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., 2017-04-30
Events: Date from: 2017-04-01, Date to: 2017-04-30
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.
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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.
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Postgraduate coursework day

Saturday, 1 April 2017, 10am
Postgraduate Coursework Day, 1 April, offers PG students an opportunity to improve their academic writing, reading and thinking skills.
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Arc turns 10

Monday, 3 April 2017, 9am
Arc turns 10 (AND YOU'RE INVITED!) Come celebrate our 10th birthday at the birthday bash of the decade during W6!
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Exchange expo

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:30am
Gain an international experience as part of your degree. Come to the Exchange Expo to find out more!
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Research data management

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:30am
This course will assist researchers and students to improve the quality and storage of data and learn about available support.
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus - guest lecture image

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus - guest lecture

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:30am
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Lecture "Three Zeros-zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions - the goals to pursue"
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Hamilton cycles in random hypergraphs

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1pm
Work on the analysis of the number of Hamilton cycles in random regular uniform hypergraphs will be discussed.
Australia Ensemble  - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble.
Using databases and SQL image

Using databases and SQL

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:30pm
This course has been developed using the researcher-focused training modules from the highly regarded Software Carpentry Foundation (software-carpentry.org).
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The Long Road book launch

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 4:30pm
ACSACS, UNSW Canberra, and DST Group invites you to 'The Long Road' book launch.
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High temperature corrosion in energy systems

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11am
High-temperature (>500°C) corrosion is ubiquitous in energy conversion and industrial systems and can significantly limit system performance and durability.
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Dingoes on campus

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 2:30pm
Come and meet two pure alpine dingoes on campus (plus a pink poodle!) from 2.30pm the Library Lawn. 
Seminar series: Prof Willem H. Ouwehand image

Seminar series: Prof Willem H. Ouwehand

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4pm
SoMS/BABS/GSBE Cross-Faculty Seminar Series, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Level 4 seminar space
Seeking refuge: Sharing human stories from refugees and migrants image

Seeking refuge: Sharing human stories from refugees and migrants

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4pm
Peter Holmes à Court and Alissa Everett share stories of their work documenting major refugee and migration flows across the world.
Senior science teachers' professional development day image

Senior science teachers' professional development day

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9am
Expert sessions with UNSW researchers and academics, covering key curriculum topics in the Senior Science and 7-10 STEM curricula.
Quantitative multi-scale imaging with dark-field x-ray microscopy image

Quantitative multi-scale imaging with dark-field x-ray microscopy

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11am
Three applications of Dark-field x-ray microscopy are presented. Presenter: A/Prof Hugh Simons.
The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System image

The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12:30pm
Hannah Smithson (Manchester Metropolitan University) will explore service provision for young people with SEND in the UK youth justice system.
Masterclass series - clarinet masterclass image

Masterclass series - clarinet masterclass

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 1:10pm
Clarinet expert and associate artist of the AE, David Griffiths, will work with UNSW music students in a public masterclass
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Biology teachers' professional development day

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9am
Join our expert sessions with University researchers and academics, covering key curriculum topics in the biology and 7-10 Science courses.
Discovering and conserving amphibians in Southeast Asia image

Discovering and conserving amphibians in Southeast Asia

Friday, 7 April 2017, 3pm
Conservation and research of amphibians - the most threatened group of species on the planet - in Southeast Asia.
Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan image

Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan

Friday, 7 April 2017, 6:30pm
UNSW gamelan ensembles, Suwitra Jaya (Balinese) and Langen Suka (Javanese) in concert at Io Myers Studio.
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Understanding the human voice

Friday, 7 April 2017, 6:30pm
Join Dr. Noel Hanna and discover how physics and anatomy combine to produce the human voice.
Australia Ensemble subscription - Fantasy and Variations image

Australia Ensemble subscription - Fantasy and Variations

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Fantasy and Variations: April 8, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
UNSW Built Environment high school workshops image

UNSW Built Environment high school workshops

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:30am
UNSW Built Environment invites you to join our free High School Workshop series!
Graphic design workshop at UNSW Art & Design image

Graphic design workshop at UNSW Art & Design

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10am
Lecturer and designer Stephen Goddard will guide you through the design process, from concept to designing a book cover.
Student engagement and blended (hybrid) learning: What’s the connection? image

Student engagement and blended (hybrid) learning: What’s the connection?

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12pm
Join blended learning expert, Dr Norman Vaughan, in a one off seminar at UNSW.
Jewellery workshop at UNSW Art & Design image

Jewellery workshop at UNSW Art & Design

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 1pm
Join lecturer Melinda Young in the jewellery studio to discover traditional string making and cordage techniques.
Sculpture workshop at UNSW Art & Design image

Sculpture workshop at UNSW Art & Design

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10am
In this workshop, you will create an impermanent sculpture from found and recycled materials with leading contemporary artist Ramesh Nithiyendran.
An introduction to Scientia Clinical Research and Phase 1 trials image

An introduction to Scientia Clinical Research and Phase 1 trials

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4pm
Introduction to Scientia Clinical Research, and an overview of Phase 1 trial requirements. Presenter: Dr Charlotte Lemech
Ocean response and feedback to tropical cyclones image

Ocean response and feedback to tropical cyclones

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2pm
Discussion of the ocean response and feedback to tropical cyclones essential to improve their representations in climate models.
Education and criminal justice: The impact of mass incarceration on children in the US image

Education and criminal justice: The impact of mass incarceration on children in the US

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4pm
Dr Leila Morsy will highlight the inseparability of education and criminal justice reform.
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Outdoor cinema

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 5:30pm
Student Life and Learning Fundraising team invites UNSW students, staff and families to an outdoor cinema on the Library Lawn.
Cubesat2017: launching cubesats for and from Australia image

Cubesat2017: launching cubesats for and from Australia

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 9am
This 2-day workshop on nano-satellites will feature speakers from current missions, industry, academia. All welcome. Student bursaries available.
Textile design workshop at UNSW Art & Design image

Textile design workshop at UNSW Art & Design

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 1pm
In this workshop, you will learn the ancient Japanese tradition of shibori dyeing, a resist dyeing method.
Seminar series: Dr Erinna Lee image

Seminar series: Dr Erinna Lee

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4pm
Dr Erinna Lee (La Trobe University): Targeting cell survival and proliferation pathways in cancer
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Experimental design workshop

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9am
Experimental design workshop: randomisation, controls, sample size, reducing variability and pilot studies; includes practical work on randomisation and power analysis.
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Pitch night

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 6pm
Do you have a fun idea you want to make happen in MCIC's Makerspace? We want to hear it!
HSC study session - biology image

HSC study session - biology

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10am
"It gave me an insight as to how to approach particular questions and how to answer them most effectively"
Buddhist exhibition 2017: Uncovering the light of Buddhism image

Buddhist exhibition 2017: Uncovering the light of Buddhism

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:30am
A student-run exhibition of fascinating artworks and artefacts that reveals the meaning of Buddhist practice.
Electrical capacitance measurement of molten slags for detection and evaluation of their crystallization behavior image

Electrical capacitance measurement of molten slags for detection and evaluation of their crystallization behavior

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 11am
Crystallization behavior of supercooled calcium silicate based slags were systematically investigated by the measurement of their electrical capacitance.
Are we underestimating the strength and variability of selection in the field? image

Are we underestimating the strength and variability of selection in the field?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:39pm
Professor Dustin Marshall suggests current estimates of selection may be misleading us as to the its strength and variability.
Student minds - untold stories mental health forum image

Student minds - untold stories mental health forum

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:45pm
Student Minds® is proud to present Student Resilience
Candida albicans: a killer fungus that cheats death image

Candida albicans: a killer fungus that cheats death

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:55pm
Fungi kill more people than you think! Come and hear what the new recruit in BABS is doing about it.
Environmental humanities sunset films: The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill image

Environmental humanities sunset films: The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5pm
Open-air cinema on the library lawn screening weird and wonderful films about the world around us!
Excel fu for researchers image

Excel fu for researchers

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:30am
This will provide tips in utilising Microsoft Excel more efficiently when working with your research data.
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Science majors expo

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:30pm
The Science majors expo is your chance to explore options and plan your degree, before re-enrolment opens for Semester 2, 2017.
Approximating consensus with graph limits image

Approximating consensus with graph limits

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3pm
Sufficient conditions for when graph limits can be used as a continuum-approximation for the consensus problem on large networks.
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Solo music projects

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 4:30pm
Fourth-year Creative practice (performance) students will present solo work in recital in the relaxed atmosphere of Webster Studio 334.
Free lecture: Is a just child protection system possible? image

Free lecture: Is a just child protection system possible?

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 5pm
Professor Ilan Katz, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, examines whether it is possible to establish a just child protection system.
Solo music projects image

Solo music projects

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 4:30pm
Fourth-year Creative practice (performance) students will present solo work in recital in the relaxed atmosphere of Webster Studio 334.
Motivation in the lives of young music learners – and implications for learners in other domains image

Motivation in the lives of young music learners – and implications for learners in other domains

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2pm
Motivation in the lives of young music learners – and implications for learners in other domains
Administering sonic shock in Samson and Delilah image

Administering sonic shock in Samson and Delilah

Friday, 28 April 2017, 4pm
This presentation explores a series of visual and sonic shocks that occur in Warwick Thornton’s film Samson and Delilah (2009).
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Global arts and psychology seminar

Friday, 28 April 2017, 5pm
GAPS is about the arts and the people who create and appreciate them, from a scientific psychological perspective.
Blitz Presents: Media Industry panel image

Blitz Presents: Media Industry panel

Friday, 28 April 2017, 6pm
Listen to stories from media experts and discover the IRL media world through them. Pick their brains, we dare you.
Global arts and psychology seminar image

Global arts and psychology seminar

Friday, 28 April 2017, 5pm
GAPS is about the arts and the people who create and appreciate them, from a scientific psychological perspective.