Welcome Week

Check out the best of what Clubs have to offer!

Check out a range of Club activities during Welcome Week in the Quad on 13 February - 16th February (Mon-Thu Wk1 Term 1).

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Taster Days!

Monday 13 Feb

​Cheer and Dance Society

HIP HOP Taster Activity with CheerSoc

  • Monday, 11am -12pm Quad Lawn

Returning members of our society will teach a fun hip hop combo, all levels are welcome, and we encourage anyone who loves a boogie to join!

TableTop Games Society


  • Monday, 2pm - 6pm Quadrangle, room G031.

Attendees can Understand and be open to the variety of 70 boardgames and Trading card games and the general chill vibe. Walk in walk out.

Chess Club

New to Chess Class!

  • Monday, 10am - 1pm, Goldstein G04.

Introduction to chess for beginner chess players which includes the basic rules, basic endgames, basic chess tactics and strategy. Social chess boards also available.


Paint with AIESEC!

  • Monday 10am - 4pm, Quad Lawn

Attendees are able to come and paint a picture of the world!

Piano Society UNSW

Piano Freestyle Session + Teaching

  • Monday, 10am - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Attendees can come and play our society's new 88-key, weighted keyboard!The teaching session will engage the execs and attendees by having the execs teach the attendee how to play a musical passage on the piano.

Clubs Takeover

Start Up Link

Monday 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Come and grab snacks such as cookies, chips, softdrinks, cupcakes to be won in a spin the wheel activity!


Monday 12pm -2pm, Quad Lawn

Come and try some of our delicious mini rice paper rolls and our authentic teh tarik (southeast Asian milk tea)!

New South Wales Uni Theatrical Society

Monday 12 am- 3pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our stall and grab a snack such as Cupcakes, brownies and biscuits!

Virtual Reality Society

Monday 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our Stall ang get a delicious Glazed Donuts and Krispy Kreme!

Tuesday 14 Feb

United Nations Society

Picnic MUN

  • Tuesday, 11am - 2pm, Quad Lawn

A welcoming and casual event that take place in campus that hope to bring people together.

PCSoc: Computers and Tech

Tech Tuesdays: Hands-on Computer Workshops

  • Tuesday, 5pm - 9pm, Quad G046

Looking to build your first gaming PC? Wondering what is the best gaming PC you can buy in your budget? Well, everyone It's that time of the year again! To kick off the year, PCSoc: cat is hosting a fun beginner's workshop to show you everything you need to know about building a PC and choosing the parts you need! This is a must-attend for anyone interested in learning more about PC components! We know some of you who are not beginners are wondering what is the *craziest, most insane* computer you can build? Well, come along to find out more! Hope to see you all there!

Nippon Students Association

Nippon Nakama Night

  • Tuesday, 5pm - 7pm, Goldstein G09

A Japan-themed speed friending session to promote lasting friendships between attendees. There will be Japanese traditional games, as well as more modern activities.

Puzzle Society

UNSW PuzzleSoc Presents: T1 Welcome Week

  • Tuesday, 3pm - 6pm, G048 quadrangle lawn

Boost your back-to-uni vibes with us at Welcome Week on the first week of the year! 

Clubs Takeover


Tuesday 12pm - 3pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our Stall and grab a tasty sausage sizzle!


Tuesday 12pm - 2pm, Quad lawn

Visit our stall and refresh yourself with a delicious Bubble Tea!

Australia China Youth Association

Tuesday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad lawn

Visit our Stall and grab authentic Chinese pastries such as egg tarts and pineapple buns!

Public Speaking Society

Tuesday 12pm - 2pm, Quad lawn

Visit us and grab a tasty snack, such as Chocolates, candies, marshmallows, and some more!

Wednesday 15 Feb

​ Film Society

Welcome Week Movie Night

  • Wednesday, 6pm - 9pm, Colombo Theatre C

FilmSoc is gathering on-campus for a film screening for our FIRST event of 2023. There will plenty of time before and after to meet and chat with other film aficionados, pizzas and soft drinks provided. Newcomers (membership not necessary) are especially welcome!


Robogals STEM workshop demonstration

  • Wednesday, 12pm - 2pm, Quadrangle G048

Lego and Arduino crossover held in a classroom with building and demonstration time.

Cheer and Dance Society

CHEER Taster Activity with CheerSoc

  • Wednesday, 10am - 1pm, Quad Lawn (Bad weather back up room, Goldstein G04)

We would love to host an activity where people can get a taste of the Cheer
and Dance Society through an hour of cheer class.
Returning members of our society will teach fun combos and stunts, all levels
are welcome!

Piano Society

Piano Freestyle Session + Teaching

Wednesday, 10am - 4pm, Quad Lawn

Attendees can come and play our society's new 88-key, weighted keyboard!The teaching session will engage the execs and attendees by having the execs teach the attendee how to play a musical passage on the piano.

Clubs Takeover

Marketing Analytics Society

Wednesday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad lawn

Come to our stall a get your own customized cupcake!

Food For All Association

Wednesday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our stall and get your Parfait cups!

Republic Club

Wednesday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Grab a delicious Sausage Sizzle! vegetarian sausages also availables!

Thursday 16 Feb

D2MG Hip Hop Society

D2MG Meet & Greet + Workshop.

  • Thursday 10am - 2pm, Quad Lawn

We will be having a hip hop dance workshop for current and new D2MG members. This will involve a freestyle dance jam session and time for students to socialize.

Sapphic Society UNSW

UNSW SapphoSoc: DIY Pride Bracelets!

  • Thursday 9am - 1pm, Quad Lawn

The SapphoSoc exec team will be providing different coloured embroidery thread which can be woven into bracelets that showcase the colours of an individual's preferred Pride Flag. This will be just in time for Mardi Gras!
Cat Appreciation Society

Cat Appreciation Society

CatSoc Whisker Wonder Hunt

  • Thursday, 1pm - 3pm

Attendees will register at our stall to complete a scavenger hunt comprised of 5 stations. Attendees will be given a treasure map of the quad that marks the location of the 5 stations and each station has a unique stamp. They will need to collect all 5 stamps in the shortest amount of time of all participants to win the final prize!

Spanish & Latin American Society UNSW

Tote Bag & Painting

  • Thursday, 2pm - 6pm, Quad Lawn

Give students tote bags which they can paint to their liking and keep them later!

One Piece Society

One Piece Movie Night

  • Thursday, 6pm - 8pm, Ainsworth G02

We will screen some One Piece movie, which our members voted beforehand.

Clubs Takeover

Vietnamese Students Association

Thursday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our stall and try one of the most iconic Vietnamese dishes, banh mi! The Banh Mi's will be filled with all the traditional ingredients (pate, pork slices, pickled carrots, butter, soy sauce) for the pork variant and (Lettuce, carrots beetroots etc) for the vegeterian option.

Malaysian Students Organisation

Thursday 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Come and try some of our authentic dishes!
We'll be giving away 3 types of food:
Nasi Lemak - Fragrant rice cooked with coconut milk and pandan leaves, served with a spicy paste, peanuts, cucumbers, fried eggs and curry chicken.
Vegetarian Mee Goreng - Stir-fried noodles, cooked with garlic, onions and seasonings.
Ondeh Ondeh - Sweet rice cake balls filled with molten palm sugar, coated in grated coconut. 

Music Society of UNSW

Thursday, 12pm - 2pm, Quad Lawn

Visit our Stall and get a free sausage!

Friday 17 Feb

Philosophy Society

Speedfriending Sesh

  • Friday, 4pm - 5pm, Quad Lawn 

Speed friending is a social activity where participants meet and interact with a large number of people in a short period of time, with the goal of making new friends. It focuses on building friendships and connections. 

Civil & Environmental Engineering Research Student Association

CERSA goes International!

Friday, 12:30pm - 2pm, RM501, Design Studio, Level 5, H20 Building

After our successful re-launch in August and activities throughout T3 we are holding a lunchtime International event to welcome both new and current Civil and Environmental postgraduate students in T1 and celebrate the diversity of our student group.

We will hold a lunch time event where you can bring a dish from your country (up to $20 per person can be reimbursed if you keep the receipt, we can only reimburse the first 20 people that submit a receipt to cersaunsw@gmail.com).