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26 Sep 4:00pm 6:00pm

The UNSW Early Career Academic Network (ECAN) is thrilled to announce that our flagship Scientia Series event is returning for the fourth time in 2018. This year’s topic is Academia in the Age of Anti-Intellectualism

In 2016, the Oxford Dictionaries chose post-truth as the word of the year: “Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”.

27 Sep 9:00am 3:00pm

See how UNSW is shaping education for students' success

The annual Inspired Learning Summit celebrates the educational innovations and partnerships that enrich education at UNSW. This year, the focus is Student as Partners - as they showcase their invaluable contributions to extending our educational collective intelligence, while demonstrating the impact it has on them and their career opportunities.

3 Oct 6:30pm 8:00pm
9 Oct 1:10pm 2:00pm

Bask in the beautiful sounds of one of the country’s leading chamber ensembles, as the Australia Ensemble present a free lunch hour concert.

Maria GRENFELL | Poems of a Bright Moon
Arvo PÄRT | Fratres
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART | Piano Trio in G K 496

Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW (Building G19) Venue Map

12 Oct 6:00pm 8:30pm

Please join us for the fourth Utzon Lecture for 2018. 

UNSW Built Environment, in association with MPavillion is proud to bring you the next Utzon Lecture with Carme Pinós.

12 Oct 7:00pm 9:00pm

A night of Jazz, Bulgarian Voices and Turkish Beats

A captivating night of jazz and world music inspired by Balkan sounds and Turkish rhythms. Featuring guest artists Mara Kiek on tapan, Llew Kiek on bouzouki, Musharrem Aslan on the baglama, our own Jazz legends Sandy Evans and Alister Spence, and the talents of UNSW music students. This eclectic evening will feature some stunning traditional works mixed with new compositions and melodies.

13 Oct 8:00pm 10:00pm

Veering away from the famed Four Seasons of Vivalidi, this program explores composers which have been inspired to embody the rapture of the natural world. 

Maria GRENFELL | Ten Suns Ablaze (2012)
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | 'Szene am Bach' from Symphony no. 6 arr. Fischer (1810)
Nigel WESTLAKE | Rare Sugar (2007)
Pēteris VASKS | Landscape with Birds (1980)
Aaron COPLAND | Appalachian Spring ballet suite (1944)

15 Oct 6:00pm 9:00pm
19 Oct 7:00pm 9:00pm

The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical (1750-1810) and Romantic (1810-1910) eras. More recent works, especially works by contemporary Australian composers, are well represented in the Orchestra's programs, as is film music from the past four decades. Concertos for various solo instruments figure prominently.

The soloists in these concertos are mostly students from the University’s music department.

25 Oct 4:00pm 5:00pm

UNSW’s partnership with Matraville High School is ushering in a new era of teacher education. In a first-of -its-kind school-based university education program, UNSW Sydney is working with students, teachers, parents, and other key stakeholders to build a collaborative, inclusive and sustainable educational community for all. 

26 Oct 7:00pm 9:00pm

The UNSW Wind Symphony was founded in 1991 to perform works specially composed for wind ensembles with or without percussion. The Wind Symphony provides repertoire, largely dates from after 1900, with arrangements of works from all eras and styles, including jazz, popular and art-music forms. The Wind Symphony is home to many of the woodwind and brass players on campus, and comprises about 50 players at any one time.

28 Oct 5:00pm 7:00pm

The Collegium Musicum Choir’s second program for the year includes the liturgical works of Alexander Grechaninov and Anton Bruckner. 

Grechaninov Et in Terra Pax
Arensky Three Quartets 
Bruckner te Deum

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Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW (Building C24) Venue Map

6 Nov 6:15pm 8:30pm

Please join us for the final Utzon Lecture for 2018 and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture

Reducing risk, building resilience

7 - 8 Nov 9:00am 5:00pm

This two-day international conference, co-hosted by UNSW, Arup, Australia Red Cross and the South Asia Institute at Harvard University; invites practitioners, researchers and decision-makers from all disciplines to present, discuss, debate and recommend realisable social, physical, political and economic measures that build resilience in the Asia Pacific region.

10 - 11 Nov 7:30pm 9:30pm

UNSW Creative Practice Lab is pleased to co-present LINK Dance Company 2018 from WAAPA with a selection of dance works by Australian choreographers Richard Cilli, Emma Fishwick, Tobiah Booth-Remmers and Michael Whaites.

25 Nov 5:00pm 7:00pm

UNSW's annual Christmas concert begins the festive season with the Collegium Musicum Choir, Burgundian Consort, Handbell Ensemble, student performers, gingerbread, handmade gifts and a Christmas tree. A warm and joyful occasion for all.

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Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW (Building C24) Venue Map

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