Calendar of community events

September 2017


2 September
Using Technology and AAC to Support Individuals on the Autism Spectrum


Gain an understanding of the ways in which technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can be used to support the learning of individuals on the autism spectrum and to support them in communication, social interaction, transitions, behaviour challenges, and academic instruction.

For more information and to register, visit UOW Social Sciences News & Events.


11 September - 24 September
UOW Goes Global



UOW Goes Global is a two-week program that showcases a variety of internationally focussed events, workshops, activities and festivals. Check out the UOW Goes Global 2017 Event Calendar.


17 September
Sustainable housing day at UOW Innovation Campus



This unique peer to peer education is a valuable resource for anyone looking for inspiration, ideas and the key to sustainable living. Take a tour with the SBRC Team including qualified architects and structural engineers and learn all about this little house with a big impact.

Learn more about Sustainable housing day.


20 September
Community Campus Tour - Innovation Campus


Visit the internationally recognised, award winning Innovation Campus.  Tour state-of-the-art facilities including Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) and the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre.

Register now for the September Community Campus Tour.


22 September
iAccelerate Demo Day


iAccelerate Demo Day is a cornerstone event for iAccelerate resident companies where they get to showcase their innovative businesses. iAccelerate Demo Day is open to the public and free to attend. Find out more...


25 - 26 September
FRN presents 'Feminist Interventions, Feminist Impacts’


Sharing four years of feminist-inspired research at UOW, the Feminist Research Network (FRN) is holding a symposium - 'Feminist Interventions, Feminist Impacts’, showcasing feminist-inspired research of UOW scholars and those external to the University.

View program details and register for Feminist Interventions, Feminist Impacts.


25 September - 6 October
Science Centre and Planetarium
Spring 2017 school holiday program


Bookings are now open for the Science Centre's ever expanding school holiday activity days, now with workshops for 10-14 year olds. Find out more about the Science Centre and Planetarium Spring 2017 school holiday program.


25 September - 6 October
UOW School holiday sports camps


With a focus on participation and having a good time this program is excellent for introducing kids to new sports and for keeping them active during the school holidays.

Find out more and enrol for the UOW School holidays sports camps


27–29 September
Early Start Conference 2017



Conference Theme: Helping children flourish and realise their potential: Translating research for policy, practice and community. For enquiries visit EarlyStart Conference 2017.

October 2017


13 October 2017
2017 Goldring Lecture



Professor Colin Picker, Dean of Law, cordially invites you to the 2017 Goldring Lecture, presented by Professor John McMillan AO, Acting NSW Ombudsman. The annual Goldring Lecture honours Jack Goldring (1943-2009), UOW’s foundation Dean of Law.

Find out more and register your attendance for the 2017 Goldring Lecture.


26 October
SCIT Trade Show


The annual trade show hosted by the School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT) spells out the future path for innovation and technology, displaying models and samples of student work.

Visit UOW tradeshow for more information.


27 October
SECTE Innovation Fair



The School of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering (SECTE) invites you to attend the annual Innovation Fair. The Innovation Fair showcases the products developed by the talented students in second and third-year Engineering Design Management subjects

Visit Innovation Fair for event information.



UniMovies presents state-of-the-art screenings of popular mainstream and limited release films every Wednesday night.

Market alley

Check out the stalls surrounding the UOW Library. Market alley happens every second week throughout UOW sessions. Stalls sell yummy foods, vintage clothing and bric a brac as well as arts and crafts. Stop by between 9am and 2pm.

Guest Library Membership

Visit the UOW Library Short Loans desk to recieve an application form for guest access to the library.

Global Challenges Events

Join the UOW Global Challenges team for various events that aim to transform the way we live.

iAccelerate Events

Join iAccelerate for a variety of events around entrepreneurialism and business mentoring.


Last reviewed: 13 September, 2017