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.

For student events, please visit Campus Life events and activities.

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E.g., 2017-03-26
E.g., 2017-03-26
Events: Date from: 2017-03-01, Date to: 2017-03-31
Exhibition: Exit image

Exhibition: Exit

Saturday, 7 January 2017, 10am
The Australian premiere of a major new installation which holds a mirror to the immense challenges confronting the world today.
Investment Banking and Consulting Evening 2017 image

Investment Banking and Consulting Evening 2017

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 4pm
For students interested in a career in Investment Banking, Consulting or Management Consulting
Exhibition - Penelope Benton: The Icing on the Cake image

Exhibition - Penelope Benton: The Icing on the Cake

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am
UNSW Galleries presents new work by artists that are candidates in higher degree research programs at UNSW Art & Design.
Exhibition - Abdul Abdullah: Terms of engagement: examining the rhetoric of radicalisation image

Exhibition - Abdul Abdullah: Terms of engagement: examining the rhetoric of radicalisation

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am
UNSW Galleries presents new work by artists that are candidates in higher degree research programs at UNSW Art & Design.
Biopolitical Studies Research Network presents PluS Alliance Fellow, Professor Nikolas Rose image

Biopolitical Studies Research Network presents PluS Alliance Fellow, Professor Nikolas Rose

Friday, 3 March 2017, 5:30pm
Public Lecture with PluS Alliance Fellow, Professor Nikolas Rose.
The New Wave speaker series image

The New Wave speaker series

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11am
The Speaker Series is aimed at engaging and promoting female entrepreneurship and leadership at UNSW.
Festival of Sport image

Festival of Sport

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12pm
Get active and involved with sport and play with ArcSport. Check out the fun activities at Festival of Sport.
Women in research: Bold perspectives. Positive change. image

Women in research: Bold perspectives. Positive change.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 12:15pm
This special Kirby Institute seminar celebrates the successes of women in research.
Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble
Free Lecture: Preventing torture: Operationalising systemic theories in the real world image

Free Lecture: Preventing torture: Operationalising systemic theories in the real world

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 5pm
Danielle Celermajer draws on work in Nepal and Sri Lanka to question how best to operationalise systemic analyses of injustice.
Exploring the Future of our Past with Technology  image

Exploring the Future of our Past with Technology

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 6pm
Hear about Tatjana’s journey – from digitizing coral reefs, scanning the Apollo 11, and 3D printing ancient baroque topologies.
Public lecture - Australia and the Future of "Sustainable Vertical Urbanism" image

Public lecture - Australia and the Future of "Sustainable Vertical Urbanism"

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 6:30pm
Australia and the Future of “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism” with Dr Antony Wood
Triumph: A play by Louris van de Geer. image

Triumph: A play by Louris van de Geer.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 7:30pm
TRIUMPH by Louris van de Geer. Directed by Tessa Leong. After a national tragedy, a young woman becomes a hero.
UNSW International Women's Day breakfast  image

UNSW International Women's Day breakfast

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 8:30am
Join UNSW’s International Women’s Day Breakfast on 8 March – Library Lawn
10th Annual Paul Reid & Utzon lecture image

10th Annual Paul Reid & Utzon lecture

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 7pm
10th Annual Paul Reid lecture in Design & Utzon lecture
Sending Bill Gates to Mars image

Sending Bill Gates to Mars

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 5pm
UNSW Grand Challenge on Climate Change & Climate Change Research Centre Dr Michael Molitor - Public Lecture
Australia Ensemble subscription - Russian Legends image

Australia Ensemble subscription - Russian Legends

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Russian Legends: March 11, 8pm John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
2017 UNSW careers expo image

2017 UNSW careers expo

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 12pm
Meet over 100 employers, find a job! *** Your UNSW student card is required for entry. ***
Imagining justice in health service access for women in relationships with bisexual men image

Imagining justice in health service access for women in relationships with bisexual men

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4pm
Imagining justice in health service access for women in relationships with bisexual men.
Neuroblast: Get into your headspace for brain awareness week image

Neuroblast: Get into your headspace for brain awareness week

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 5pm
Hands on activities to test your reflexes, balance and brain functions; demonstrations and presentations from our experts throughout the night
Europe, refugees and our obsession with borders: A crisis of political courage image

Europe, refugees and our obsession with borders: A crisis of political courage

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 6pm
Program 6.00pm - 6.30pm Registration, light refreshments and an opportunity to preview the EXIT exhibition 6.30pm - 7.30pm Public Lecture
NeuroBLAST brain dissection image

NeuroBLAST brain dissection

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 6pm
Get to know the brain and compare it to the diseased and healthy examples of Human brains.
Art month Sydney Art at Night - Paddington and Woollahra image

Art month Sydney Art at Night - Paddington and Woollahra

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 7:30pm
UNSW Art & Design is hosting Art Month Sydney's Art at NIght - Paddington and Woollahra party on Wednesday 15 March.
Clinical neuropsychiatry in the 21st century: New developments, new challenges image

Clinical neuropsychiatry in the 21st century: New developments, new challenges

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12pm
CHeBA (The Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing) and the Neuropsychiatric Institute invite you to the 2017 Neuropsychiatry Training Weekend.
Clinical neuropsychiatry in the 21st century: New developments, new challenges image

Clinical neuropsychiatry in the 21st century: New developments, new challenges

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12pm
CHeBA (The Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing) and the Neuropsychiatric Institute invite you to the 2017 Neuropsychiatry Training Weekend.
Excellence gaps: The inequality challenge of the 21st century image

Excellence gaps: The inequality challenge of the 21st century

Monday, 20 March 2017, 4pm
Excellence gaps: The inequality challenge of the 21st century
Linguistic diversity and reading comprehension image

Linguistic diversity and reading comprehension

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 4pm
Linguistic Diversity & Reading Comprehension by A/Prof Michael Kieffer of New York University
Science and Engineering Student Parent Info Evening image

Science and Engineering Student Parent Info Evening

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 5:30pm
UNSW Science and Engineering: Explore the possibilities. Parents and school students in Years 11 and 12 are invited to attend.
UNSW Built Environment: Future students information night image

UNSW Built Environment: Future students information night

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 6pm
UNSW Built Environment Future Students Information Night; held on the 21st March at 6:00pm
Free Seminar: Qualitative data analyses unwrapped image

Free Seminar: Qualitative data analyses unwrapped

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1pm
In this seminar, Professor Jo Neale will discuss a simple but rigorous and transparent technique for analysing qualitative textual data.

The inflammatory phenotype in uveal melanoma

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1pm
Macrophages and lymphocytes as potential targets for inhibiting primary eye melanoma growth
Grand Challenge meetup: Social inequality vs social disadvantage image

Grand Challenge meetup: Social inequality vs social disadvantage

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 4pm
Dr Kylie Valentine will discuss the current understandings of social inequality and social disadvantage.
Structural study of insigs, the sensors to sterols image

Structural study of insigs, the sensors to sterols

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3pm
Analyses provides an important framework for further functional and mechanistic understanding of Insig proteins and sterol regulatory element-binding protein pathway.
Free seminar: Tackling child abuse image

Free seminar: Tackling child abuse

Monday, 27 March 2017, 5pm
Professor David Finkelhor and Professor Donald Palmer discuss strategies for tackling child abuse.
Excel fu: excel for researchers image

Excel fu: excel for researchers

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:30am
This free course will assist researchers and research students to utilise Microsoft Excel more efficiently when working with research data.
NeuRA MRI seminar serie: MR Imaging of short-T2 components in biological tissues image

NeuRA MRI seminar serie: MR Imaging of short-T2 components in biological tissues

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 12pm
Dr Marco Gruwel, Biological Resources Imaging Laboratory, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, UNSW.
From welfare state to investment state image

From welfare state to investment state

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 12:30pm
David Stoesz, author of The Dynamic Welfare State, discusses the evolution of the investment state.
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction image

Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4pm
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction
Free Lecture: Provisioning crows: Ecologies of hope in the Mariana Islands image

Free Lecture: Provisioning crows: Ecologies of hope in the Mariana Islands

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 5pm
Thom van Dooren explores the interfaces of development and conservation on the Mariana Islands through the specific lens of hope.
Leadership in action: A guide to student leadership and management image

Leadership in action: A guide to student leadership and management

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 6pm
Hayden Smith explains common concepts and methodologies of leadership that will help propel you in university and in your career.
Seminar series: Associate Professor Danny Hatters image

Seminar series: Associate Professor Danny Hatters

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4pm
SoMS, BABS and GSBE Cross-Faculty Seminar Series A/ Prof Danny Hatters (University of Melbourne)
Building new windows to view proteostasis in health and disease image

Building new windows to view proteostasis in health and disease

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4pm
AProf Hatters will discuss new methods, approaches, and surprising insights found from these approaches, in the field of protein aggregation.
Free Lecture: Welfare fraud and control over the poor image

Free Lecture: Welfare fraud and control over the poor

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 4pm
Vincent Dubois explores how the coming together of various social fields promotes welfare fraud as a problem.
Science honours expo image

Science honours expo

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 5:30pm
If you are thinking about doing Honours next semester, this event is a must!
Brian Greene: A time traveller's tale image

Brian Greene: A time traveller's tale

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 7pm
UNSW Science is partnering with Think Inc for an Australian tour by renowned American theoretical physicist, author Dr Brian Greene.
Symposium: Mechanics in cell biology image

Symposium: Mechanics in cell biology

Friday, 31 March 2017, 9am
Symposium featuring talks on mechanobiology from local and international speakers
The genetic basis of innovation: venom, pregnancy, and the evolution of complex traits image

The genetic basis of innovation: venom, pregnancy, and the evolution of complex traits

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3pm
Whittington discusses research into mammalian venom evolution, using the platypus, as well as the transition from oviparity to viviparity.
UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert  image

UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert

Friday, 31 March 2017, 7pm
UNSWWS: George Giroux Grainger Jacob Mackey Maslanka UNSWO: Britten Kats-Chernin Mozart