Diversity Showcase

Sponsored by the division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity Showcase is a UNSW Careers and Employment event aiming to showcase EDI initiatives at UNSW, and connect UNSW staff, students, academics, industry experts and alumni across all diversity dimensions. Featuring graduate, internship and mentoring programs from corporate and government that demonstrate examples of best practice and reflect diversity within industry.

The day will include:

  • UNSW divisions that support LGBTIQ+, Indigenous, cultural minority, disability, equity and female in underrepresented industries
  • Industry speakers on inclusive graduate programs, featuring CommBank and Australian Public Service Commission
  • Diverse alumni panel speaking on the lived experience of facing diversity in the workplace
  • Reverse Expo! –industry meets diverse UNSW students 
  • Networking and opportunity to make a difference


This event is open to UNSW students, staff, alumni and organisations interested in UNSW diverse students. 

Registrations have now closed for 2018.  


Diversity Showcase 2019 Expressions Of Interest

* indicates required


Frequently Asked Questions

How many diversity groups does UNSW have?

UNSW is proud to welcome a vast array of students from different cultural and social backgrounds. Some of the diversity groups at UNSW include, but are not limited to LGBTIQ+, Indigenous people, cultural minority, students with disability, equity and female in underrepresented industries.

When will the Diversity Showcase take place?

The Diversity Showcase will take place on Thursday the 4th of October (Week 10, Semester 2). 10am-5pm

How much does it cost to attend?

As a UNSW EDI initiative, the Diversity Showcase will be free for all attendees.

I do not identify with a Diversity group. Can I still attend?

Employers that are interested in learning more about EDI at UNSW and recruitment of diverse students are encouraged to attend. It is preferred that UNSW staff, students and alumni that identify with a diversity group attend this event. This information will be considered with your expression of interest as places for the Diversity Showcase are limited.

Will the Showcase cater to my accessibility needs?

Presentations during the Diversity Showcase will be transcribed, and student volunteers will be available to assist with any accessibility needs throughout the day. If you require further accessibility resources, please contact UNSW Careers and Employment at careers@unsw.edu.au or 9385 5429.

What is the Agenda for the day?


Registration and morning refreshments



Opening remarks and introduction to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at UNSW

Presented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Professor Eileen Baldry



Roundtable introductions



Hear about UNSW EDI initiatives you can tap into

Aspire, Nura Gili, Co-NNECTIONS, Careers and Employment 



Breakout session 1

Listen to an EDI expert to broaden your knowledge

Diverse talent attraction and retention presented by the Australian Network on Disability

Digital inclusive design and development presented by Intopia

Inclusive terminology in graduate application forms presented by Division of Inclusion & Diversity, ALLY, UNSW



Lunch and Networking



EDI challenges and opportunities in internship and graduate recruitment

Alumni panel featuring LGBTIQ+, Indigenous, accessibility, female in low represented areas, equity and cultural minority groups



BA Social Work Honours, Youth representative - Sydney Children’s Hospital Network


Master of Commerce (HR), Fashion Blogger and Recruitment Coordinator - Amazon Web Services 


BA Computer Engineering & AGSM Grad Cert in Management, Marketing Manager - Inter Systems


BA Engineering (Aviation) Honours, Business Development Manager - prAIject


BA Construction Management, Construction Manager - Lendlease



Breakout session 2

Choose an industry best practice session to learn from

Indigenous Careers presented by CommBank

Accessible careers in Government presented by the Australian Public Service Commission



Get to know our diverse talent at UNSW!

Stalls featuring student societies and programs which allow you to connect with diverse students

ALLY, ASPIRE, Capital W - Women in Business, Disability Services, Engiqueers, Nura Gili, Robogals, SRC Collective (Disabilities, Indigenous, Queer, Women, Ethnocultural, Welfare), Student Development International, UNSW Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officers, Women in Engineering, Women in Renewable Energy, Women in Technology, Yowie program in Canberra

Drinks and canapés