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Events & Activities

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Join us for inclusive events and activities to engage, have fun and gain new experiences with your peers.

The are many student events to select from - social, community, engagement - and you are invited to participate in both on-campus and virtual events and activities.

And make sure you check out the student discounts on offer.

Coming up

Adelaide's Christmas Festival

Until 25 December

Various times

Discover events, markets and live performances in Adelaide this festive season.

Find out more

Christmas markets at Southbank

Christmas in Brisbane

Until 25 December

Various times

Brisbane comes alive this December with plenty of Christmas festivities ideal for the whole family.

Find out more

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Celebrate Christmas in Melbourne

Until 25 December

Various times

Explore a wonderland of events, gift ideas and festive feasts. Celebrate Christmas – only in the city.

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Sydney Christmas

Until 25 December

Various times

See Sydney sparkle and enjoy the magic of Christmas across the city.

Find out more

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Feel Good Program | Brisbane

Until 3 December

Refresh and recharge this spring with the Medibank Feel Good program, a series of free outdoor exercise classes held at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands.

Whether you’re after gentle, flowing exercise to soothe your mind and body after a busy day, or something high-energy to really get your heart racing, there’s something for everyone. All classes are guided by fully qualified instructors.

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Cuban Christmas Party | Melbourne

Sunday 18 December

3pm - 8pm

As part of The City of Melbourne’s Christmas Collective, The MBassy Dance is excited to invite you to A Cuban Christmas Party including BBQ, Salsa Rueda dance class, and social dancing til sunset.

  • $40 pre-paid
  • $45 on the door

Get a ticket

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Pillars of Lights | Melbourne

18 - 23 December

Various times

Commemorating the eight-day Hanukkah holiday, students and local community groups celebrate Melbourne’s harmonious and culturally diverse social fabric with light.

A beautiful family experience for all, Pillars of Light provides an opportunity to come together in a multicultural celebration to focus on what connects us as Melburnians.

Find out more

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New Year's Eve in the city | Adelaide

Saturday 31 December

Say hello to 2023 and celebrate New Year’s Eve in the city or North Adelaide.

Plan ahead and book early so you don’t miss out!

Find out more

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New Year's Eve in Brisbane

Saturday 31 December

The New Year’s Eve Brisbane celebrations include end of year festivities, fireworks, parties and events, restaurant dinner dining and council supported free activities.How will you Welcome in 2023?

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Melbourne New Year's Eve

Saturday 31 December

Dinners, parties and fireworks…there are many ways to celebrate in the city

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Fireworks over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House


Saturday 31 December

One night, many ways to celebrate!

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Christmas Putt Putt

Christmas Putt Putt | Brisbane

Until 3 January

Oh Christmas tee, oh Christmas tee.

Be-fore long the holidays will be in full swing and you know what that means… Christmas Putt Putt returns to the Victoria Park greens.

Aim for a ho, ho, hole in one as you putt through our festive fairways decked out with bells, bows and bright twinkling lights.

You’ll love our course from head to mistle-toe!

Book tickets

Regular events and activities

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Sports - upcoming activities

 for anyone interested in playing sports or Esport.

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The Student Voice Podcast

 New episodes - weeks 3 & 9 of each trimester

 Watch online

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449 locations around Australia – SA, NSW, VIC and QLD

Find the closest parkrun to you

Saturday and  Sundays

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New in town? Sign up to Meetup!

Did you move cities or even countries to study and are looking to make friends?

Check out Meetup to meet new people who share your interests through online and in-person events. It’s free to create an account and you can either join already existing meet up groups or found your own. Thousands of events are happening every day—join the fun!

The Couch International Student Centre

 Every Monday to Thursday evenings

6pm to 8pm

 Victorian international students

 A safe and free lounge space in Melbourne for international students to socialise, relax, study, and seek assistance. Free meals and events.

Study NSW Virtual Student Hub

 All NSW students

 Free programs and Events for International Students -  Sign up to access to free in-person and virtual events to enhance your employability skills, make new friends and practice English with student mentors.

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Bike Buddies | Sydney

 Until 31 December

 Guided bike rides

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Bites and Culture

 Until 1 January 2023

 Chinatown - Dixon Street, Haymarket, NSW

Cost: Adult $40 - find out more