Wed 08 Feb

O-Week at Paddington Campus

Set your sights for Paddington campus, your destination for art and design.

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At the Paddington campus, we’re packing all the fun of O Week into one day of fun, food and friends! Come join in the fun on Wednesday February 8 where we’ll be bringing you:

12-4 PM- Community Day in the Paddington Courtyard 

Stalls- Sign up for Arc membership and learn about our exhibitions, events and publications. Then rub shoulders with the best of Sydney’s galleries and community arts organisations. Our industry stallholders will answer all your questions about their programs and how you can get involved. 

  • Start your academic year strong with Arts, Design and Architecture (ADA) Student Experience, UNSW Academic Skills and UNSW Equitable Learning Services 
  • Get the goss on societies, clubs and student representation with UNSW Design Society, UNSW Fashion Society, UNSW Student Representative Council and UNSW Queer Collective 
  • Colour your world with The Art Scene, Eckersley's and UNSW Making 
  • Get your culture fix with 107 Projects, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Firstdraft, the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), No Meat May, Parramatta Artists' Studios and The Nest 

Activities- Join the UNSW Design Society in the student lounge for origami, beading or badge-making, then take home your creations! 

Courtyard activations by UNSW Making: Wheel throwing and screen printing

Campus Tours- Find your way around campus with our volunteer-led tours, beginning at UNSW Galleries (Register for tours at 1PM, 2PM and 3PM, or attend drop-in tours at 1.30, 2.30 and 3.30.) Book your campus tours here.

Free lunch- keep the wolf from the door with our delicious vegan offerings. 

UNSW Galleries- Check out exhibitions The Party and Jessica Loughlin: Of Light. 15 minute spotlight tours are held at 2.00, 2.30 and 3.00. Find out more and book here.

Courtyard Sessions - Keep the good times rolling with DJ sets from Sin El Fil and DJ VV 

6.00-8.00- Exhibition Openings at AD Space 

Welcome AD Space’s inaugural 2023 exhibitions, featuring innovative and experimental student work. 

Want more O-Week in your life? Check out all the action at UNSW Main Campus between Monday February 6- Friday February 10: O-Week 2023 | Set Your Sights

Be sure to join up to Arc to get all the fun and freebies: Join Arc today


Arc @ UNSW is proud to acknowledge the Bedegal, Gadigal and Ngunnawal people as the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we operate and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.