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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Upcoming events
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UNSW Law - Get Connected

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 12pm
At Get Connected employers give the nitty gritty on what it’s really like to work in different organisations.
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The Addams Family, The Musical

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 7pm
NUTS is proud to present The Addams Family, The Musical - a spooky, kooky nostalgic night at the theatre.
Life on Mars: The 2020 Rover Mission image

Life on Mars: The 2020 Rover Mission

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8pm
Within three years, NASA plans to launch Mars 2020. Will Mars be humanity’s first step toward inhabiting the galaxy?
Systems biology: towards understanding the molecular complexity underpinning pathogenesis image

Systems biology: towards understanding the molecular complexity underpinning pathogenesis

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3pm
The advent of technological breakthroughs has provided a wealth of omics data which has provoked a fundamental transformation of biology.
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Australia Ensemble subscription - Schubert's Octet

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - Schubert's Octet: August 19, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium Tickets $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)
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Excel Fu: Excel for researchers

Monday, 21 August 2017, 9:30am
Researchers can gain skills in importing, sorting, filtering, copying, protecting, transforming, summarising, merging and visualising research data with Microsoft Excel.
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Artsweek

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 10am
See the campus turn into a canvas
Worlds apart and still no closer to justice: Recognition and redress in gendered disability violence  image

Worlds apart and still no closer to justice: Recognition and redress in gendered disability violence

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 4pm
Associate Professor Leanne Dowse, Chair in Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support, presents this lecture for the UNSW Practical Justice Initiative.
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Power to Persuade Symposium 2017

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9:30am
The best way to breakdown barriers between groups involved in social policy is to put everyone in the same room.
Women in Research Network presents: How to successfully navigate an academic career  image

Women in Research Network presents: How to successfully navigate an academic career

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 10:30am
Hear tips from an interdisciplinary panel on developing an academic career, with interactive Q & A.
UNSWriting - Race & Comedy: Osamah Sami in conversation with Michael Mohammed Ahmad image

UNSWriting - Race & Comedy: Osamah Sami in conversation with Michael Mohammed Ahmad

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 6:30pm
Join Michael Mohammed Ahmad (The Tribe) in conversation with Osamah Sami about life since his book Good Muslim Boy.
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Luminocity 2017 - A Built Environment Student Exhibition

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 9am
Be inspired by the real world projects students have brought to life.
Inter-generational injustice: the consequences of climate inaction image

Inter-generational injustice: the consequences of climate inaction

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 4pm
Join us for our first student led Grand Challenge Meetup where we will discuss how we move towards climate justice.
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The Scientia Educational Experience: Roles of assessment, feedback (and humour)

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 5:30pm
Join Scientia Education Fellow Professor Gary Velan, ADE Medicine, for discussion, drinks and conversation.
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The 2017 Hal Wootten Lecture with Elizabeth Broderick AO

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 6:30pm
UNSW Law presents the 2017 Hal Wootten Lecture, with UNSW Law alumna Elizabeth Broderick AO.
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School of Medical Sciences research information night

Friday, 25 August 2017, 5pm
Meet researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and find out more about biomedical honours & research projects on offer.
UNIBUDS Bodhi Nite 2017: Treasure beyond measure image

UNIBUDS Bodhi Nite 2017: Treasure beyond measure

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 6pm
Celebrating the 37th anniversary of UNIBUDS with a night of stage play, singing, dancing and multimedia.
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Snow Unigames

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 9am
Ski and board down slopes while reppin' UNSW at Snow Unigames, the annual winter sports event for AUS uni students.
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Research data management

Monday, 28 August 2017, 9:30am
This data management workshop will equip researchers and research students with best practices for managing valuable research data.
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Using databases and SQL

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:30pm
Learn how to use databases and SQL (structured query language) efficiently when working with research data.
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Future Australia

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 6pm
How can we build on Australia’s unique strengths to create a better future?
Reorienting the National Drug Strategy to support people and communities image

Reorienting the National Drug Strategy to support people and communities

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 4pm
Will Tregoning from Unharm explores how communities can help national leaders struggling with drug policy failure.
The Onion Live: Real Fake News image

The Onion Live: Real Fake News

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 1pm
The editors and creators of satirical news organisation The Onion explore the art of turning real news into fake.
Women claiming justice: The Soulaliyate Movement and the collective lands in Morocco image

Women claiming justice: The Soulaliyate Movement and the collective lands in Morocco

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 5pm
Dr Fadma Ait Mous discusses women's rights to land in Morocco in this lecture for the UNSW Practical Justice Initiative.
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Mechanisms of innate immune evasion by microbial pathogens

Friday, 1 September 2017, 3pm
This seminar will discuss how microbial pathogens hijack host responses to evade immune destruction.
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Open Day

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 9am
Experience university life for yourself at Open Day.
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What the British did to India and what it means today

Monday, 4 September 2017, 12pm
A radical rethink of the enduring impact of the British in India from Shashi Tharoor, India’s leading writer & politician.
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Muslim Girl

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1pm
The brilliant founder of MuslimGirl.com shares her story from the aftermath of 9/11 to the Trump era of casual racism.
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Australia Ensemble - Lunch hour concert

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:10pm
Free lunch hour concerts with performances by the Australia Ensemble
Donald K Turner address - with Philip Thalis: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society image

Donald K Turner address - with Philip Thalis: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 6:30pm
Retracing our steps from built project to inception to locate each within our understanding of its broader architectural lineage.
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2017 UNSW 3 Minute Thesis competition

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 4:30pm
Come and hear the best and brightest UNSW PhD candidates pitch their world-changing ideas in just three minutes.
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International Night Markets

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3pm
With food and performances from around the world
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Shanghai Express by Mary-Anne Gifford

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7pm
Staged reading of a new Australian play. A dramatic thriller with comedy and songs from Spring Gully to Shanghai.
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Australia Ensemble subscription: The sound of pictures

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 8pm
Australia Ensemble subscription concert - The Sound of Pictures: September 16, 8pm Location: John Clancy Auditorium $50/$38/$30/$15 (Adult/Senior/Concession/Student rush)