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., 2017-04-30
E.g., 2017-04-30
Upcoming events
The New Wave speaker series image

The New Wave speaker series

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11am
The Speaker Series is aimed at engaging and promoting female entrepreneurship and leadership at UNSW.
Introductory programming workshop - Unix, Python git image

Introductory programming workshop - Unix, Python git

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 9:30am
This live coding workshop will assist researchers and research students to write programs that produce results.
UNSW Law Juris Doctor information session image

UNSW Law Juris Doctor information session

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1pm
Discover why graduating with a UNSW JD will provide you the competitive edge you need in your career.
Distribution of worries: Interdisciplinary meetings as welfare technology image

Distribution of worries: Interdisciplinary meetings as welfare technology

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 4pm
Distribution of worries: Interdisciplinary meetings as welfare technology
UNSW Law Juris Doctor information session image

UNSW Law Juris Doctor information session

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1pm
Discover why graduating with a UNSW JD will provide you the competitive edge you need in your career.
Free seminar: Navigating gender and safety in prison-based research image

Free seminar: Navigating gender and safety in prison-based research

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 4pm
Lise Lafferty will explore the ethical and logistical challenges of prison-based research.
Arts on prescription: exhibition opening image

Arts on prescription: exhibition opening

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 5pm
This opening event celebrates the role of active participation in the arts for older people with health and wellness needs.
Utzon lecture - Kinetic city: learning from urbanism in South Asia image

Utzon lecture - Kinetic city: learning from urbanism in South Asia

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 6pm
Utzon Lecture - Kinetic City: Learning from Urbanism in South Asia with Rahul Mehrotra
Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium 2017, neuroinflammation: the fire in your brain and belly image

Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium 2017, neuroinflammation: the fire in your brain and belly

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 8:30am
The theme for the 12th annual Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium is “Neuroinflammation: the fire in your brain and belly”
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.
Mitsubishi Minerals sustainability lecture & cocktail function image

Mitsubishi Minerals sustainability lecture & cocktail function

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 6pm
Mitsubishi Minerals Sustainability Lecture & Cocktail Function
UNSW Law admission test - Information evening image

UNSW Law admission test - Information evening

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 6:30pm
Join us on campus as we host the first Law admission test information evening for 2017.
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.
Inspiring India - Demystifying professionalism: The Barefoot Gandhian Model image

Inspiring India - Demystifying professionalism: The Barefoot Gandhian Model

Friday, 5 May 2017, 11:30am
Inspiring India - Demystifying Professionalism: The Barefoot Gandhian Model
The adaptive significance of phenotypic plasticity in marine phototrophs image

The adaptive significance of phenotypic plasticity in marine phototrophs

Friday, 5 May 2017, 3pm
Understanding the link between phenotypes and their environment is of fundamental importance in biology.
Optimization with bubbles image

Optimization with bubbles

Friday, 5 May 2017, 4pm
Dr Ana Zumalacarregui will present an interactive activity, introducing the concept of “optimization” using bubbles and soap films.
Pedal 4 kids image

Pedal 4 kids

Sunday, 7 May 2017, 7am
Pedal uphill for Phil' and help us FUNdraise for Child Life & Music Therapy, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick.
Distinguished lecture by José Ramos-Horta AC: Our shared humanity: protecting the rights of refugees and migrants image

Distinguished lecture by José Ramos-Horta AC: Our shared humanity: protecting the rights of refugees and migrants

Monday, 8 May 2017, 6:30pm
José Ramos-Horta AC will reflect on the humanitarian, moral & political challenges raised by the plight of refugees & other vulnerable migrants.
Data visualisation with Google fusion tables image

Data visualisation with Google fusion tables

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 9:30am
This course will provide an introduction to data visualisation techniques using hands-on activities in Google Fusion Tables.
Australia Ensemble  - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concert with performances by the Australia Ensemble
Powerful text searching and matching with Regexes image

Powerful text searching and matching with Regexes

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 1:30pm
This course will assist with handling different types of data, finding patterns in text and making sophisticated replacements using regexes.
Talented Students Program – research evening image

Talented Students Program – research evening

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 5pm
Come and join us for a night highlighting the opportunities available in the TSP.
Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 5:30pm
Attend a Postgraduate Information Session and explore the wide range of coursework and research opportunities on offer.
When can we trust climate models? image

When can we trust climate models?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2pm
Characterizing uncertainty in climate change from global to regional scales.
Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 5:30pm
Attend a Postgraduate Information Session and explore the wide range of coursework and research opportunities on offer.
Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 5:30pm
Attend a Postgraduate Information Session and explore the wide range of coursework and research opportunities on offer.
Year 10 subject selection and information evening  image

Year 10 subject selection and information evening

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 6:15pm
The best place to start if you are thinking about uni and are currently a year 10 student or parent.
Mechanistic studies of Niemann–Pick C1 image

Mechanistic studies of Niemann–Pick C1

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3pm
This seminar will highlight recent mechanistic insights into Niemann-Pick C1 (NPC1), a lysosomal membrane protein.
Postgraduate Information Sessions image

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 5:30pm
Attend a Postgraduate Information Session and explore the wide range of coursework and research opportunities on offer.
2017 Create Your Career evening image

2017 Create Your Career evening

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 6pm
Create you career in Actuarial Studies/Maths, Finance, Technology, Engineering, or Marketing - Register now!
Sensing our world: From glucose sensors to counting single molecules and cells  image

Sensing our world: From glucose sensors to counting single molecules and cells

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 6pm
This presentation will explore the state-of-the-art research in biosensors.
Insufficient transparency in ecology and evolution: problems and solutions image

Insufficient transparency in ecology and evolution: problems and solutions

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3pm
A/Prof Parker reviews evidence from ecology and evolutionary biology that insufficient transparency is widespread, driving bias.
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Americana  image

Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Americana

Saturday, 13 May 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Americana: May 13, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
Scholarships information dinners image

Scholarships information dinners

Monday, 15 May 2017, 6:30pm
Free Scholarships Information Dinners for Year 10, 11 & 12 students, parents & teachers. Get the dirt on Mining Engineering.
Introduction to programming with python image

Introduction to programming with python

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:30am
This free live coding workshop will assist you in writing programs that produce results.
Extent and effects of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts image

Extent and effects of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 4:30pm
Carolyn Warner and Jan Breckenridge discuss the development of more effective institutional responses to disclosures of childhood sexual abuse.
Engineering high school information day image

Engineering high school information day

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 8:45am
Hands on workshops to give senior high school students the opportunity to sample several fields of engineering.
Searching for early life on earth and mars  image

Searching for early life on earth and mars

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 6pm
Honorary Lecture on the search for early life on Earth and Mars.
Phil' charity concert image

Phil' charity concert

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 6:05pm
Arc Phil' is holding FUNdraising a Charity Concert and you're invited!
Chamber orchestra album launch: From Hidden Valleys image

Chamber orchestra album launch: From Hidden Valleys

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 2pm
A concert featuring international prize-winning pianist and UNSW alumnus, Samuel Dharma, and music by UNSW alumnus and composer, Jonathan Billingham.
Sydney Writers Festival - Thinking globally series  image

Sydney Writers Festival - Thinking globally series

Monday, 22 May 2017, 9am
Take a look at the most pressing issues facing our world today: Globalisation & Inequality in the Age of Trump.
Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship information evening image

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship information evening

Monday, 22 May 2017, 5:45pm
Find out how to apply for a 4-year full scholarship in the USA! Register now!
Introduction to programming with R image

Introduction to programming with R

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:30am
This free live coding workshop will assist you in writing programs that produce results.
Year 10 subject selection and information evening  image

Year 10 subject selection and information evening

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 6:15pm
The best place to start if you are thinking about uni and are currently a year 10 student or parent.
Global teleconnection operators image

Global teleconnection operators

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2pm
A method for assessing regional climate sensitivities to SST patterns.
Sydney Writers Festival: What’s feminism got to do with it? In conversation with The Bad Feminist Roxane Gay image

Sydney Writers Festival: What’s feminism got to do with it? In conversation with The Bad Feminist Roxane Gay

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 6pm
SWF comes to UNSW. We chat with the New York based author about her contribution to the contemporary feminist debate.
Year 10 subject selection and information evening  image

Year 10 subject selection and information evening

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 6:15pm
The best place to start if you are thinking about uni and are currently a year 10 student or parent.
Expert witness training - Unisearch Expert Opinion Services image

Expert witness training - Unisearch Expert Opinion Services

Friday, 26 May 2017, 9am
The trainer explores areas such as skills for testifying as a witness, report writing and knowledge to perform in court.
UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert image

UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert

Friday, 26 May 2017, 7pm
UNSWWS: Bencriscutto Cichy Mackey Perrine Whitacre Williams UNSWO: Bizet Brahms Glinka Faure
Collegium Musicum Choir - Handel Coronation Anthems and Mozart Requiem image

Collegium Musicum Choir - Handel Coronation Anthems and Mozart Requiem

Sunday, 28 May 2017, 5pm
Handel: Four Coronation Anthems Mozart: Requiem
The platypus – life history, current threats and an uncertain future image

The platypus – life history, current threats and an uncertain future

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9am
An open conference promoting public knowledge of the platypus and the threats to its existence.
Introduction to programming with MATLAB image

Introduction to programming with MATLAB

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:30am
This free live coding workshop will assist you in writing programs that produce results.