Welcome to UNSW Events

The University hosts a wide range of events both on and off-campus throughout the year. They range from concert performances to open days and free public lectures on contemporary issues such as the environment, healthcare and global politics.

For venue bookings, please visit UNSW Venues and Events.

Find an event
E.g., 2014-09-03
E.g., 2014-09-03
Upcoming events
THE CHOSEN - a play based on the novel by Chaim Potok image

THE CHOSEN - a play based on the novel by Chaim Potok

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 7:30pm
THE CHOSEN is the story of two boys and two fathers… Five blocks and a world apart.
Moodle training workshops for staff image

Moodle training workshops for staff

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10am
Workshops to support staff with using Moodle in semester 2 have been scheduled in August and September 2014.
2014 Utzon Lecture Series - Professor John Tomaney image

2014 Utzon Lecture Series - Professor John Tomaney

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 6:30pm
Utzon Lectures present ideas from leading contributors of international significance in the design, delivery and management of the built environment.
Public health aspects of infectious diseases research symposium image

Public health aspects of infectious diseases research symposium

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 8:30am
The conference will focus on vulnerable populations, translation and policy, epidemiology and modelling, global infectious disease, risk behaviours and infections.
Connections seminar: Marking on an iPad image

Connections seminar: Marking on an iPad

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 1pm
This hands on workshop will demonstrate how to mark student work using Grademark within the Turnitin iPad app.
Biomedical research expo and student information night image

Biomedical research expo and student information night

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 5pm
Are you looking to do a PhD, Masters or Honours in 2015?
Justice Talks with Raimond Gaita image

Justice Talks with Raimond Gaita

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 6pm
Philosopher and award-winning writer Raimond Gaita will deliver the 2014 Justice Talks Lecture.
Open Day  image

Open Day

Saturday, 6 September 2014, 9am
Experience UNSW up close and personal. Your one stop shop for questions and answers.
Drug and alcohol research in the 21st century: critical issues and new directions image

Drug and alcohol research in the 21st century: critical issues and new directions

Monday, 8 September 2014, 8:30am
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre's Annual research showcase
SPRC seminar series 2014: National disability (social) policy and technology: Do we have a framework? And does it work? image

SPRC seminar series 2014: National disability (social) policy and technology: Do we have a framework? And does it work?

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 12:30pm
Gerard Goggin is Professor of Media and Communications at The University of Sydney and an ARC Future Fellow.
Connections seminar: "Student expectations in a changing world" image

Connections seminar: "Student expectations in a changing world"

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1pm
In a world of technological change and increasing globalization of Universities, we face increasing challenges responding to growing student expectations.

Honours projects 2014

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 5pm
Honours students' perfomances, screenings or installations, are shown publicly on campus, in both the Io Myers Studio and Studio One.
2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion image

2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 6pm
In the 2014 New College Lectures Professor Peter Harrison will focus on the changing boundaries of science and religion.
Meet the CEO with Professor Fred Hilmer AO image

Meet the CEO with Professor Fred Hilmer AO

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 7pm
Meet the CEO gives you access to leadership insights from Corporate Australia’s leading players.
Supporting student success through embedded curriculum strategies II image

Supporting student success through embedded curriculum strategies II

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 1pm
This presentation focuses on strategies to increase student success, and the ways such strategies can be embedded within existing curricula.
Professor The Hon. Bob Carr, Conversation with a Foreign Minister image

Professor The Hon. Bob Carr, Conversation with a Foreign Minister

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 1pm
Bob Carr, Australia’s Foreign Minister from March 2012 – September 2013 will discuss his experiences as Australia’s ‘top diplomat’
Professor Ronan McDonald in conversation with Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland image

Professor Ronan McDonald in conversation with Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 6pm
Professor Rónán McDonald in conversation with Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland.
2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion image

2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 6pm
In the 2014 New College Lectures Professor Peter Harrison will focus on the changing boundaries of science and religion.
2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion image

2014 New College lectures: Exploring the territories of science & religion

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 6pm
In the 2014 New College Lectures Professor Peter Harrison will focus on the changing boundaries of science and religion.

Special education conference: building bridges among researchers and practitioners

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9am
Special Education Conference - Building Bridges Among Researchers and Practitioners
Postgraduate Week image

Postgraduate Week

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:30pm
Investigate your postgraduate degree options at an information session.
Connections Seminar "TELT admin and support network meeting" image

Connections Seminar "TELT admin and support network meeting"

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:30pm
This network for TELT administrators and support staff provides an opportunity for staff to meet each other and share ideas.
Australia Ensemble @UNSW free lunch hour concert series 2014 - concert 5 image

Australia Ensemble @UNSW free lunch hour concert series 2014 - concert 5

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:10pm
Enjoy world-class chamber music in an intimate atmosphere.

Actuarial Studies information evening

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:30pm
Actuarial Studies Information Evening for Year 11 and Year 12 HIgh School students and parents
2014 Utzon Lecture Series - Barry Bergdoll image

2014 Utzon Lecture Series - Barry Bergdoll

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 6:30pm
Utzon Lectures present ideas from leading contributors of international significance in the design, delivery and management of the built environment.
Australia Ensemble @UNSW free workshop series 2014 - Ian Munro on Arthur Benjamin image

Australia Ensemble @UNSW free workshop series 2014 - Ian Munro on Arthur Benjamin

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 1:10pm
Enter the compelling world of Australian classical music.
Moodle training workshops for staff image

Moodle training workshops for staff

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10am
Workshops to support staff with using Moodle in semester 2 have been scheduled in August and September 2014.
2014 UNSW 3 Minute thesis interfaculty final image

2014 UNSW 3 Minute thesis interfaculty final

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 4:30pm
Join us at this lively and competitive evening of ‘pitches’ from some of our brightest research candidates.

Australia Ensemble @UNSW subscription series 2014

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 8pm
Resurrecting a great Australian composition.
Surviving the zombie apocalypse -a holiday adventure image

Surviving the zombie apocalypse -a holiday adventure

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10am
Your Very last chance to learn everything you need to survive the coming Zombie Plague.
Wudang martial arts master class image

Wudang martial arts master class

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10am
Master Jack will demonstrate and teach Taichi on the Library Lawn from 12:00pm-1:30pm 22-24 Sep.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Wudang martial arts master class image

Wudang martial arts master class

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10am
Master Jack will demonstrate and teach Taichi on the Library Lawn from 12:00pm-1:30pm 22-24 Sep.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Connections Seminar "Transforming large first year classes: a comprehensive approach to student engagement" image

Connections Seminar "Transforming large first year classes: a comprehensive approach to student engagement"

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12pm
A/Prof Karen Burke Da Silva, Flinders University, provides practical advice about lecturing to large classes and engaging students.
"A new frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics" - Prof Terry Speed image

"A new frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics" - Prof Terry Speed

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 5:30pm
A free public lecture by Professor Terry Speed, Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Recipient (2013).
Wudang martial arts master class image

Wudang martial arts master class

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10am
Master Jack will demonstrate and teach Taichi on the Library Lawn from 12:00pm-1:30pm 22-24 Sep.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Burgundian Consort annual recital 2014 - Della terra image

Burgundian Consort annual recital 2014 - Della terra

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 7:30pm
Choral works including Monteverdi, Debussy, Hindemith and Wesley-Smith
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Surviving the zombie apocalypse -a holiday adventure image

Surviving the zombie apocalypse -a holiday adventure

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10am
Your Very last chance to learn everything you need to survive the coming Zombie Plague.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
Seminar “Radar and Radar Interferometry for the remote sensing of the Earth and Planets” image

Seminar “Radar and Radar Interferometry for the remote sensing of the Earth and Planets”

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 6pm
“Radar and Radar Interferometry for the Remote Sensing of the Earth and Planets” Dr Scott Hensley,NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
2014 Fenner conference on the environment  image

2014 Fenner conference on the environment

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 8:30am
2014 Australian Academy of Science Fenner Conference on the Environment.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection
HSC Biology revision day image

HSC Biology revision day

Friday, 3 October 2014, 9:30am
Our Biology Day is a mix of revision, inspiration and motivation all designed to promote the best outcome for you.
Dissection workshop image

Dissection workshop

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:30am
A guided dissection