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., 2017-11-23
E.g., 2017-11-23
Events: Date from: 2017-11-01, Date to: 2017-11-30
Built Environment End of Year Exhibitions image

Built Environment End of Year Exhibitions

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9am
Don't miss the Faculty of Built Environment End of Year Exhibitions.
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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'.
L'Oréal Australia Girls in Science schools forum 2017 image

L'Oréal Australia Girls in Science schools forum 2017

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:30am
Join this year’s Australian L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellows at a Girls in Science schools forum.
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.
Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Nov 1 image

Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Nov 1

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 4pm
‘New opportunities for polymers’ Professor Cyrille Boyer ‘Why is the internet stalled? Reinvigorating innovation in the internet’ Professor Vijay Sivaraman.
Machine learning: the new frontier for understanding nanoscale materials image

Machine learning: the new frontier for understanding nanoscale materials

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11am
Presentation on advanced machine learning techniques applied to analysis of big-data acquired during various forms of microscopy for materials characterization.
Analysis of the inflammatory response of the ocular surface in contact lens wearers associated with ocular discomfort image

Analysis of the inflammatory response of the ocular surface in contact lens wearers associated with ocular discomfort

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:30pm
Subclinical inflammation on the ocular surface as a possible cause of ocular discomfort in contact lens wearers.
Managing Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap image

Managing Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:30am
Learn about Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap), a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.
Potential of polypeptide-based materials: from spider silk to gene delivery image

Potential of polypeptide-based materials: from spider silk to gene delivery

Friday, 3 November 2017, 12pm
Dr Numata’s Enzyme Research Lab, RIKEN investigates biosyntheses and material design of structural proteins, polypeptide and poly(amino acid).
Managing Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap image

Managing Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap

Friday, 3 November 2017, 1:30pm
Learn about Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap), a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.
Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology image

Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

Monday, 6 November 2017, 9am
If you're familiar with basic epidemiological statistics, expand your expertise in case-control studies, survival analysis and meta-analysis at this workshop.
Methods and approaches for analysing climate processes and climate dynamics image

Methods and approaches for analysing climate processes and climate dynamics

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 1pm
Overview of tools we have for understanding climate processes and dynamics, spanning observations, reanalysis products, field campaigns, models, theory etc.
Utzon Lecture and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture: Humanitarian Architecture: Who really designs? image

Utzon Lecture and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture: Humanitarian Architecture: Who really designs?

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 6:30pm
Utzon Lecture and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture: Presented by Professor Nabeel Hamdi.
Counter Non-Traditional Threats conference and exhibition  image

Counter Non-Traditional Threats conference and exhibition

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8am
Counter-NTT is targeted at those who have an interest in countering non-traditional and improvised threats.
Informal Urbanism: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity. Research and Practice symposium image

Informal Urbanism: Risk, Resilience and Opportunity. Research and Practice symposium

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9am
A one-day symposium bringing together researchers and practitioners working in disaster risk reduction, urban poverty alleviation, humanitarian action and development.
Introductory Programming workshop – Unix, Python GIT image

Introductory Programming workshop – Unix, Python GIT

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:30am
This workshop will assist researchers and research students in writing programs, using training modules from Software Carpentry Foundation (software-carpentry.org).
Confidence intervals and significant P values, collinearity and confounding... image

Confidence intervals and significant P values, collinearity and confounding...

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 3pm
This informal seminar will delve into some issues around statistical analysis, including confidence intervals, confounding, causality, ...
Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: June Oscar AO image

Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: June Oscar AO

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 5pm
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO will outline her vision for the future.
Moving On: UNSW End of Year Dance Show 2017 image

Moving On: UNSW End of Year Dance Show 2017

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 7:30pm
Two nights of short performances and dance films celebrating dance at UNSW.
Expert witness training - Unisearch Expert Opinion Services image

Expert witness training - Unisearch Expert Opinion Services

Friday, 10 November 2017, 9am
The trainer explores areas such as skills for testifying as a witness, report writing and knowledge to perform in court.
Business School Faculty Showcase image

Business School Faculty Showcase

Friday, 10 November 2017, 10am
Full day faculty showcase of events.
Challenges and Approaches to meeting the Paris Agreement Goals image

Challenges and Approaches to meeting the Paris Agreement Goals

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:30pm
Current emissions reduction efforts are insufficient to meet 2015 Paris Agreement. Are “climate engineering” approaches an option to compliment emissions reductions?
Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Professor Jenny Buchan image

Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Professor Jenny Buchan

Friday, 10 November 2017, 3:30pm
‘The enduring fascination and fantasy of franchising’ with Professor Jenny Buchan.
UNSW Paediatric Research Week 2017 image

UNSW Paediatric Research Week 2017

Monday, 13 November 2017, 9am
5th Annual UNSW Paediatrics Research Week from 13th-17th November 2017 in Randwick, Sydney.
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Engineering Faculty Showcase

Monday, 13 November 2017, 11am
Engineering Festival and Faculty Photo
Howard Government Retrospective II: "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference image

Howard Government Retrospective II: "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:30pm
Howard Government Retrospective II "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference. Notable speakers include former Prime Minister John Howard.
Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Professors Anna Munster and Paul Thomas image

Professorial Inaugural Lecture - Professors Anna Munster and Paul Thomas

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 4:30pm
The UNSW Professorial Inaugural Lectures continue through the month of November
Howard Government Retrospective II: "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference image

Howard Government Retrospective II: "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:30pm
Howard Government Retrospective II "To the brink: 1997-2001" conference. Notable speakers include former Prime Minister John Howard.
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Emergent Sexualities

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 4pm
New languages, taxonomies and categories of gender, sexual identity and relationships among young people online
Enzyme-based technologies for bioenergy and bioremediation image

Enzyme-based technologies for bioenergy and bioremediation

Friday, 17 November 2017, 3pm
Explore Bat-Erdene Jugder’s recent two bacterial enzyme projects on hydrogenase and reductive dehalogenase for biofuel and bioremediation application.
PARARI: Australian explosive ordnance safety symposium image

PARARI: Australian explosive ordnance safety symposium

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9am
PARARI 2017: Australian Explosive Ordnance Safety Symposium is an explosive ordnance safety symposium focused on explosives, munitions and weapons safety topics.
Launch: Climate Change Blueprints image

Launch: Climate Change Blueprints

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 6pm
The Grand Challenge on Climate Change will launch three ambitious Climate Change Blueprints on Energy, Health and Justice.
Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: Peter Yu image

Practical Justice Initiative Indigenous Lecture Series: Peter Yu

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5pm
Peter Yu will discuss the Yawuru community who asserted and won their native title rights in a bitter court contest.
Brett Tindall Memorial Lecture: Professor Jean-michel Molina – On Demand PrEP: only for Europe image

Brett Tindall Memorial Lecture: Professor Jean-michel Molina – On Demand PrEP: only for Europe

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 5pm
The Brett Tindall Memorial Lecture is an annual lecture by a world leader in infectious disease research.
Kaldor Centre Conference 2017: The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration image

Kaldor Centre Conference 2017: The Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9am
World-leading experts review progress towards landmark UN documents – the Global Compacts on Refugees and on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration.
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The Inspired Learning Summit 2017

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9am
See what Inspired Learning looks like in practice - one year in...
Collegium Musicum Choir - Festival of Carols image

Collegium Musicum Choir - Festival of Carols

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 5pm
Collegium Musicum Choir Burgundian Consort Handbell Ensemble
Science Faculty Showcase: Guinness World Record Attempt – Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Scientists image

Science Faculty Showcase: Guinness World Record Attempt – Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Scientists

Monday, 27 November 2017, 3pm
UNSW Science needs you! Help us break a Guinness World Record and then break a stereotype.
Recycling of waste to value added carbon materials image

Recycling of waste to value added carbon materials

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 11am
Professor Minna Hakkarainen from KTH, Sweden presents her research of recycling of biopolymers and waste to carbon materials.
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium image

Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 4pm
Childhood Trauma, Lifespan Stress & High Dementia Rates in Aboriginal Australians All Welcome
Ending Fossil Fuels: Is it Possible? image

Ending Fossil Fuels: Is it Possible?

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 5:30pm
Join writer George Monbiot (by video conference), May Boeve (350.org) and Giles Parkinson (RenewEconomy) for a lively discussion.
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Intermediate to Advanced Programming in Python

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:30am
Python has deservedly become a popular language for scientific computing.
Faculty of Medicine Academic Promotion Workshop image

Faculty of Medicine Academic Promotion Workshop

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 11am
We look forward to welcoming you to the workshop.