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Life at ISN Psychology

One size does not fit all, and one teaching method does not suit every lesson or student. Our academics pay close attention and develop caring relationships with our students, allowing for the adaptation of curricula to meet the social, emotional, and educational needs of everyone. The ISN Psychology student experience is enriched by online and face to face options, support services, dynamic environment, and cutting edge resources and facilities.


Student Services and Resources

Library Resources

Location: ISN Psychology, Ivanhoe and Online

ISN Psychology utilises EBSCOhost databases which are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end users. Through these services ISN Psychology will provide students access to the following resources and collections.  

Academic Search Ultimate is a multidisciplinary collection which provides access to over 11000 full-text journals and magazines from North America, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Latin America, 6200 of them indexed in Web of Science or Scopus. Researchers can benefit from the combination of scientific journals, reports, books and videos which covers almost all key subject areas like anthropology, biology, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology and many more.

PsycINFO (APA) provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioural and health sciences. Updated weekly, PsycINFO provides access to journal articles, book chapters and dissertations.

PsycARTICLES (APA) provides access to the full text of the complete electronic catalogue of APA peer-reviewed journals. Updated weekly. Includes journals from the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group

MEDLINE Complete is a full-text database providing access to top-tier biomedical and health journals.


IT Support Services

At ISN Psychology we use a range of digital technologies to provide you with the latest and state of the art learning platforms for your study:

ISN Moodle – The ISN Psychology Moodle site will be your primary point of interaction – the Moodle site contains your enrolled units, lecture slides, readings and assignment submissions functionality in addition to detailed information about our student and library services.

ISN Student Portal – The ISN Psychology Student Portal allows you to access your enrolment details with ISN Psychology. Students can  edit their personal details,  course enrolment and study history, and check their timetable.

Student Gmail – Every student will be provided with a school specific student gmail account. This account will be the primary method of communication between ISN and students.

IT Helpdesk – An IT support service for students with technical problems or any queries regarding our online services, such as online lectures, tutorials, and submitting assignments. 

Disability Services

Students with a disability must indicate this on the ISN Psychology Acceptance of Offer form which is accessible on student management system when a student is made an offer of a place.

The nature and extent of a disability is required to be articulated. Students will then work with our Disability Officer to determine how disability support considerations can be accommodated within our course delivery framework.

Student Support

Access to Counselling for Students

Students can access an allocation of ISN Psychology funded counselling sessions.  Information is available though Student Liaison Officer.  Further information is available through ISN Learning management system (Moodle) or contact us.

Student Appeals and Rights

Full details of the rights of students to appeal, to complain, to be provided with a safe, secure environment and bully-free environment, and to access support services are outlined in our ISN Psychology Policies and Procedures handbook.

A range of committees are in place to protect the rights of students and to ensure that all students are treated fairly, assessed fairly and that their conduct is in keeping with the College standards.

ISN Seminar Series

Location: ISN Psychology Ivanhoe, Online via Webex for enrolled students

Honours and Masters Students will have the opportunity to attend special seminars co-ordinated through ISN Psychology.  In addition, the Austin Precinct has seminars on a variety of health topics providing students will the opportunity to attend informative seminars delivered by work leading experts.

Disability an Student Support

Orientation Programs: Transition Workshops

Each Semester see out Key Dates

A transition workshop will be held the week prior to the first semester of each course offering during our orientation day where students can meet staff and hear about the expectations and challenges that now face them as they enter into tertiary study.  Students have the opportunity to meet other students in different year levels (once the course becomes established) and be part of a mentoring program to assist students through the transition.


Orientation Programs: Facilities Tour

Contact Us to make an appointment

A tour of our facilities can be arranged by contacting our Registrar.  Over three locations Kew, Ivanhoe and Bundoora our clinic and teaching facilities are cutting edge.  


Orientation Programs: Writing psychology assignments workshops

See your Moodle Page for more information

Will be available to first year undergraduate students who will be informed of the various examination types, the APA referencing style required and the ISN policy and procedures regarding assignments.

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