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., 2017-06-27
Events: Date from: 2017-06-01, Date to: 2017-06-30
Still in my mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality image

Still in my mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10am
Curated by Brenda L Croft, this exhibition considers the ongoing impact of the Gurindji Walk-Off.
A working model of the world image

A working model of the world

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10am
A working model of the world gathers together charismatic objects created to help us understand the world around us.
Prestigious Programs information session image

Prestigious Programs information session

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10am
Postgraduate and postdoctoral scholarship opportunities for UNSW students and staff to attend some of the top universities in the world.
Social emergency lending  image

Social emergency lending

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 4pm
Presented by Professor Rosalind Dixon and Professor Richard Holden, co-leads of the Grand Challenge on Inequality.
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Music recitals 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Video project screenings image

Video project screenings

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7pm
Low budget, high-concept short films. Final year film students explore narrative storytelling and experiment with cinematic form.
Ordinary miracles image

Ordinary miracles

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7:30pm
Miracles come in all shapes and sizes. Three short performances that ask for your attention in very different ways.
The dark side of the cyanobacterium image

The dark side of the cyanobacterium

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2pm
Ben Rubin describes use of next-gen sequencing paired with collections of mutants to elucidate genetic unknowns of model photosynthetic cyanobacteria.
Perception of surfaces and scenes in dynamic sequences image

Perception of surfaces and scenes in dynamic sequences

Friday, 2 June 2017, 4pm
Dr Mannion discusses recent demonstrations and experiments that probe human perception of surfaces and scenes in dynamic image sequences.
Sound lab (live) presents tears in rain - machines and memory image

Sound lab (live) presents tears in rain - machines and memory

Friday, 2 June 2017, 6pm
Machines, algorithms and humans tackle the concept of memory in short multimedia audio performances with reactive visuals and projection mapping.
Ordinary miracles image

Ordinary miracles

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7:30pm
Miracles come in all shapes and sizes. Three short performances that ask for your attention in very different ways.
Ordinary miracles image

Ordinary miracles

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7:30pm
Miracles come in all shapes and sizes. Three short performances that ask for your attention in very different ways.
2017 Asian Engineering Dean's Summit image

2017 Asian Engineering Dean's Summit

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 9am
AEDS will host 150 delegates comprising of Engineering Deans and high profile Engineering academics from various countries in Asia and Oceania.
Overturning perceptions: migration, renewal and the new Western City image

Overturning perceptions: migration, renewal and the new Western City

Monday, 5 June 2017, 3pm
This seminar will offer critical perspectives on the role of migrant communities in placemaking, renewal and growth in Western Sydney.
NHMRC project grant rebuttal information session image

NHMRC project grant rebuttal information session

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 10am
This information session will provide tips and strategies to respond effectively to the NHMRC Project Grants assessors reports.
Free Lecture: Impact of US mass incarceration on children image

Free Lecture: Impact of US mass incarceration on children

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 5pm
Leila Morsy on how mass incarceration of men contributes to achievement gaps between African American + white children.
2017 UNSW Business Digital Learning Showcase image

2017 UNSW Business Digital Learning Showcase

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10am
Join the Business Digital Learning Showcase on June 7 for excellent presentations from our innovative and award winning staff.
Creating safe zones and safe corridors in conflict situations: Providing protection at home or preventing the search for asylum? image

Creating safe zones and safe corridors in conflict situations: Providing protection at home or preventing the search for asylum?

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 12:30pm
Are “safe zones” actually safe, and might they prevent would-be refugees from seeking asylum elsewhere?
Scholarships information evening image

Scholarships information evening

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 6pm
The Scholarships information evening provides depth and detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW and the application process.
UNSW Engineering Education Showcase image

UNSW Engineering Education Showcase

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 8:45am
UNSW Engineering education showcase
Students as partners: students as decision makers image

Students as partners: students as decision makers

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10am
Join guest speaker Sally Varnham, University of Technology Sydney as she discusses her research fostering student partnership.
Global Water Institute seminar series June 2017: Richard McLoughlin  image

Global Water Institute seminar series June 2017: Richard McLoughlin

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 12pm
This seminar will provide a wide-ranging snapshot of the breadth and scale of current Australian government activities in water.
Three key statistical ideas all researchers should know image

Three key statistical ideas all researchers should know

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 3pm
We discuss three key questions, relevant across all areas of research, to think about in designing studies and analysing data.

2025 Strategy Town Hall - Education

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 3pm
This Town Hall will focus on our Educational Excellence. This Town Hall will be led by Professor Merlin Crossley.
Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education image

Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 6pm
Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education

UNSW Medical Orchestra presents "The Winter Charity Concert"

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 7pm
Come join us for a night of music provided by the UNSW Medical Orchestra, supporting The Spinal Network.
Fake News From The Art and Politics Bureau: A One Day Event  image

Fake News From The Art and Politics Bureau: A One Day Event

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10am
This event will address the complexity of the current fabrication of the fake via performances, temporary installations and talks.
Uncovering the survival strategies of aerobic bacteria image

Uncovering the survival strategies of aerobic bacteria

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3pm
Dr Chris Greening describes how atmospheric trace gases serve as unexpected energy sources for bacteria.
Introduction to R image

Introduction to R

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9am
This self-paced, practical course will help you learn the R statistical software package from scratch.
Excel fu: excel for researchers image

Excel fu: excel for researchers

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9:30am
This course will provide tips in utilising Microsoft Excel more efficiently when working with your research data.
Student perspectives on responsible management education: International research findings and implications for business schools image

Student perspectives on responsible management education: International research findings and implications for business schools

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 12pm
This free one hour seminar will focus on the perspectives of university students in the areas of corporate social responsibility
Introductory statistics for researchers image

Introductory statistics for researchers

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9am
The course covers basic statistical design and analysis, emphasising understanding the concepts underlying statistical procedures and interpreting output from analyses.
Will severe thunderstorm frequency increase in a warmer climate? image

Will severe thunderstorm frequency increase in a warmer climate?

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2pm
This seminar investigates how the risk of severe thunderstorms is changing in a warming climate.
Introduction to regression modelling in R image

Introduction to regression modelling in R

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9am
Consolidate and extend your statistical regression modelling skills in R with this practical course for applied researchers.
Introduction to version control with git image

Introduction to version control with git

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:30am
This course for researchers and research students will cover the fundamentals of version control.
Exploring the tricky questions: Embodied story telling as a basis for discussing sex and relationships image

Exploring the tricky questions: Embodied story telling as a basis for discussing sex and relationships

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:30pm
Seminar on engaging young people in discussions about sex/relationships with Kate Senior and Laura Grozdanovski from University of Wollongong.
Cleaning & exploring your data with open refine image

Cleaning & exploring your data with open refine

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:30pm
This course will assist you to utilise Open Refine; a powerful, free tool for exploring, normalising and cleaning datasets.
Lecture on Homelessness: Ending a long crisis image

Lecture on Homelessness: Ending a long crisis

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 5pm
Presented by Dr Heather Holst (Launch Housing) and Professor Anne O'Brien (UNSW Sydney)
Utzon lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality image

Utzon lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 6pm
Utzon Lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality with Duncan Maclennan
Polar vortices: Earth, Mars, and beyond image

Polar vortices: Earth, Mars, and beyond

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 3pm
This seminar, given by Professor Darryn Waugh, will clarify what is meant by “polar vortices” in the atmospheric science literature.
Art & Design student parent information evening image

Art & Design student parent information evening

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 6pm
Come along and hear about our Art & Design programs, specialisations and the exciting career options and pathways available to you.
UNSW Law and Business parent and student information evening image

UNSW Law and Business parent and student information evening

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 6pm
UNSW Law and Business parent and student information evening.
Alpha and beta-catenin regulate vesicle trafficking image

Alpha and beta-catenin regulate vesicle trafficking

Friday, 23 June 2017, 3pm
The seminar will explore new findings showing that alpha and beta-catenin play an essential role in vesicle trafficking.
An evening with Dr Jane Goodall  image

An evening with Dr Jane Goodall

Friday, 23 June 2017, 7pm
Includes a 20-minute lecture by Dr Goodall, followed by a 40-minute conversation between her and a guest host.
Steven Pinker on The Decline of Violence: Why the world isn’t falling apart. Presented with the Sydney Opera House.  image

Steven Pinker on The Decline of Violence: Why the world isn’t falling apart. Presented with the Sydney Opera House.

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 4pm
Steven Pinker returns to the topic of violence, and why so many people think the world is becoming more dangerous.
Personalised medicine: Empowered patients in the 21st Century? image

Personalised medicine: Empowered patients in the 21st Century?

Monday, 26 June 2017, 3pm
Presented by the UNSW Practical Justice Initiative and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology.
Introduction to Unix for HPC image

Introduction to Unix for HPC

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 9:30am
This course will demonstrate how to transfer your data onto, and run software on HPC infrastructure.
Sexuality and sexual citizenship in the later years image

Sexuality and sexual citizenship in the later years

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 4pm
Jointly presented by CSRH and the UNSW Practical Justice Initiative as part of the Grand Challenge on Inequality.
Public lecture by Christina Romer: The global economic crisis and inequality  image

Public lecture by Christina Romer: The global economic crisis and inequality

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 6pm
What impact has the 2008 global economic crisis had on inequality?
A Conversation with Richard Buckland image

A Conversation with Richard Buckland

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 5:30pm
Join the Scientia Education Academy in conversation: to think, engage and reflect on the art of teaching

Design for a better world pitch night

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 6pm
Student teams will be pitching their ideas designed around problem statements related to climate change, refugees and migration and inequality.