Get involved with the South Eastern Division

There are lots of ways you can get involved with the South Eastern Division!

Taking a role on the Executive Committee

The South Eastern's Executive Committee are always looking for new members! Being a member of the Exec will help you expand your network of professional contacts, shape the service the College provides to members in the region, and will be a lot of fun too.

Read more about the work of the Division Executive.

See Vacancies on the Division Executive - and other vacancies - and how to apply.

Promoting Careers in Psychiatry

We are extremely focused and proactive about promoting careers in psychiatry and increasing the numbers of people who choose psychiatry as a career.  To find out more about the work that we do in recruiting to psychiatry or how you can get involved, please contact Karen Morgan.

Attending an event or training session

The Divisions team works hard to provide great events and training sessions at which you can gain CPD points, keep your knowledge up to date and network with other members, carers and patient representatives in the region.

Find out about our upcoming events.

Contributing to the Division's news updates or speaking at an event

We'd love to hear from Division members who'd like to contribute an article to our news updates or speak at one of our events. If you'd like to, please email

Nominating someone for a South Eastern Trainees and Trainers Award

If you're aware of a trainee or trainer in the South East who deserves recognition, nominate them for one of our prestigious awards.

Find out more and nominate someone for an award.

Prizes and Bursaries

Each year the South Eastern Division runs a FYMS Poster prize n Essay prize for medical students and foundation doctors, a divisional poster prize for trainees and SAS doctors and a poetry prize for staff with a connection to mental health and these are held at the Spring Conference.

A maximum of two prizes of £200 for each of the poster prizes, and £75 for the poetry prize, are offered, depending on the standard and number of submissions.

Find out how to apply.

The Division has a number of bursaries they offer to its members each year to promote recruitment into psychiatry, help financially support attendance at International Congress, and to attend regional, national and international conferences and events.

  • International Congress
  • Leaders Plus NHS Foundation Fellowship
  • Travel bursary
  • Recruitment into psychiatry

To find out more about our bursaries, please see our bursaries page.

Representing the Division at the annual Mindmasters quiz

Each year the Division takes part in the Mindmasters quiz, which began in 2022. If you enjoy quizzes and would like to take part in the team, we'd love to hear from you. Contact for more information.

Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry