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., 2018-02-24
E.g., 2018-02-24
Upcoming events
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.
UNSW Sydney Mardi Gras Spectator Event image

UNSW Sydney Mardi Gras Spectator Event

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 5:30pm
Watch the 2018 Mardi Gras with UNSW Sydney staff and students.
It's Complicated image

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.
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
WIESoc's International Women's Day Brunch image

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!
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
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
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
Stalin's Piano image

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
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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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?
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?’.