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., 2017-03-26
E.g., 2017-03-26
Upcoming events
Exhibition - Penelope Benton: The Icing on the Cake image

Exhibition - Penelope Benton: The Icing on the Cake

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am
UNSW Galleries presents new work by artists that are candidates in higher degree research programs at UNSW Art & Design.
Exhibition - Abdul Abdullah: Terms of engagement: examining the rhetoric of radicalisation image

Exhibition - Abdul Abdullah: Terms of engagement: examining the rhetoric of radicalisation

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am
UNSW Galleries presents new work by artists that are candidates in higher degree research programs at UNSW Art & Design.
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.
Free seminar: Tackling child abuse image

Free seminar: Tackling child abuse

Monday, 27 March 2017, 5pm
Professor David Finkelhor and Professor Donald Palmer discuss strategies for tackling child abuse.
Excel fu: excel for researchers image

Excel fu: excel for researchers

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 9:30am
This free course will assist researchers and research students to utilise Microsoft Excel more efficiently when working with research data.
NeuRA MRI seminar serie: MR Imaging of short-T2 components in biological tissues image

NeuRA MRI seminar serie: MR Imaging of short-T2 components in biological tissues

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 12pm
Dr Marco Gruwel, Biological Resources Imaging Laboratory, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, UNSW.
From welfare state to investment state image

From welfare state to investment state

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 12:30pm
David Stoesz, author of The Dynamic Welfare State, discusses the evolution of the investment state.
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction image

Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4pm
Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquium - Brain, mind and addiction
Free Lecture: Provisioning crows: Ecologies of hope in the Mariana Islands image

Free Lecture: Provisioning crows: Ecologies of hope in the Mariana Islands

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 5pm
Thom van Dooren explores the interfaces of development and conservation on the Mariana Islands through the specific lens of hope.
Leadership in action: A guide to student leadership and management image

Leadership in action: A guide to student leadership and management

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 6pm
Hayden Smith explains common concepts and methodologies of leadership that will help propel you in university and in your career.
Seminar series: Associate Professor Danny Hatters image

Seminar series: Associate Professor Danny Hatters

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4pm
SoMS, BABS and GSBE Cross-Faculty Seminar Series A/ Prof Danny Hatters (University of Melbourne)
Building new windows to view proteostasis in health and disease image

Building new windows to view proteostasis in health and disease

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4pm
AProf Hatters will discuss new methods, approaches, and surprising insights found from these approaches, in the field of protein aggregation.
Free Lecture: Welfare fraud and control over the poor image

Free Lecture: Welfare fraud and control over the poor

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 4pm
Vincent Dubois explores how the coming together of various social fields promotes welfare fraud as a problem.
Science honours expo image

Science honours expo

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 5:30pm
If you are thinking about doing Honours next semester, this event is a must!
Brian Greene: A time traveller's tale image

Brian Greene: A time traveller's tale

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 7pm
UNSW Science is partnering with Think Inc for an Australian tour by renowned American theoretical physicist, author Dr Brian Greene.
Symposium: Mechanics in cell biology image

Symposium: Mechanics in cell biology

Friday, 31 March 2017, 9am
Symposium featuring talks on mechanobiology from local and international speakers
The genetic basis of innovation: venom, pregnancy, and the evolution of complex traits image

The genetic basis of innovation: venom, pregnancy, and the evolution of complex traits

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3pm
Whittington discusses research into mammalian venom evolution, using the platypus, as well as the transition from oviparity to viviparity.
UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert  image

UNSW Orchestra and Wind Symphony concert

Friday, 31 March 2017, 7pm
UNSWWS: George Giroux Grainger Jacob Mackey Maslanka UNSWO: Britten Kats-Chernin Mozart
Postgraduate coursework day image

Postgraduate coursework day

Saturday, 1 April 2017, 10am
Postgraduate Coursework Day, 1 April, offers PG students an opportunity to improve their academic writing, reading and thinking skills.
Arc turns 10 image

Arc turns 10

Monday, 3 April 2017, 9am
Arc turns 10 (AND YOU'RE INVITED!) Come celebrate our 10th birthday at the birthday bash of the decade during W6!
Exchange expo image

Exchange expo

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:30am
Gain an international experience as part of your degree. Come to the Exchange Expo to find out more!
Research data management image

Research data management

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:30am
This course will assist researchers and students to improve the quality and storage of data and learn about available support.
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus - Guest lecture image

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus - Guest lecture

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 10:30am
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Lecture "Three Zeros-zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions - the goals to pursue"
Hamilton cycles in random hypergraphs image

Hamilton cycles in random hypergraphs

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1pm
Work on the analysis of the number of Hamilton cycles in random regular uniform hypergraphs will be discussed.
Australia Ensemble  - Lunch hour concert image

Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble
Using Databases and SQL image

Using Databases and SQL

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:30pm
This course has been developed using the researcher-focused training modules from the highly regarded Software Carpentry Foundation (software-carpentry.org).
The Long Road book launch image

The Long Road book launch

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 4:30pm
ACSACS, UNSW Canberra, and DST Group invites you to 'The Long Road' Book Launch, launched by the Minister for Defence.
High temperature corrosion in energy systems image

High temperature corrosion in energy systems

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11am
High-temperature (>500°C) corrosion is ubiquitous in energy conversion and industrial systems and can significantly limit system performance and durability.
Seeking refuge: Sharing human stories from refugees and migrants image

Seeking refuge: Sharing human stories from refugees and migrants

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4pm
Peter Holmes à Court and Alissa Everett share stories of their work documenting major refugee and migration flows across the world.
Seminar series: Prof Willem H. Ouwehand image

Seminar series: Prof Willem H. Ouwehand

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4pm
SoMS/BABS/GSBE Cross-Faculty Seminar Series, Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Level 4 seminar space
Senior science teachers' professional development day image

Senior science teachers' professional development day

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9am
Expert sessions with UNSW researchers and academics, covering key curriculum topics in the Senior Science and 7-10 STEM curricula.
Quantitative multi-scale imaging with dark-field x-ray microscopy image

Quantitative multi-scale imaging with dark-field x-ray microscopy

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11am
Three applications of Dark-field x-ray microscopy are presented. Presenter: A/Prof Hugh Simons.
The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System image

The relationship between SEND and offending in the UK Youth Justice System

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12:30pm
Hannah Smithson (Manchester Metropolitan University) will explore service provision for young people with SEND in the UK youth justice system.
Masterclass series - clarinet masterclass image

Masterclass series - clarinet masterclass

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 1:10pm
Clarinet expert and associate artist of the AE, David Griffiths, will work with UNSW music students in a public masterclass
Biology Teachers' professional development day image

Biology Teachers' professional development day

Friday, 7 April 2017, 9am
Join our expert sessions with University researchers and academics, covering key curriculum topics in the Biology and 7-10 Science courses.
Discovering and conserving amphibians in Southeast Asia image

Discovering and conserving amphibians in Southeast Asia

Friday, 7 April 2017, 3pm
Conservation and research of amphibians - the most threatened group of species on the planet - in Southeast Asia.
Understanding the human voice image

Understanding the human voice

Friday, 7 April 2017, 6:30pm
Join Dr. Noel Hanna and discover how physics and anatomy combine to produce the human voice.
Australia Ensemble subscription - Fantasy and Variations image

Australia Ensemble subscription - Fantasy and Variations

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Fantasy and Variations: April 8, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
High school workshops April 2017 image

High school workshops April 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:30am
UNSW Built Environment invites you to join our free High School Workshop series!
Student engagement and blended (hybrid) learning: What’s the connection? image

Student engagement and blended (hybrid) learning: What’s the connection?

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 12pm
Join blended learning expert, Dr Norman Vaughan, in a one off seminar at UNSW.
Cubesat2017: Launching Cubesats for and from Australia image

Cubesat2017: Launching Cubesats for and from Australia

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 9am
This 2-day workshop on nano-satellites will feature speakers from current missions, industry, academia. All welcome. Student bursaries available.
Seminar series: Dr Erinna Lee image

Seminar series: Dr Erinna Lee

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4pm
Dr Erinna Lee (La Trobe University): Targeting cell survival and proliferation pathways in cancer
Experimental design workshop image

Experimental design workshop

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9am
Experimental Design Workshop: randomisation, controls, sample size, reducing variability and pilot studies; includes practical work on randomisation and power analysis.
Pitch night image

Pitch night

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 6pm
Do you have a fun idea you want to make happen in MCIC's Makerspace? We want to hear it!
HSC study session - biology image

HSC study session - biology

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10am
"It gave me an insight as to how to approach particular questions and how to answer them most effectively"