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.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
The Diversity Showcase will take place on Thursday the 4th of October (Week 10, Semester 2). 10am-5pm
As a UNSW EDI initiative, the Diversity Showcase will be free for all attendees.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 9385 5429.
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
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