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., 2017-11-20
E.g., 2017-11-20
Events: Date from: 2017-10-01, Date to: 2017-10-31
Health and Wellbeing Month image

Health and Wellbeing Month

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10am
Events will be held throughout October to celebrate Health and Wellbeing Month at UNSW.
Creative tensions: Ethics, risk and methodological innovation in qualitative and arts-based research image

Creative tensions: Ethics, risk and methodological innovation in qualitative and arts-based research

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 12pm
A/Prof Cox will discuss ethical challenges and insights, drawing on examples from health research using visual arts.
TEDxUNSWSalon Event 3 - 'Piecing It Together' image

TEDxUNSWSalon Event 3 - 'Piecing It Together'

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 6pm
TEDxUNSW’s final event of 2017! At this event, we are breaking down the traditional conference-style event.
Ethical dilemmas, creative solutions: Panel discussion on ethics in qualitative research image

Ethical dilemmas, creative solutions: Panel discussion on ethics in qualitative research

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5pm
Through a lively panel discussion, international, inter-state, and UNSW-based researchers will explore ethical challenges facing qualitative researchers. Audience participation encouraged.
Early Copper, Bronze and Coal use in China image

Early Copper, Bronze and Coal use in China

Friday, 6 October 2017, 3pm
Early Copper, Bronze and Coal use in China
Introduction to Programming with Python image

Introduction to Programming with Python

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:30am
This workshop will assist researchers and research students in writing programs, using training modules from Software Carpentry Foundation (software-carpentry.org).
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Force Design 2017

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9am
#FD17 examines how defence conducts force design via the capability life cycle and highlights key linkages to industry and academia.
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Intermediate HPC

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:30am
This course provides a hands on introduction to running software on HPC infrastructure.
Australia Ensemble  - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble
Fair Shares and Families: Children’s and families’ perspectives on intra-household allocation in the UK image

Fair Shares and Families: Children’s and families’ perspectives on intra-household allocation in the UK

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 2:30pm
Dr Gill Main (University of Leeds) discusses early findings from the 'Fair Shares and Families' study in the UK.
Bodies and Interfaces free exhibition 2017 image

Bodies and Interfaces free exhibition 2017

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4pm
An exhibition exploring the myriad possibilities that new digital technologies present for interface between the human body and the computer.
Starting and stopping drug use over time image

Starting and stopping drug use over time

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4pm
Gay men's perceptions of their drug use in the Flux study.
Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 5pm
Take your next step with UNSW. Your questions answered. Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions.
Utzon Lecture: Nina-Marie Lister, Resilience Beyond Rhetoric - Design for A New Sustainability image

Utzon Lecture: Nina-Marie Lister, Resilience Beyond Rhetoric - Design for A New Sustainability

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 6:30pm
Utzon Lecture: Resilience Beyond Rhetoric - Design For A New Sustainability. Presented by Nina-Marie Lister
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Phil' 24-Hour Fun-A-Thon

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12pm
Phil' does good. Will you? UNSW community unite to FUNdraise for Child Life & Music Therapy, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick!
Masterclass series - percussion masterclass image

Masterclass series - percussion masterclass

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1:10pm
Timothy Constable and Joshua Hill will work with young performers from UNSW to give insight into elite percussion performance.
Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: Michael Mansell image

Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: Michael Mansell

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4pm
Michael Mansell, Aboriginal lawyer and activist, outlines his thoughts on a national treaty with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 5pm
Take your next step with UNSW. Your questions answered. Register now for one of our Postgraduate Information Sessions.
G16 Jazz Collective X UNSW Guitar Ensemble image

G16 Jazz Collective X UNSW Guitar Ensemble

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7pm
Join the music stars of the future for a thrilling concert exploring music – past, present and future.
Age, visual field loss, and goal directed movement image

Age, visual field loss, and goal directed movement

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1pm
Associate Professor Anna Ma-Wyatt from UNSW Psychology talks about age, visual field loss, and goal directed movement.
Three tales of serendipity: one protein, many methyltransferases image

Three tales of serendipity: one protein, many methyltransferases

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3pm
This seminar explores the mechanisms that control one particular protein involved in protein synthesis, through a chemical modification called methylation.
The yeast methylproteome from top to bottom image

The yeast methylproteome from top to bottom

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3pm
Using the yeast methylproteome, Daniel Winter discusses how protein data is further understood at the systems and molecular levels.
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UNSW Orchestra concert

Friday, 13 October 2017, 7pm
Resphigi: Pines of Rome Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Australia Ensemble subscription: Postcards image

Australia Ensemble subscription: Postcards

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Postcards: October 14, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
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PitchFest 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 11am
Join our stellar Advertising, PR and Journalism students as they battle for first place at the 2017 SAM PitchFest.
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Law Juris Doctor Information Session

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:15pm
Attend our Juris Doctor information session to discover why graduating from UNSW Law will provide you a competitive edge.
Third Year Music Recitals 2017 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Defining parenthood: A comparative analysis image

Defining parenthood: A comparative analysis

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:30pm
This seminar discusses legal and social barriers faced by 'different forms of family' living, moving or travelling within Europe.
Law Juris Doctor Information Session image

Law Juris Doctor Information Session

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:15pm
Attend our Juris Doctor information session to discover why graduating from UNSW Law will provide you a competitive edge.
Third Year Music Recitals 2017 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Designer Sentences seminar image

Designer Sentences seminar

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:45pm
Experience hands-on activities and techniques for teaching grammar from a leading literacy expert.
AIB Address - Justice Brian Preston SC image

AIB Address - Justice Brian Preston SC

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 6pm
2017 Australian Institute of Building (AIB) Address by the Hon. Justice Brian J Preston SC.
Brazilian Tropicalia: Jazz Orchestra & Advanced Jazz Ensemble image

Brazilian Tropicalia: Jazz Orchestra & Advanced Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 7pm
A thrilling blend of brass and bold rhythms will have your feet moving - don’t hold back.
Anti Poverty Week Bake Sale image

Anti Poverty Week Bake Sale

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10am
KLC is holding a bake sale to raise funds for The Deli Women & Children's Centre.
ALLY Training image

ALLY Training

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10am
ALLY Training: LGBTIQ awareness training for UNSW staff and students
President of Ireland - Michael D. Higgins - Keynote Address image

President of Ireland - Michael D. Higgins - Keynote Address

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 3pm
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins to provide a keynote address at UNSW Sydney.
Designer Sentences seminar image

Designer Sentences seminar

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:45pm
Experience hands-on activities and techniques for teaching grammar from a leading literacy expert.
Third Year Music Recitals 2017 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Sixth Annual Health-Science Alliance Symposium 'Future of the Clinical Academic' image

Sixth Annual Health-Science Alliance Symposium 'Future of the Clinical Academic'

Friday, 20 October 2017, 8:30am
The Symposium will bring together Australian and international experts in clinical research and healthcare delivery.
Infant learning and memory (and why it’s like being in your first year at university) image

Infant learning and memory (and why it’s like being in your first year at university)

Friday, 20 October 2017, 1pm
Associate Professor Jane Herbert will talk about the development of early memory flexibility and the role of experience.
Third Year Music Recitals 2017 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
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UNSW Wind Symphony concert

Friday, 20 October 2017, 7pm
Cichy Mackey Markowski Pitts Lo Presti San Andreas Ticheli Whitacre
Collegium Musicum Choir - Sounds of England image

Collegium Musicum Choir - Sounds of England

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 5pm
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor John Rutter: Musica Dei Donum and Cantate Domino John Rutter: Requiem
India Illuminated: UNSW Festival of India image

India Illuminated: UNSW Festival of India

Monday, 23 October 2017, 8am
Celebrating India’s vibrant culture, economy and traditions to showcase UNSW’s India Strategy to our campus and wider community.
Introduction to Programming with MATLAB image

Introduction to Programming with MATLAB

Monday, 23 October 2017, 9:30am
This workshop will assist researchers and research students in writing programs, using training modules from Software Carpentry Foundation (software-carpentry.org).
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Experiments in Performance Writing

Monday, 23 October 2017, 5:30pm
Short work-in-progress sharings of experimental writing projects. We use words to shape thought, feeling, encounter, and memory.
Experiments in Performance Writing image

Experiments in Performance Writing

Monday, 23 October 2017, 5:30pm
Join us for this series of short work-in-progress sharings of experimental writing projects.
ISCAST-CASE Lecture: Teaching Science in Christian Schools image

ISCAST-CASE Lecture: Teaching Science in Christian Schools

Monday, 23 October 2017, 7:30pm
Teaching Science in Christian Schools with Dr John Collier & Dr David Ruys
Carbon nanotube device platforms for electronic aptasensors image

Carbon nanotube device platforms for electronic aptasensors

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 1pm
Carbon nanotube (CNT) network films offer a highly attractive semiconducting platform for field effect transistors (FETs). Dr Natalie Plank.
Third Year Music Recitals 2017 image

Third Year Music Recitals 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
The neural basis of action-effect anticipation and sense of agency image

The neural basis of action-effect anticipation and sense of agency

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 2pm
Dr Hughes will discuss the mechanism of sensory attenuation and intentional binding, both assumed to reflect implicit sense of agency.
THE UNCONDEMNED gripping and world-changing documentary film screening image

THE UNCONDEMNED gripping and world-changing documentary film screening

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 6:30pm
The gripping and world-changing story of the young international lawyers and activists fighting to make rape a war crime.
Great teaching: that indefinable, indescribable but identifiable thing. image

Great teaching: that indefinable, indescribable but identifiable thing.

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 5:30pm
Lecture presented by Dr Cathy Sherry. Part of the UNSW's Scientia Education Academy Lecture Series.
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Solo Performance Making 2017

Friday, 27 October 2017, 7pm
Experience the cutting edge of live performance! Join us for a night of innovation and experiment with UNSW performance students.
Story-telling, diaspora identities, trauma and memory image

Story-telling, diaspora identities, trauma and memory

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10am
A discussion on the role of story-telling in communicating the social and political narratives of rupture, trauma, and memory making.
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Mobile Health Meets Mental Health

Monday, 30 October 2017, 11am
Understanding the evolving role of smartphone, apps and sensors. Talk for those involved with mental health services.
Pawsey User Forum at UNSW image

Pawsey User Forum at UNSW

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12pm
This User Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss your experience with the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and services.
Says Who? Education & Equality: Unfinished business? image

Says Who? Education & Equality: Unfinished business?

Monday, 30 October 2017, 6pm
Join us as we discuss the challenges confronted when trying to achieve equality in our education system.
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Learning and Teaching Forum

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9am
Join us for the 2017 Learning and Teaching Forum, 'Educational Excellence: Transforming Futures'.
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Built Environment End of Year Exhibitions

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9am
Don't miss the Faculty of Built Environment End of Year Exhibitions.
Intermediate to Advanced Programming in R image

Intermediate to Advanced Programming in R

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:30am
R is quickly gaining popularity as a programming language for statisticians, data scientists and researchers.