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., 2017-06-23
E.g., 2017-06-23
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 evenings image

Year 10 subject selection and information evenings

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.
Music collaborations image

Music collaborations

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 6:30pm
The final in a series of three collaborative music evenings.
Is the brain just a computer made of flesh? What does neuroscience say about who I am? image

Is the brain just a computer made of flesh? What does neuroscience say about who I am?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 7:30pm
Is the brain just a computer made of flesh? What does neuroscience say about who I am?” by Alan Gijsbers
Global teleconnection operators image

Global teleconnection operators

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2pm
A method for assessing regional climate sensitivities to SST patterns.
Comet landings & exploding volcanoes: Reporting science for the BBC image

Comet landings & exploding volcanoes: Reporting science for the BBC

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 6pm
Rebecca Morelle, global science correspondent for BBC, on the highs and lows of covering science around the world.
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.
Music recitals 2017 image

Music recitals 2017

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 7pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
The hidden impact of torture: How torture affects the brain  image

The hidden impact of torture: How torture affects the brain

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4pm
The hidden impact of torture: How torture affects the brain presented by Dr Belinda Liddell.
Year 10 subject selection and information evenings image

Year 10 subject selection and information evenings

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.
"We can play anything": Satoko Fujii on creative determination and the musical self image

"We can play anything": Satoko Fujii on creative determination and the musical self

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7pm
In this lecture demonstration, Fujii will reflect on the importance of curiosity and determination in creative development.
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
Satoko Fujii with UNSW Music image

Satoko Fujii with UNSW Music

Friday, 26 May 2017, 7pm
Advanced jazz Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra featuring Satoko Fuji (piano/composer/conductor) and Natsuki Tamura (trumpet)
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
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Music recitals 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017, 7pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
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.
NeuRA MRI seminar series image

NeuRA MRI seminar series

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12pm
Dr Ron Shnier - Tues 30/05/17 at 12 pm- Neuroradiology for Neuroscientists
Music recitals 2017 image

Music recitals 2017

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 7pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Design of flood-risk management strategies in New Orleans image

Design of flood-risk management strategies in New Orleans

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 2pm
Transdisciplinary analysis of the design of flood-risk management strategies in New Orleans.
Reciprocity and citizenship in the adoption of a new HIV prevention technology image

Reciprocity and citizenship in the adoption of a new HIV prevention technology

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 4pm
Bridget Haire will discuss the culture of early PrEP adoption in Australia and consider the changing concept of ‘safe sex’.
Writer's night with Anne Enright 'The landscape solution: hurt and healing in the Irish countryside.' image

Writer's night with Anne Enright 'The landscape solution: hurt and healing in the Irish countryside.'

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 6:15pm
One of Ireland’s most popular novelists, Enright is known for her humour and blistering depictions of sex and Catholicism
Year 10 subject selection and information evenings image

Year 10 subject selection and information evenings

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.
Music recitals 2017 image

Music recitals 2017

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 7pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Social emergency lending  image

Social emergency lending

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 4pm
Presented by Professor Rosalind Dixon and Professor Richard Holden, co-leads of the Grand Challenge on Inequality.
Music recitals 2017 image

Music recitals 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 6:30pm
From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of recitals.
Video project screenings image

Video project screenings

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7pm
Low budget, high-concept short films. Final year film students explore narrative storytelling and experiment with cinematic form.
The dark side of the cyanobacterium image

The dark side of the cyanobacterium

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2pm
Ben Rubin describes use of next-gen sequencing paired with collections of mutants to elucidate genetic unknowns of model photosynthetic cyanobacteria.
2017 Asian Engineering Dean's Summit image

2017 Asian Engineering Dean's Summit

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 9am
AEDS will host 150 delegates comprising of Engineering Deans and high profile Engineering academics from various countries in Asia and Oceania.
Free Lecture: Impact of US mass incarceration on children image

Free Lecture: Impact of US mass incarceration on children

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 5pm
Leila Morsy on how mass incarceration of men contributes to achievement gaps between African American + white children.
2017 UNSW Business Digital Learning Showcase image

2017 UNSW Business Digital Learning Showcase

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10am
Join the Business Digital Learning Showcase on June 7 for excellent presentations from our innovative and award winning staff.
Creating safe zones and safe corridors in conflict situations: Providing protection at home or preventing the search for asylum? image

Creating safe zones and safe corridors in conflict situations: Providing protection at home or preventing the search for asylum?

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 12:30pm
Are “safe zones” actually safe, and might they prevent would-be refugees from seeking asylum elsewhere?
Scholarships information evening image

Scholarships information evening

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 6pm
The Scholarships information evening provides depth and detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW and the application process.
UNSW Engineering Education Showcase image

UNSW Engineering Education Showcase

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 8:45am
UNSW Engineering education showcase
Students as partners: students as decision makers image

Students as partners: students as decision makers

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10am
Join guest speaker Sally Varnham, University of Technology Sydney as she discusses her research fostering student partnership.
Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education image

Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 6pm
Harold Wyndham memorial lecture: Researching global inclusive education
Introduction to R image

Introduction to R

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9am
This self-paced, practical course will help you learn the R statistical software package from scratch.
Excel fu: excel for researchers image

Excel fu: excel for researchers

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9:30am
This course will provide tips in utilising Microsoft Excel more efficiently when working with your research data.
Introductory statistics for researchers image

Introductory statistics for researchers

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9am
The course covers basic statistical design and analysis, emphasising understanding the concepts underlying statistical procedures and interpreting output from analyses.
Introduction to regression modelling in R image

Introduction to regression modelling in R

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9am
Consolidate and extend your statistical regression modelling skills in R with this practical course for applied researchers.
Introduction to version control with git image

Introduction to version control with git

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 9:30am
This course for researchers and research students will cover the fundamentals of version control.
Exploring the tricky questions: Embodied story telling as a basis for discussing sex and relationships image

Exploring the tricky questions: Embodied story telling as a basis for discussing sex and relationships

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:30pm
Seminar on engaging young people in discussions about sex/relationships with Kate Senior and Laura Grozdanovski from University of Wollongong.
Cleaning & exploring your data with open refine image

Cleaning & exploring your data with open refine

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:30pm
This course will assist you to utilise Open Refine; a powerful, free tool for exploring, normalising and cleaning datasets.
Lecture on Homelessness: Ending a long crisis image

Lecture on Homelessness: Ending a long crisis

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 5pm
Presented by Dr Heather Holst (Launch Housing) and Professor Anne O'Brien (UNSW Sydney)
Utzon lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality image

Utzon lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 6pm
Utzon Lecture - Homes and cities: Growth and inequality with Duncan Maclennan
Art & Design student parent information evening image

Art & Design student parent information evening

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 6pm
Come along and hear about our Art & Design programs, specialisations and the exciting career options and pathways available to you.