, we will make a call for applications through our social media channels, as well as other communications, such as the psychology research JISCmail list. All applications will be reviewed by the committee where an individual is co-opted at the quarterly committee meeting.

To become a PsyPAG representative, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be enrolled on a postgraduate course at a UK institution

  2. You must have at least six months left of your course

  3. You must be a BPS member

You will be required to submit evidence of your studentship along with your application.

For information on any of our vacant positions, please contact the current representative or alternatively the vice-chair.

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