Past events


Masterclass: How to raise capital

11 January 2017

JAN 11

Hand holding an US$20

If you are interested in becoming a better business person, join this fundraising masterclass to get great tips on how and where to get funding ... read more


Sydney Festival: Talking Culture

14 January 2017

JAN 14

Talking Culture

Learn more about the Sydney’s Indigenous language (Darug or Eora) and its heritage at the UTS Big Thinking Forum: Talking Culture, a free event as part of the Sydney Festival, featuring Wiradjuri Elder Uncle Stan Grant, Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch, Bayala Language Teacher Aunty Jacinta Tobin, Professor Larissa Behrendt , Professor Michael McDaniel, and Gadigal Elder Uncle Allen Madden.... read more


Sydney Festival: From 1967 to 2067

18 January 2017

JAN 18


The UTS Big Thinking Forum: From 1967 to 2067 is set to explore exactly what has changed since Australia’s 1967 Referendum and what should be changed over the next half century. This free event, being held as part of Sydney Festival, features Professor Larissa Behrendt, Wiradjuri Elder Aunty Millie Ingram, actor and playwright Nakiah Lui, the Hon Linda Burney MP, artist Vernon Ah Kee and historian John Maynard... read more


Growth Hacking: Low-cost alternatives to traditional marketing

25 January 2017

JAN 25

Growth Hacking: Low-cost alternatives to traditional marketing

Learn about growth hacking and how can it help your startup or entrepreneurial venture... read more


Sydney Festival: Scent of Sydney

7-29 January 2017

JAN 29

Scent of Sydney

In a world premiere at Sydney Festival 2017, artist Cat Jones sets out to capture the essence of Sydney. Through conversations and debates with city residents, Jones creates scents around the themes of landscape, competition, extravagance, democracy and resistance. Special guests, including UTS Professor William Gladstone, will contribute to a series of panel discussions... read more



Start Up Stories: Scaling Your Business, from Australia to Beyond

7 February 2017


Close up of a suit and tie on a hanger

Fashion disruptor Lana Hopkins, UTS Business alum and Founder/CEO of Mon Purse, and Robin McGowan, UTS DAB alum and founder of InStitchu, talks scaling, going global and realising your start-up dreams at our next Start-Up Stories, hosted at UTS Business School ... read more


Celebrating 50 years of teaching Civil and Structural Engineering

7 - 9 February 2017


FEIT building at night

2017 marks 50 years of teaching civil and structural engineering at UTS – known as the NSW Institute of Technology until 1988. In honour of this occasion, civil and structural engineering alumni are invited to celebrate this special milestone. Contact Trish Dimasi via email for further information



9 December 2016 - 19 February 2017

FEB 19

Art photo of someone swimming

Professor William Gladstone and Dr Lisa Roberts from UTS Science have joined forces to create 'Oceanic Bliss' at this Manly-based exhibition ... read more


From Exhausted to Energised

21 February 2017

FEB 21

Bike in front of a WORK sign

It’s time to slow down, find a balance within your career, and work intentionally. In 2017, re-balance your work life and discover the strategies that will enable you to work in an intentional and focused manner ... read more


Driving Disability Employment

22 February 2017

FEB 22

Driving Disability Employment

With over 2 million Australians of working age living with disability, more and more smart businesses see the strong case for inclusive employment practices to meet their business needs. Learn about the benefits of employing people with disability at this free seminar hosted by UTS and JobAccess... read more



#think: Innovation goes to town – The re-urbanisation of the economy and cities policy in a digital age

7 March 2017


UTS Business School Building

Join us for our first public #think lecture for 2017 as UTS Adjunct Professor Dr Tim Williams, CEO of the Committee for Sydney, reflects on the current state of Australian cities, and state and national policy towards them ... read more


International Women’s Day Celebration

8 March 2017


Circle of hands

Join the Faculty of Health's celebration of International Women's Day, recognising the progress made globally in women's health, and the progress that still needs to be made ... read more


The End of Business As Usual

8 March 2017


Close up of a suit and tie on a hanger

Hear from the thought leaders at this panel discussion exploring how we might transition from business-as-usual to business-with-purpose, through new business models that engage with sustainability at the core of the organisation including board members ... read more


Celebrate International Women’s Day in Chile

9 March 2017


Female symbol

Join fellow Australian university graduates at an evening reception to celebrate International Women’s Day, hosted by the Embassy of Australia to Chile ... read more


China Welcome Back Reception

11 March 2017

MAR 11


Are you a recent graduate living or working in China? The Australia China Alumni Association invites you to their 'Welcome Back Receptions' throughout March ... read more


Myths and Truths: Sports Medical Care of Elite Football Players

13 March 2017

MAR 13

Sports field

Dr Tim Meyer, Head of the Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine, University of Saarbrücken, examines contemporary practices in sport medicine support in global football and the compares approaches across different sports ... read more


Trust and truth in the digital age

21 March 2017

MAR 21

Computer code

In this age of 'fake news' and 'alternative facts', trust and truth in the digital age is facing unprecedented scrutiny. What does this mean for the future of journalism? Hear from the industry's leading international luminaries at this free public lecture at UTS ... read more



What Donald Trump means for global business, journalism and the economy

4 April 2017


Matthew Winkler

With the US President making headlines daily, hear from one of the world’s leading business experts – Matthew Winkler, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News – as he shares his insights on what impact Donald Trump’s presidency will have on global business, journalism and the economy ... read more


Masterclass: Building and Engaging Your Business Network on Social Media

4 April 2017


Social media icons

Understand the fundamentals of building a strong personal brand on LinkedIn and the strategies and techniques for creating opportunities through content publishing and engagement with Tony Hughes, international speaker & bestselling author with 30 years of sales leadership experience ... read more



Masterclass: IP for entrepreneurs

9 May 2017


Woman entrepreneurs

Have a million dollar idea or start-up worth protecting? Make sure your innovations are protected by law! In this masterclass, you will receive an introduction to registrable IP (patents, trademarks and designs). From patent searching to understanding the basics of licensing and selling IP, gain a sound idea of the patent processes ... read more


In a world of populist and political extremes, does faith still make a difference?

9 May 2017


Hand with words on it

UTS Multi-Faith Chaplaincy presents a panel discussion with these special guest contributors ... read more


Start-Up Stories: How can large companies collaborate with start-ups (and vice versa)?

10 May 2017

MAY 10

UTS Business School

What are the benefits and pitfalls of start-up and corporate collaborations? Which skills are needed on both sides to successfully drive collaboration for disruption? UTS alumni can access discounted tickets by using the 'UTSA2' promo code. ... read more


Australia Piano Quartet: Transparent

13 May 2017

MAY 13

Piano keys

In its fifth year as the UTS Ensemble-in-Residence, the Australia Piano Quartet invites you to Transparent, its first public performance of the year as part of the UTS series, on Saturday 13 May 2017 ... read more


UTS International Students' Info Day

18 May 2017

MAY 18


Know a friend, family member or colleague thinking of studying at UTS? Let them know about our International Students' Info Day ... read more


Australian Alumni Singapore Networking Event

23 May 2017

MAY 23

Singapore venue

Meet with fellow graduates of Australian universities at this networking event, hosted by the Australian Alumni Singapore ... read more


Maximising Your Online Professional Profile – Kuala Lumpur

23 May 2017

MAY 23

People sitting at tables

The Australian High Commission in Malaysia invites Australian alumni to a seminar on how you can maximise your online professional profile with Ms Valerie Xie, LinkedIn Talent Solutions ... read more


Platforms, Power, People: How the platform economy will transform the way we do business

24 May 2017

MAY 24

UTS Business School

More than 40% of Australian executives say platform-based business models will be part of their core growth strategy within three years. But what do they need to do to get there? Who will be the challengers in this space? Who wins and who loses in these new digital innovation eco-systems ... read more


The Anthropocene Paradox: Surviving the Age of Humans?

24 May 2017

MAY 24

Professor Will Steffen

Hear from Will Steffen, one of Australia's foremost Earth System scientists, who has a long history in international global change research, at this free symposium, hosted by the UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures ... read more


Living in Their Times

27 May 2017

MAY 27

Travelling Bungaree

A multi-disciplinary program of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum during National Reconciliation Week 2017 ... read more


Women's MBA Network Leadership Panel

30 May 2017

MAY 30

Female symbol

A panel of women leaders from a cross-section of industries will discuss issues women face in start-ups, education and academia, as well as women in leadership positions for large corporations. All welcome ... read more


Masterclass: Create Positive Personal Influence in Business Relationships

30 May 2017

MAY 30

People standing on a handshake

Relationships of trust are the foundation on which every career and business prospers. This masterclass will cover the fundamentals of creating the right first impression, working with different personalities and cultures and improving communication for real influence with Tony Hughes, international speaker & bestselling author with 30 years of sales leadership experience ... read more


Insights in Improvement: Share your organisational improvement story

31 May 2017

MAY 31

UTS Business School

This evening offers participants the opportunity to listen to four improvement practitioners from differing organisations and industries, sharing their concrete experience with applying Lean Six Sigma inside their organisations in order to improve key organisational processes and transform the business ... read more



UTS Law Hong Kong Alumni Reception

16 June 2017

JUN 16

UTS Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs

UTS Law alumni are invited to attend a gathering in Hong Kong to connect with alumni and friends of UTS Law. ... read more


Vice-Chancellor’s London Alumni Reception

27 June 2017

JUN 27

UTS Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs

Join us at a special panel discussion and networking event for our UK-based alumni exploring 'The Future of Work' at the Commonwealth Bank’s Innovation Lab on Tuesday 27 June 2017, hosted by UTS Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs ... read more


In Conversation with Fiona Wright

29 June 2017

JUN 29

Fiona Wright

Join fellow creative writing alumni at a special UTS writing event, featuring poet, author and critic Fiona Wright in conversation with author Claire Corbett ... read more



9 May - 30 June 2017

JUN 30

Woman on a see-saw

The UTS Gallery presents this touring exhibition from Cairns Regional Gallery which considers the ongoing ramifications of colonisation on First Nation communities in Australia and the Pacific region ... read more



UTS Law First in the Family Reception

12 July 2017

JUL 12

Faculty of Law Logo

We're celebrating alumni and students who have overcome challenging circumstances to attend UTS Law, especially those are first generation in their family to attend university ... read more


China's economic clout and economic diplomacy

18 July 2017

JUL 18

Chinese flag

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomes Dr James Reilly, Associate Professor in Northeast Asian Politics at the University of Sydney, to discuss the complexities and challenges of China's current policy settings. ... read more


UTSpeaks - Urban Survival: How can we create resilient cities?

19 July 2017

JUL 19

Sydney city outline

At 2017's first UTSpeaks, you will hear from experts in urbanism, sustainable development and design about planning futures, climate forecasts and real-world case-studies (plus the lessons they hold for Sydney)... read more


Masterclass: How do you value a non listed business?

24 July 2017

JUL 24

Building windows

This masterclass provides a practical and theoretical understanding of the valuation of non-trading private enterprises.... read more


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