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 Hospitality.

For student events, please visit Campus Life events and activities.

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E.g., 2018-04-23
E.g., 2018-04-23
Events: Date from: 2018-03-01, Date to: 2018-03-31
What should we do about democracy? image

What should we do about democracy?

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 7:30pm
Join a lively panel to explore big questions about the future of democracy, and discuss what we ought to do.
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It's Complicated

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 7:30pm
A theatre show set in a TV studio. A roller coaster ride of channel surfing, be enthralled, horrified and amused.
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Lowy Seminar Series

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11am
A/Prof Hilda Pickett - Telomere maintenance mechanisms in cancer cells
Utzon Lecture and Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design image

Utzon Lecture and Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 6:45pm
China's Changing Urban Communities: Concepts, Contexts and Well-Being presented by Professor Peter Rowe, Harvard Graduate School of Design
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WIESoc's International Women's Day Brunch

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9am
UNSW WIESoc are celebrating International Women’s Day with a special brunch event for engineering students and our industry partners.
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UNSW Careers Expo

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12pm
UNSW Careers Expo is your opportunity to create your career!
UNSW Global Water Institute Seminar Series: March 2018 image

UNSW Global Water Institute Seminar Series: March 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12pm
Dr Emma Carmody, Senior Policy and Law Reform Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office NSW
Connections Seminar: Building and Recognising Professional Skills using Standards-Based Assessment, ePortfolios and Badges image

Connections Seminar: Building and Recognising Professional Skills using Standards-Based Assessment, ePortfolios and Badges

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 1pm
The mechanism of capturing, quantifying and recognising co-curricular professional skills and capabilities at UNSW and beyond will be discussed.
Grand Challenge meetup: Gender through a historical and cross-cultural lens image

Grand Challenge meetup: Gender through a historical and cross-cultural lens

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 4pm
On International Women's Day Professor Pauline Grosjean will explore the historical origins of modern gender roles
Statistical Learning with Big Data: Professor Trevor Hastie, Stanford Univeristy image

Statistical Learning with Big Data: Professor Trevor Hastie, Stanford Univeristy

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 6pm
Join Professor Trevor Hastie, one of mathematical science's most recognised names as he discusses big data and data-science challenges.
Research Runtime – Speed networking for researchers and clinicians image

Research Runtime – Speed networking for researchers and clinicians

Friday, 9 March 2018, 3:30pm
Speed networking for clinicical and academic researchers. Theme: Invasion and Evasion – cancer, infectious diseases and immunology
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Health and Houses Hack

Friday, 9 March 2018, 4pm
Our first 2018 hack asks teams to develop solutions to improve the living conditions within the Korail slums.
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Microsoft Imagine Cup

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 9am
Microsoft Australia and UNSW Founders invite you to the Imagine Cup camp.
 What’s so special about Canada? Private refugee sponsorship explained image

What’s so special about Canada? Private refugee sponsorship explained

Monday, 12 March 2018, 6pm
Trudeau Fellow Professor Audrey Macklin discusses Canada’s unique private sponsorship program, which enables ordinary citizens to resettle a refugee.
Free lunch hour concert March – Piano recital with Timothy Young image

Free lunch hour concert March – Piano recital with Timothy Young

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 1:10pm
Cowell: The Tides of Manaunaun Rameau: Selection from 'Pieces de Clavecin' Debussy: Etudes Bk 1 Rachmaninov: Sonata No. 2 Op.36
World Glaucoma Week 2018 - B.I.G. Breakfast image

World Glaucoma Week 2018 - B.I.G. Breakfast

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8am
All welcome to attend at the B.I.G. Breakfast outside the UNSW Optometry Clinic to help Beat Invisible Glaucoma.
Educational Film: What makes a good one and why should we care? image

Educational Film: What makes a good one and why should we care?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 1pm
Educational film is not a new phenomenon and did not begin with the advent of Youtube.
CSRH Seminar: Direct-acting antivirals progress report image

CSRH Seminar: Direct-acting antivirals progress report

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 4pm
Two years after the launch of DAA therapies for hepatitis C in Australia, this panel will give a progress report.
Grand Challenge meetup: the digital economy, GDP and consumer wellbeing image

Grand Challenge meetup: the digital economy, GDP and consumer wellbeing

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 4pm
Professor Kevin Fox explores how we can value the contributions of free digital goods to better understand their impact
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Founders Speed Dating

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 6pm
A chance to pick the brains of our Founders In Residence, make new contacts and meet potential co-founders!
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Stalin's Piano

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 7:30pm
UNSW's Dr Sonya Lifschitz performs the highly acclaimed Stalin's Piano at City Recital Hall
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Founders New Wave Info Session

Friday, 16 March 2018, 10am
Attend our first 2018 Info Session to learn how you can access the opportunities we provide to UNSW female entrepreneurs.

DTP UDHR70 DISCUSSION SERIES - Sumitha Kishna

Friday, 16 March 2018, 1pm
In conversation with Malaysian Human Rights Lawyer and Defender, Sumitha Kishna.
Australia Ensemble presents: Out of the Depths image

Australia Ensemble presents: Out of the Depths

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 8pm
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Trio Op. 11 Brett DEAN | Sextet Erwin SCHULHOFF | Concertino Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH | String quartet no. 8 in C minor
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Introduction to programming with R

Monday, 19 March 2018, 9:30am
Learn how to program in R with this one-day hands-on introductory course.
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NCI training and user support

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 9am
Meet staff from NCI (National Computational Infrastructure) and learn how to use their supercomputing facilities for your research.
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Julia programming essentials

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 9am
Learn how to program in Julia for your numerical computing needs.
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Julia Essentials and Performance Profiling Tools on Raijin

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 9am
NCI deliver training on Julia and Performance Profiling Tools on Raijin.
Julia Essentials and Performance Profiling Tools on Raijin image

Julia Essentials and Performance Profiling Tools on Raijin

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 9am
NCI deliver training on Julia and Performance Profiling Tools on Raijin.
Successful postgraduate supervision? Enhancing HDR students’ quality of life image

Successful postgraduate supervision? Enhancing HDR students’ quality of life

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 5pm
Join this stimulating lecture by Professor Chihiro Thomson – who will introduce an alternative supervision practice model for postgraduate research students.
The Australian Human Rights Institute Annual Lecture image

The Australian Human Rights Institute Annual Lecture

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 6pm
The Australian Human Rights Institute Annual Lecture Lecture on the rights of the child by Professor Benyam Dawit Mezmur
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The Art of Homelessness

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 6:30pm
Find out more about the sometimes-controversial artist Andres Serrano and his work and how his homeless portrait series came about.
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Three Song Cycles

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 6:30pm
Three Song Cycles by John Peterson, performed by the Grevillea Ensemble
Generations In Jazz: UNSW plays Jazz at the Pav! image

Generations In Jazz: UNSW plays Jazz at the Pav!

Friday, 23 March 2018, 8pm
Jazz At The Pav is a month-long celebration of jazz music in Bondi!
World without mind: The existential threat of big tech image

World without mind: The existential threat of big tech

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 6:30pm
Is big tech an existential threat? Does it threaten our ability to think?
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Art Month 2018 Finissage Party UNSW Art & Design

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 7pm
The Hottest party in town at UNSW Art & Design from 7 - 10pm. Performances, live music, and installations.
What's become of truth? Politics, argument and the common good image

What's become of truth? Politics, argument and the common good

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 8:15pm
Renowned Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel challenges us to join him to find out ‘What’s become of truth?’.
Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers image

Excel Fu: Excel for Researchers

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:30am
This course teaches how to use Excel for research purposes and is suitable for all researchers from any discipline.
Creating and using web-based virtual reality tools in undergraduate teaching image

Creating and using web-based virtual reality tools in undergraduate teaching

Monday, 26 March 2018, 1pm
In 2017, Jill coordinated a Students as Partners Project in collaboration with Carlos Dominguez and VR development team (PVC Education).
Inner Circles: Dr Stephen Sewell image

Inner Circles: Dr Stephen Sewell

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 1pm
Dr Stephen Sewell - Falling With Style: The Unbalanced Life of the Artist Thursday March 29, 1pm CLB2 Free, all welcome
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Hacky Hour

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3pm
A monthly meetup where you can drop in to work on code, data or digital tools in a friendly environment.