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., 2015-09-04
E.g., 2015-09-04
Upcoming events

Modern Languages Term 3 courses at UNSW Institute of Languages

Monday, 13 July 2015, 6:30pm
Modern Language courses offered in 11 languages.
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Connections in Learning & Teaching Seminars and Workshops

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 12pm
Semester 2, 2015 Events

Japanese Manga and Anime course

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 6:30pm
Explore the fascinating world of Japanese Manga and Anime.
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Educational Support at UNSW - Connect & Grow Workshop Series

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2pm
Students are invited to register for the Connect and Grow Workshop Series hosted by the UNSW Educational Support Service.

Chinese for Business courses

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 6:30pm
Stand out among the growing Australian business communities engaging with China.
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Luminocity

Monday, 24 August 2015, 9am
An exhibition of real world projects from students and graduates across all built environment professions.
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Design-Led Tuesdays: Lunchtime workshops

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 12pm
Find out more about how design thinking is driving innovation.
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Waffle Wednesdays

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10am
Free waffles in the new Michael Crouch Innovation Centre!
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UNSW Open Day

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 9am
Find the right information to help you choose a degree and learn more about life as a student at UNSW.
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People Like Us

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10am
People Like Us explores the interrelationship between art, technology and humanity in the work of 12 leading international artists.
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Streets of Papunya

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10am
The most ambitious exhibition this decade by a new generation of artists from Australia’s most famous desert art community.
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John Fries Award 2015

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10am
Since 2010, the John Fries Award has become a key launching pad for early career visual artists.
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Twilight Tunes #3

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 3:30pm
Informal. Eclectic. Surprising.
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Connections Seminar Series

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 12pm
This session explores through discussion how a gamified learning environment could be used to change the way courses are taught.
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Australia Ensemble @UNSW Free Lunchtime Concert

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 1:10pm
Enjoy a free recital of music by Mozart, Edwards, Moszkovski and Maxwell Davies.
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Design Led Tuesdays: Design Centred Business

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 6pm
What are the benefits of being Design Led?
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Honours Projects 2015 - Performance

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 7pm
Honours students in Performance and Dance present their work.

The Common Place of Law: How to Study Law in Everyday Life

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 11:30am
UNSW Law welcomes scholars and students of all disciplines to attend a Masterclass with Professor Susan Silbey.
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Slam Poetry Workshop with Zohab Khan

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 2pm
Reigning Australian Poetry Slam Champion Zohab Khan will take participants on a journey exploring culture and identity through poetry.
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In conversation: Zohab Khan and Philip George

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 5pm
A Slam Poetry performance by Zohab Khan and talk by artist Philip George
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Utzon Lecture - The second digital turn in architecture: computation, simulation, optimization, and the style of big data

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 6:30pm
Utzon Lecture - Mario Carpo titled The second digital turn in architecture: computation, simulation, optimization, the style of big data
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Classical Guitar masterclass with Karin Schaupp

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 1:10pm
Join leading Australian classical guitarist Karin Schaupp as she instructs promising UNSW students in this free and open-to-the-public masterclass.
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Children’s Cancer Institute Student Information Night

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 5:30pm
Find out about Children’s Cancer Institute PhD opportunities at our Student Information Night.
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Australia Ensemble @UNSW - The Dance of Nature

Saturday, 12 September 2015, 8pm
Join Australia's premier chamber group for a Saturday evening subscription concert.

Scientia Series: Academic Freedom

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 3pm
A thought provoking and open conversation on academic freedom in Australia and beyond, including its importance, limits, threats and safeguards.
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Learning Analytics: the student perspective

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 3:30pm
The newly established Learning Analytics & Data Science in Education Research Group runs fortnightly seminars open to everyone.
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Design Led Tuesdays: Design For Advantage

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 6pm
How does investment in design bring innovation and competitive advantage?
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Looking up close at India from down under - Sunjay Sudhir, Consul-General of India

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 1pm
Consul General of India in Sydney Sunjay Sudhir
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Semester 2 Induction for Postgraduate Researchers

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 4pm
Attendance at the Postgraduate Researchers Induction is compulsory for all commencing research candidates at UNSW.
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Free Public Lecture - Dr Jenny Hammond and Jane Wallace

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 4pm
The transition of students from refugee backgrounds from Intensive English Centres (IECs) to mainstream high school.
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Actuarial Studies Students/Parents Information Evening

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 5:30pm
Information about the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies degree, dual degrees and the Co-Op Scholarship programs.
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Built Environment High School Student and Parent Information Evening

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 6:30pm
As part of Luminocity, UNSW Built Environment invites high-school students and their families to an information evening on 16 September.
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Paradise: Halcyon performs chamber music by Schultz and Page

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 1pm
Halcyon presents a captivating chamber music program for voice, cello and piano by Australian composers Andrew Schultz and Rosalind Page.
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Progressions : Music Showcase

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 7:30pm
Music performances of works showing lines of connection and change through time and space.

ISCAST-CASE Lecture “Faith in Science? On the relationship between faith, wisdom and science” by Prof Tom McLeish, FRS

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 7:30pm
This ISCAST-CASE lecture “Faith in Science? On the relationship between faith, wisdom and science”, is by Prof Tom McLeish, FRS
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Videos in the curriculum – What does the research tell us?

Friday, 18 September 2015, 3:30pm
Join the next seminar of the UNSW Learning Analytics & Data Science in Education Research Group.
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Taste of Electrical Engineering Workshop for Year 10 and 11 students

Monday, 21 September 2015, 8:30am
A three-day Year 10 and Year 11 workshops for high school students who enjoy mathematics and problem solving
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Museum School Holidays Program

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10am
A holiday experience of all things bionic.

AdminNet Setting and Achieving Goals

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 12:30pm
AdminNet Information Session on Setting and Achieving Goals
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UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4:30pm
The Three Minute Thesis Competition will give you a snapshot of the wonderful research being done at UNSW.
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Burgundian Consort Annual Recital: In Love and War

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 7:30pm
The annual recital of UNSW's resident chamber choir.

PRME SEMINAR: Indigenous students in Business with Professor Peter Radoll

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 5pm
Our PRME Seminar with Professor Radoll including Q & A will be followed with opportunity for networking.

Chinese Moon Festival

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 6pm
Celebrate the Moon Festival. Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations
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2015 APRU Ageing in the Asia–Pacific Research Symposium

Sunday, 27 September 2015, 9am
2015 APRU Ageing in the Asia–Pacific Research Symposium – Call for Papers

Australian Social Policy conference

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9am
The Australian Social Policy Conference is the pre-eminent multidisciplinary conference concerned with issues of social policy in Australia and beyond.
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HSC Biology revision day

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 9:30am
1 day to hone your HSC biology skills.
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The Science of Sad Sounds - Professor David Huron

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 6pm
Professor David Huron discusses the role of emotion in music and asks, what makes a sound sound sad?