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., 2017-09-21
E.g., 2017-09-21
Events: Date from: 2017-09-01, Date to: 2017-09-30
Luminocity 2017 - A Built Environment Student Exhibition image

Luminocity 2017 - A Built Environment Student Exhibition

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9am
Be inspired by the real world projects students have brought to life.
Mechanisms of innate immune evasion by microbial pathogens image

Mechanisms of innate immune evasion by microbial pathogens

Friday, 1 September 2017, 3pm
This seminar will discuss how microbial pathogens hijack host responses to evade immune destruction.
SOAP: UNSW Society of Orchestra And Pipers Gala Music Evening 2017 image

SOAP: UNSW Society of Orchestra And Pipers Gala Music Evening 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017, 7pm
A stellar lineup of soloists from past and present UNSW students who all share a passion for music and performance
Open Day image

Open Day

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 9am
Experience university life for yourself at Open Day.
What the British did to India and what it means today image

What the British did to India and what it means today

Monday, 4 September 2017, 12pm
A radical rethink of the enduring impact of the British in India from Shashi Tharoor, India’s leading writer & politician.
Muslim Girl image

Muslim Girl

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1pm
The brilliant founder of MuslimGirl.com shares her story from the aftermath of 9/11 to the Trump era of casual racism.
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium  image

Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4pm
From Big Data to DNA: Unravelling Causes and Outcomes in People with Intellectual Disability
Utopia for Realists: Rutger Bregman in conversation image

Utopia for Realists: Rutger Bregman in conversation

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 4pm
A universal basic income and a fifteen-hour work week? Dutch journalist Rutger Bregman thinks this Utopia is within our grasp.
School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017 image

School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 6pm
Practice-based Honours in Performance, Media and Film studies allows students to develop their practice and create original, innovative works.
UNSW Law Revue 2017: Lady and the Trump  image

UNSW Law Revue 2017: Lady and the Trump

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 7:30pm
Law Revue is a comedy sketch show with singing, acting and dancing. September 5th-8th, 7:30PM in the Science Theatre.
UNSW Library Great Book Swap image

UNSW Library Great Book Swap

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10am
UNSW Library and Nura Gili host a Great Book Swap on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 September 2017 10am - 4pm.
School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017 image

School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 6pm
Practice-based Honours in Performance, Media and Film studies allows students to develop their practice and create original, innovative works.
Sex Ed 2.0 S2 event image

Sex Ed 2.0 S2 event

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 12pm
Sex Ed. 2.0 is back and sexier than ever. Workshops | Screenings | Sexy Trivia
School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017 image

School of the Arts & Media Honours Projects 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 6pm
Practice-based Honours in Performance, Media and Film studies allows students to develop their practice and create original, innovative works.
Music Honours Recitals 2017 - School of the Arts & Media image

Music Honours Recitals 2017 - School of the Arts & Media

Monday, 11 September 2017, 6pm
Join us for new music performances by Honours Music students from SAM.
Springfest image

Springfest

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11am
We're celebrating the start of a new season and it's going to be bloomin' marvellous.
A nice proof of Wei's duality theorem image

A nice proof of Wei's duality theorem

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12pm
The Tutte polynomial is of interest to the mathematical community who’ve found it disguised in numerous areas of mathematics.
Cancer Metabolism roundtable image

Cancer Metabolism roundtable

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:30pm
Cancer Metabolism roundtable.
Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble
2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner image

2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6pm
Dr Brian Rosner will consider the Bible’s answers to the most pressing and personal questions of the postmodern world.
Donald K Turner address - with Philip Thalis: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society image

Donald K Turner address - with Philip Thalis: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6:30pm
Retracing our steps from built project to inception to locate each within our understanding of its broader architectural lineage.
Shifting Landscapes in Medical Research Funding – recent policy developments image

Shifting Landscapes in Medical Research Funding – recent policy developments

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 8:30am
Seminar about the changing landscape of acquiring research funding in medicine/biomedical fields.
UNSW Lost Property Sale image

UNSW Lost Property Sale

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10am
All proceeds go to the 4 Early Years @ UNSW child care centres.
From the Expert Panel to the Referendum Council: the role of truth and justice in constitutional reform  image

From the Expert Panel to the Referendum Council: the role of truth and justice in constitutional reform

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4pm
This lecture will explain the shift in reform proposals from the Expert Panel to the Referendum Council.
2017 UNSW 3 Minute Thesis competition image

2017 UNSW 3 Minute Thesis competition

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:30pm
Come and hear the best and brightest UNSW PhD candidates pitch their world-changing ideas in just three minutes.
2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner image

2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6pm
Dr Brian Rosner will consider the Bible’s answers to the most pressing and personal questions of the postmodern world.
R U OK? Day image

R U OK? Day

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10am
R U OK? Day is a national campaign celebrated annually at UNSW with events across the day.
Lowy Cancer Research Centre Seminar Series  - Integrating Laboratory Research into Clinical Trials and Practice image

Lowy Cancer Research Centre Seminar Series - Integrating Laboratory Research into Clinical Trials and Practice

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11am
Professor Robert Ramsay presents Integrating Laboratory Research into Clinical Trials and Practice
International Night Markets image

International Night Markets

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3pm
With food and performances from around the world
What do the experts know? A hierarchical Bayesian model for assessing and aggregating the predictions of forensic handwriting experts. image

What do the experts know? A hierarchical Bayesian model for assessing and aggregating the predictions of forensic handwriting experts.

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3pm
"Do these handwriting samples match?" Learn how a Bayesian statistical approach can shed some light on this question!
2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner image

2017 New College Lectures 'Personal Identity' | Dr Brian Rosner

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6pm
Dr Brian Rosner will consider the Bible’s answers to the most pressing and personal questions of the postmodern world.
Diagnostics informing treatment of drug resistant infections and cancer. image

Diagnostics informing treatment of drug resistant infections and cancer.

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3pm
An outline of the evolution of PlexPCR, from PhD project to the engine that underpins a range of diagnostic tests.
Keeping selective native mammals as human companions: an unevaluated conservation strategy image

Keeping selective native mammals as human companions: an unevaluated conservation strategy

Friday, 15 September 2017, 3pm
Keeping selective native mammals as human companions: an unevaluated conservation strategy
UNSW Medical Orchestra concert - Mozart & Saint-Saens image

UNSW Medical Orchestra concert - Mozart & Saint-Saens

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7pm
UNSW Medical Orchestra's 'Mozart & Saint-Saens' concert featuring the Saint-Saens Cello Concerto in A and Mozart Flute Concerto in D
Shanghai Express by Mary-Anne Gifford image

Shanghai Express by Mary-Anne Gifford

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7pm
Staged reading of a new Australian play. A dramatic thriller with comedy and songs from Spring Gully to Shanghai.
Australia Ensemble subscription: The sound of pictures image

Australia Ensemble subscription: The sound of pictures

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - The Sound of Pictures: September 16, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
CHeBA & Kids4Dementia Family Fun Run image

CHeBA & Kids4Dementia Family Fun Run

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 9am
Join Team CHeBA in the 2017 Sydney Running Festival and help get Kids4Dementia in more schools!
Powerful text searching and matching with Regexes image

Powerful text searching and matching with Regexes

Monday, 18 September 2017, 9:30am
This workshop will enable you to learn what regexes can do and how to apply them to your research.
Regular expressions on command  image

Regular expressions on command

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:30pm
This workshop will enable researchers and research students to use regular expressions when working with data
Global Development Week: Introduction to the Global Peace Index image

Global Development Week: Introduction to the Global Peace Index

Monday, 18 September 2017, 4pm
A week-long event showcasing expertise in Peacebuilding and Development at UNSW and in the greater Sydney community.
All the world's a stage: Preparing our graduates for success on a global scale image

All the world's a stage: Preparing our graduates for success on a global scale

Monday, 18 September 2017, 5:30pm
The world is changing and we face a challenge in preparing our graduates for the uncertain needs of the future.
The Woods hole fixed point formula image

The Woods hole fixed point formula

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12pm
Extensions of the WHFPF in projective algebraic geometry will be discussed.
Kenneth Finlay lecture and alumni & industry dinner image

Kenneth Finlay lecture and alumni & industry dinner

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 6pm
Register: Mining engineering alumni & industry dinner which follows the 20th Kenneth Finlay Memorial lecture and includes special Q&A panel.
NASA guest lecture: Zero launch mass space pioneering image

NASA guest lecture: Zero launch mass space pioneering

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 6pm
In the future 'space exploration' will need to give way to 'space pioneering', living off the land in space.
3rd Off Earth Mining Forum (OEMF2017) image

3rd Off Earth Mining Forum (OEMF2017)

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9am
A space-based economy is just around the corner. Featuring speakers from NASA and international space industry leaders.
Global Development Week: Seminar - Experiences of Peacebuilding and Development in Practice image

Global Development Week: Seminar - Experiences of Peacebuilding and Development in Practice

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 2pm
A week-long event showcasing expertise in Peacebuilding and Development at UNSW and in the greater Sydney community.
Doing ontopolitically oriented research image

Doing ontopolitically oriented research

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4pm
This presentation will discuss research that sets out to generate new knowledge of people with lived experiences of addiction.
Travelling: Intercultural Ensemble and Bulgarian Voices image

Travelling: Intercultural Ensemble and Bulgarian Voices

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 7pm
The Intercultural Ensemble and Bulgarian Voices will fill the Io Myers Studio with music.
Burgundian Consort Recital - Musica Dei donum image

Burgundian Consort Recital - Musica Dei donum

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 7:30pm
Mozart Clemens non Papa Gabrieli Stanford Rutter Eslava Lauridsen di Lasso Barber
Global Development Week: Seminar - Peacebuilding and Reconciliation – The Global meets the Local image

Global Development Week: Seminar - Peacebuilding and Reconciliation – The Global meets the Local

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 2pm
A week-long event showcasing expertise in Peacebuilding and Development at UNSW and in the greater Sydney community.
Global Development Week: Key Note Talk - Dealing with Painful History to Create a Peaceful Present image

Global Development Week: Key Note Talk - Dealing with Painful History to Create a Peaceful Present

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 5:30pm
A week-long event showcasing expertise in Peacebuilding and Development at UNSW and in the greater Sydney community.
Luminocity 2017 - A Built Environment Student Exhibition image

Luminocity 2017 - A Built Environment Student Exhibition

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9am
Be inspired by the real world projects students have brought to life.
Global Development Week: Graduate Seminar - Research Tools in Peacebuilding and Development image

Global Development Week: Graduate Seminar - Research Tools in Peacebuilding and Development

Friday, 22 September 2017, 2pm
A week-long event showcasing expertise in Peacebuilding and Development at UNSW and in the greater Sydney community.
ECAN Scientia Series: The Gig Economy of Academia image

ECAN Scientia Series: The Gig Economy of Academia

Friday, 22 September 2017, 4pm
The ECAN Scientia Series returns for 2017 with a great panel discussion on casualization, followed by by drinks, canapes and networking.
Australian University Games  image

Australian University Games

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 9am
Australian University Games (AUGs) are Australia's largest annual multi-sport event, attracting over 6,500 participants from 42 universities. competing in 32 different sports.
Australian social policy conference image

Australian social policy conference

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9am
Pre-eminent multidisciplinary conference concerned with issues of social policy in Australia and beyond, hosted by the Social Policy Research Centre.
Introduction to R image

Introduction to R

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9am
This workshop will help you start to learn the very versatile and powerful R statistical software package from scratch.
Student Minds Conference 2017: Student resilience and success in the 21st century image

Student Minds Conference 2017: Student resilience and success in the 21st century

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9am
Keynote Speakers: Scientia Professor Andrew Martin Dr Jan Orman Associate Professor Jacquelyn Cranney
Introductory statistics for researchers image

Introductory statistics for researchers

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 9am
This course gives researchers basic statistical design and analysis skills and emphasises understanding concepts and interpreting output through practical examples.
Introductory programming workshop – Unix, Python GIT image

Introductory programming workshop – Unix, Python GIT

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 9:30am
This live coding workshop will provide researchers and research students with an introduction to programming.
Global Water Hack image

Global Water Hack

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 10am
A Hack to Solve a Water Crisis: collaborating on solutions to ensure developing countries have access to clean water.
NeuRA MRI seminar series image

NeuRA MRI seminar series

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 12pm
Pr Yves De Deene - From Safeguarding to Image Guiding of Radiotherapy Challenges and Opportunities for quantitative MRI
The Harvard Project on access to care for cardiometabolic diseases image

The Harvard Project on access to care for cardiometabolic diseases

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 3:30pm
Dr. Jaacks, Harvard T.H. Chan School Public Health, on 'The Harvard Project on Access to Care for Cardiometabolic Diseases'.
Cities@UNSW - Spatial inequality in Sydney image

Cities@UNSW - Spatial inequality in Sydney

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 6:30pm
This Cities@UNSW panel will be framed around the implications of spatial inequality in Sydney.
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Introduction to programming with R

Friday, 29 September 2017, 9:30am
L about R, which is quickly gaining popularity as a programming language of choice for researchers.