MONDAY

Inequality in Australia: the fault of capitalism? // Dr Gigi Foster & Professor Richard Holden

How did we get to our big problem of income and wealth inequality? In the age of Brexit and Donald Trump dividing nations over fiscal policies, income and wealth are at the very forefront of everyone's minds

Law Building (G02) 11-12:30PM

Relief Printing: First steps in to the world of printmaking // UNSW Art and Design

Introducing you to methods of relief printing where you can hand-print your own images over the course of two hours!

Science Lawn Marquee 11-1PM

Basketry and Felting Basics // UNSW Art and Design

Ever wanted to try your hand at basic basketry and felting? Come by and take home your very own handmade woven and felt goods, with help from art student Bailee Lobb.

Science Lawn Marquee 11-1PM

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream // MATSoc

It's O-Week. It's HOT. Chill out before the semester starts with FREE liquid nitrogen ICE CREAM* handmade by your friendly Materials Society. Non-dairy option will be available.

Science Lawn Marquee 1-3PM

Death by Design Film Screening and Panel Discussion // eReuse

Come join us for a screening of Death by Design, a feature length documentary that exposes the international electronics industry and shows how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs. Learn how eReuse, a new Arc program, aims

Law Building (G04) 1-3PM

Floating Houses: Building homes for flood zones // Engineers without Borders

What kind of house would you build if you lived in a flood zone? Test out your problem solving and engineering skills and try your hand at designing and building your own 'floating house'!

Science Lawn Marquee 3-4PM

TUESDAY

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream // MATSoc

It's O-Week. It's HOT. Chill out before the semester starts with FREE liquid nitrogen ICE CREAM* handmade by your friendly Materials Society. Non-dairy option will be available.

Science Lawn Marquee 11-1PM

Laser Cutting Workshop // CREATE Society

Get your own laser cut reminder of O-Week! The Laser cutting workshop will be an introduction into turning an idea or design into its software representation which can then be laser cut and kept. Pre-made templates such as laser cut puzzles will also be a

Red Centre (2033) 12-2PM

Hiphop Workshop // D2MG

Come by and learn about the hiphop culture with UNSW's very own D2MG! In this workshop students will learn about the history of the dance and some basic foundational grooves.

Science Lawn Marquee 1-2PM

Quali-Tea Time // TACSoc and BakeSoc

So they say food is the way to one's heart, and tea is the drink for your soul. UNSW's Tea and Coffee Society and UNSW Baking Society come together to help you unwind your mind with relaxing iced teas, and food that will cap off a long day at O-Week.

Science Lawn Marquee 2-4PM

Challenging Inequality @UNSW - Student Hackathon

If you are a UNSW student interested in challenging inequality, with the ideas or computer science skills to create an app that can directly challenge inequality in Australia or globally, or at UNSW itself, then we want you to join the Challenging Inequal

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre (MCIC) 6am – 7pm

WEDNESDAY

Groove n' Move: Free Dance Workshop // Kevin Dai (President of MODSoc)

Pop by and learn how to groove with the best of them and meet some new people who share a passion for dance! UNSW's MODSoc will be sharing their knowledge in various styles of dance including Hip Hop, Popping, Locking and Party Dance! It's open to anyone

Science Lawn Marquee 11-12PM

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream // MATSoc

It's O-Week. It's HOT. Chill out before the semester starts with FREE liquid nitrogen ICE CREAM* handmade by your friendly Materials Society. Non-dairy option will be available.

Science Lawn Marquee 12-2PM

The entrepreneurial mindset: Become employable in 6 months

After graduating with 70, 000 of your colleagues from high school and entering into the world of university and the workplace- find out how you can STAND OUT, DEVELOP SKILLS requested by top companies and startups, and GET AHEAD

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre - 12-2PM

BB8 Robotics Demo // CREATE Society

Build, Learn and Inspire! Come check out CREATE's own model Star War's BB8 as well as our autonomous droid racing vehicle and other cool robotics!

Science Lawn Marquee 12-3PM

Postgraduate Thesis Competition // Postgraduate Student Council

Think you've got a sick research project up your sleeve? Post-grad students come along to register on the day, present your research, and win a sick prize! Or if you're an undergrad, join the crowd and check out the groundbreaking research at UNSW!

Science Lawn Marquee 3-4PM

Power of My Mind: The Effects of Placebo and Nocebo // Dr Kate Faasse

Evidence from placebo research consistently shows that your beliefs and expectations can shape how effective a medical treatment will be. But how can a sugar pill or a saline injection have the power to heal? Dr Kate Faasse will talk about (some of) what

Law Building (G02) 3-4PM

Bachata Workshop // Latin Dance Society

Come learn some Bachata moves and find out what all the fuss is about! Although not as well known as salsa, it is a style of dance that has only been growing in popularity. Our instructor is a pioneer in Bachata and he will be coming in O-week to teach a

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre // Courtyard 1-2:30PM

Salsa Workshop // Latin Dance Society

Come learn some salsa moves! Salsa is a significant part of Latin American culture, one of the most popular dances in the world and so much fun you can't miss it. Our instructor is a legend in the Sydney Salsa Scene and he will be coming in O-week to teac

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre // Courtyard 1-2:30PM

UNSW Grand Challenges: Design for a better world

The UNSW Grand Challenges program aims to generate debate, promote informed discussion and develop policy to tackle the greatest challenges facing humanity. The program launched in 2016 with UNSOMNIA featuring some of UNSW’s brilliant minds sharing ‘What

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre (MCIC) 10-11:30AM

Friday

Grand Challenge on Inequality Book Club

As part of the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality, we are inviting all students and staff to join us in discussion on Thomas Piketty’s leading work on inequality, Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Capital has been heralded one of the decade’s most impo

Allens Arthur Robinson Theatre 9-11AM