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., 2016-06-25
E.g., 2016-06-25
Upcoming events

Free Eye Examinations available on campus

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 9am
FREE Eye Examinations available during semesters
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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.
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Soldering 101

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1pm
In this 1 hour workshop everyone will have the chance to build a simple circuit made of basic components.
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Open Shop

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 6pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
AHRCentre Annual Public Lecture 2016 with Michael Posner image

AHRCentre Annual Public Lecture 2016 with Michael Posner

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 6:30pm
The AHRCentre's Annual Lecture will focus on business and human rights with Prof Michael Posner from NYU.
Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital 1 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital 1

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.
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Assistive Tech

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10am
Learn about digital fabrication and human centred design by making stuff that matters in order to help people with disabilities.
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.
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Research in Progress Meetings at St George and Sutherland Clinical School

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 1pm
Research in Progress Meetings at St George and Sutherland Clinical School
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Infinity Poster

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2pm
Build an interactive poster incorporating graphic design with electronics and programming!
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Open Shop

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 6pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
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.
City Planning Workshop – Shaping our city image

City Planning Workshop – Shaping our city

Friday, 27 May 2016, 9:30am
City planning workshop for high school students
Nashen Moodley, Artistic Director of Sydney Film Festival at UNSW image

Nashen Moodley, Artistic Director of Sydney Film Festival at UNSW

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12pm
Nashen Moodley, Artistic Director of the Sydney Film Festival, will speak about this year's festival with a special guest.
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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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Open Shop

Saturday, 28 May 2016, 1pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
Collegium Musicum Choir: Handel MESSIAH  image

Collegium Musicum Choir: Handel MESSIAH

Sunday, 29 May 2016, 5pm
Collegium Musicum Choir: Handel MESSIAH
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Outdoor Mobile Furniture

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10am
Design and build a mobile outdoor seating unit that can house a small garden with a focus on woodwork!
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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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3D Scanning Demo

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11am
We have a range of 3D Scanning technologies available for you to use and mentors to help you use them.
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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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Sustainable Infrastructure Showcase

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3pm
This special event is the culmination of final-year Civil and Environmental Engineering students' collaboration with leaders on Mer Island.
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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.
Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital II image

Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital II

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 5pm
UNSW student musicians present a repertoire of works from jazz to classical, original compositions to opera classics.
Open Shop image

Open Shop

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 6pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
Josh’s House – Learnings from the Operation and Monitoring of a 10 Star High Performance House image

Josh’s House – Learnings from the Operation and Monitoring of a 10 Star High Performance House

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 6:30pm
Addressing sustainable housing and construction, Josh Byrne will present at The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Infrastructure Showcase.
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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.
Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital III image

Third Year Music Recitals 2016 - Recital III

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 5pm
Be transported and enchanted as UNSW student musicians present a repertoire of works from jazz to classical.
Open Shop image

Open Shop

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 6pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace

Design 4 Social Innovation 2016

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 9am
Design 4 Social Innovation focuses on the latest thinking, doing and change emerging in design-led approaches for social innovation.
Assistive Tech image

Assistive Tech

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10am
Learn about digital fabrication and human centred design by making stuff that matters in order to help people with disabilities.
The Future of Drugs: Recreational drug use and sexual health among gay men image

The Future of Drugs: Recreational drug use and sexual health among gay men

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 12:30pm
Kane outlines some of the conditions most likely to mediate drug futures among gay and MSM in the medium term.
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Infinity Poster

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 2pm
Build an interactive poster incorporating graphic design with electronics and programming!
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Peer Evaluation Community of Practice

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 2:30pm
If you would like to try peer evaluation, review or assessment with your students, come along and join like-minded academics.
Open Shop image

Open Shop

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 6pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
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Video Projects Screenings 2016

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 7pm
Low budget but high-concept short video works developed by students through their final year.
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A&D Postgrad Projects

Friday, 3 June 2016, 10am
UNSW Galleries presents the work of three artists enrolled at UNSW Art & Design: Deborah Kelly, John Lethbridge and Russell Lowe
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Open Shop

Saturday, 4 June 2016, 1pm
Open door policy for students to work on their own projects in the Makerspace
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Gestures and animation to improve online learning

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 1pm
This seminar focuses on how we tap into our innate ability to learn by observing and use of instructional animations.
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Participatory Design of a Learning Space and Learning Analytics

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 3:30pm
This Learning Analytics & Data Science in Research Education Group seminar will be presented by Dr Simon Knight, Research Fellow, UTS.
Utzon Lecture and Donald K Turner Address: Footprints image

Utzon Lecture and Donald K Turner Address: Footprints

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 6:30pm
Utzon Lecture and Donald K Turner Address: Footprints by Kerry Hill AO Supported by the Donald K Turner Endowment
Ethics Under Fire Issues and Challenges from Contemporary Warfare for the Australian Army image

Ethics Under Fire Issues and Challenges from Contemporary Warfare for the Australian Army

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 9am
This conference explores the ethics of operational deployments and military service in an age of emerging technology and asymmetrical warfare.
The reality of virtual interaction: using online simulation for the development and assessment of communication skills image

The reality of virtual interaction: using online simulation for the development and assessment of communication skills

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 12pm
This seminar will discuss the benefits of using a virtual platform for development of communication-related skills.
UNSW Alumni Entrepreneurs and Innovation Summit image

UNSW Alumni Entrepreneurs and Innovation Summit

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 5pm
Join international and Australian entrepreneurs and thought leaders in San Francisco for the inaugural UNSW Alumni Entrepreneurs and Innovation Summit.