Psychology Society award on permanent display in 7 George Square

Congratulations to the Psychology Society (PsychSoc), whose Student Award is now on display in the mezzanine level of the Psychology Building, 7 George Square.

PsychSoc Award 2022-03-24

About the award

PsychSoc won the Commitment Award at the Edinburgh University Students' Association Student Awards 2022. This award highlights those who go the extra mile to ensure that students feel connected to their academic or social community.

The society were commended for striving to offer a safe space for all its members and for how they support each other during challenging times.

Departmental response

“The Psychology Society play an integral role in fostering our Psychology student community, bringing students together to provide both academic and peer support. The Psychology Department are both delighted and proud that all their hard work has been recognised by the Student Award for Commitment. Many congratulations to our fabulous Psychology Society!” Dr Sarah MacPherson, Head of Psychology.

“PsychSoc are an inspiration. Their vibrant and committed committee have worked hard this year, to provide a welcoming and inclusive programme of events, in support of their student community. Congratulations on their Student Award for Commitment - well-deserved!” Shian Holt, Head of Student Support and Enhancement.

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Psych Award group photo

Student Awards

The Student Awards were introduced in 2018 to celebrate passionate students who go above and beyond. The Awards recognise individuals and groups who dedicate their time to a cause, stand up for others, foster supportive student communities, overcome personal challenges and much more.