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.

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E.g., 2016-06-02
E.g., 2016-06-02
Upcoming events
Ink Remix: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong 墨變:中國大陸台灣香港當代藝術 image

Ink Remix: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong 墨變:中國大陸台灣香港當代藝術

Saturday, 27 February 2016, 10am
In a diverse range of 35 works by 14 artists, this exhibition reveals the ongoing centrality of ink in contemporary Chinese art

Free Eye Examinations available on campus

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 9am
FREE Eye Examinations available during semesters
Shona Illingworth: Lesions in the landscape image

Shona Illingworth: Lesions in the landscape

Friday, 4 March 2016, 10am
This exhibition examines the complex individual and societal impact of amnesia.
Contracting with corporate customers and channel partners image

Contracting with corporate customers and channel partners

Monday, 2 May 2016, 1pm
Learn the top tips for contracting with corporate customers and channel partners.
David Juurlink – Studying drug safety in the real world: Challenges and opportunities image

David Juurlink – Studying drug safety in the real world: Challenges and opportunities

Monday, 2 May 2016, 3pm
Join David Juurlink as he discusses how large healthcare databases can be used to inform our understanding of drug safety.
The Hunting Ground - Film screening and panel discussion image

The Hunting Ground - Film screening and panel discussion

Monday, 2 May 2016, 5:15pm
This screening of US Feature Documentary ‘The Hunting Ground’ is followed by a panel discussion and light refreshments.
Law Parent & Student Information Evening 2016 image

Law Parent & Student Information Evening 2016

Monday, 2 May 2016, 6:30pm
Join us for Law Parent & Student Information Evening to find out what studying Law at UNSW is really like.
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Victoria Hunt

Monday, 2 May 2016, 7:30pm
Victoria Hunt performs a new work for her final Honours project.
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Postgraduate Information Sessions

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 5:30pm
Discover how a postgraduate degree can make a real difference to your career and enrich your prospects.
Blockchain, so hot right now.  image

Blockchain, so hot right now.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 6pm
This workshop will give an overview of what bitcoin is from a monetary and blockchain perspective.
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Waffle Wednesdays

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 10:30am
Waffles anyone? Come and get your hump day waffle fix and meet like minded others.
Utzon Lecture and Inaugural Judith Neilson Lecture: Resilient Neighbourhoods? image

Utzon Lecture and Inaugural Judith Neilson Lecture: Resilient Neighbourhoods?

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 7pm
Utzon Lecture and Inaugural Judith Neilson Lecture: Resilient Neighbourhoods? by Professor David Sanderson
'Have Universities lost their way?' - The 2016 Warrane Lecture image

'Have Universities lost their way?' - The 2016 Warrane Lecture

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 8pm
Professor John Haldane, will deliver this year’s Warrane Lecture at the College on Wednesday 4 May 2016.
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Startup Soda

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10am
Get help for your startup from our in-house associates!
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Precious Plastic

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 12pm
Precious Plastic is developing machines using basic tools and materials built from open source blueprints.
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Social Innovation

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 1pm
This course will provide you with the inspiration and skills to embark on your own kind of social innovation projects.
Urban migration and crises: a 21st century challenge image

Urban migration and crises: a 21st century challenge

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 7pm
David Sanderson, Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture, leads a panel discussion with experts in humanitarian response and the built environment.
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Relaxed Attention

Friday, 6 May 2016, 12:30pm
Use the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness to let your ideas fly.
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Open House

Friday, 6 May 2016, 3:30pm
Curios about innovation? Want to learn more about the MCIC? Then join us for our open house!
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Fridays @ 4

Friday, 6 May 2016, 4pm
Informal afternoon networking aimed to help you meet people from the broader innovation ecosystem.
CRIMSOC Counter-Terrorism Speaker Panel image

CRIMSOC Counter-Terrorism Speaker Panel

Friday, 6 May 2016, 5:30pm
CRIMSOC Counter-Terrorism Speaker Panel: :Laws, Policing and Community
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Fix it Fridays

Friday, 6 May 2016, 6pm
Fixing things instead of replacing broken stuff with new goods saves resources, money and not to mention the environment!

Twilight Tunes #1

Friday, 6 May 2016, 6:30pm
Leading jazz and Indian musicians Sandy Evan and Bobby Singh weave a kaleidoscope of colour, rhythm and melody.
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The Big Bang

Friday, 6 May 2016, 6:30pm
We invite you to learn about our current understanding of Quarks, Dark Matter and the Universe!
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Improving the quality of teaching in the workplace

Monday, 9 May 2016, 1pm
This seminar discusses the 'Blended Learning Approach to Supervisor Training' project who's goal improves learning within the professional placement setting.
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Australia Ensemble lunchtime concert

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 1:10pm
Australia Ensemble lunchtime concert: Free all welcome
Can students learn from imperfect analytics? image

Can students learn from imperfect analytics?

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 3:30pm
This upcoming LA-EDS group meeting will be presented by Dr Kirsty Kitto, Queensland University of Technology.
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3D Printing 101

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 4pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
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Waffle Wednesdays

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:30am
Waffles anyone? Come and get your hump day waffle fix and meet like minded others.
3D Printing 101 image

3D Printing 101

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 12pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
Why gamified learning and using games to teach are not the same thing image

Why gamified learning and using games to teach are not the same thing

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 1pm
Can we improve educational games by allowing students to have fun exploring concepts through hypothesis testing and internal motivation?

What the Heck is Going on with the US Presidential Election?

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 5:30pm
A special forum on the US elections on the evening of Wednesday 11 May.
Precious Plastic image

Precious Plastic

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 12pm
Precious Plastic is developing machines using basic tools and materials built from open source blueprints.
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Social Innovation

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1pm
This course will provide you with the inspiration and skills to embark on your own kind of social innovation projects.
StartUp Link: Connecting Startups and Students - is this a viable MVP? image

StartUp Link: Connecting Startups and Students - is this a viable MVP?

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 5:30pm
This seminar and networking session will focus on MVPs and why they are crucial for startup success.
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Relaxed Attention

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:30pm
Use the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness to let your ideas fly.
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Fix it Fridays

Friday, 13 May 2016, 6pm
Learn the art of tinkering by fixing things instead of replacing broken stuff!

G16 Jazz with the UNSW Guitar Ensemble

Friday, 13 May 2016, 7pm
The G16 Jazz Ensemble meets weekly to explore the exciting dynamics of small group improvisation in jazz.
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Bright Young Things image

Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Bright Young Things

Saturday, 14 May 2016, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Bright Young Things
Sound Lab and Contemporary Composition Ensemble image

Sound Lab and Contemporary Composition Ensemble

Monday, 16 May 2016, 5pm
Sound Lab is an experimental music environment that allows students to explore sonic possibilities.
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3D Printing 101

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 4pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
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Waffle Wednesdays

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 10:30am
Waffles anyone? Come and get your hump day waffle fix and meet like minded others.
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3D Printing 101

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
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Shop Tools 101

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1pm
In this 1 hour workshop your MCIC Mentor will demystify how to and when to use various workshop tools.

Experiences of Using and Opportunities to Use the New Learning Spaces at UNSW to Support Active & Collaborative Learning

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1pm
Join the next meeting of the Flipped Classroom Community fo Practice

Twilight Tunes #2

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 7pm
Musicians from the Bachelor of Music programme present classics to moderns, for piano solo and piano plus.
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Startup Soda

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10am
Get help for your startup from our in-house associates!
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Design Thinking

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10am
An introduction to the methodology of design thinking.
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Social Innovation

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 1pm
This course will provide you with the inspiration and skills to embark on your own kind of social innovation projects.
Cross Rhythms: Gamelan and West African Drumming image

Cross Rhythms: Gamelan and West African Drumming

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 6pm
Suwitra Jaya The UNSW Balinese Gamelan and The UNSW West African Drum Ensemble Senegalese Djembe music
Yeonmi Park:The Young North Korean Defector Changing the World image

Yeonmi Park:The Young North Korean Defector Changing the World

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 6:30pm
Human rights activist Yeonmi Park shares her extraordinary story of survival and escape as a North Korean defector.
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Open House

Friday, 20 May 2016, 3:30pm
Curios about innovation? Want to learn more about the MCIC? Then join us for our open house!
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Fridays @ 4

Friday, 20 May 2016, 4pm
Informal afternoon networking aimed to help you meet people from the broader innovation ecosystem.
Fix it Fridays image

Fix it Fridays

Friday, 20 May 2016, 6pm
Learn the art of tinkering by fixing things instead of replacing broken stuff!
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Music Projects: Collaborations

Friday, 20 May 2016, 6:30pm
Join 4th year music students for an evening of musical collaborations showcasing musical projects from Latin to Jazz and opera.
Exploring the influence of student support initiatives on academic success: a multilevel modelling approach image

Exploring the influence of student support initiatives on academic success: a multilevel modelling approach

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:30pm
This LA-EDS seminar will be presented by Meryl Stone and Dr Todd Walton, Student Life and Learning, UNSW.
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3D Printing 101

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
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Waffle Wednesdays

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:30am
Waffles anyone? Come and get your hump day waffle fix and meet like minded others.
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3D Printing 101

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.

Third Year Music Recitals 2016

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 6:30pm
From opera to pop and classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
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UNSW Biggest International Morning Tea

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10am
The event raises money for cancer research, prevention and support programmes across Australia.
A Great Debate: Of course you can measure good teaching! (It's a 5.3) image

A Great Debate: Of course you can measure good teaching! (It's a 5.3)

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 1pm
So, can we measure excellent teaching? Or is focusing on measurement missing the point? Join the debate.
Listen Up! 2016 UNSW Jazz Orchestra and Advanced Jazz Ensemble image

Listen Up! 2016 UNSW Jazz Orchestra and Advanced Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 8pm
Curated and conducted by internationally renowned saxophonist and composer Sandy Evans and distinctive pianists and composer Alister Spence.
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UNSW Wind Symphony & Orchestra concert: One Life Beautiful

Friday, 27 May 2016, 7pm
UNSW Wind Symphony & Orchestra concert: One Life Beautiful
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Collegium Musicum Choir: Handel MESSIAH

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 5pm
Collegium Musicum Choir: Handel MESSIAH
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Move 16: UNSW Mid Year Dance Presentations

Monday, 30 May 2016, 7:30pm
A presentation of movement choreographed by lecturers and students, generated throughout the semester through classwork and research projects.
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Handbells on the Mall

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 12pm
The UNSW Handbells Ensemble and Society performing arrangements of yore and their own creation.
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3D Printing 101

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 4pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.
3D Printing 101 image

3D Printing 101

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 12pm
At the end of this 1 hour induction you will be able to tinker and experiment with the printers autonomously.