Overview

Meet the Masters is a week of online events designed to connect you with industry experts, world-leading academics and provide guidance on how you can advance or shift your career through postgraduate study. 

You’ll be given the opportunity to ask questions and dig deeper into your areas of interest and the courses on offer.  

There are over 35 events to choose from across eight different faculties, covering a range of different topics and areas of study, with no limit to how many events you can attend. Review the list of events below then scroll to the end of the page to register.


Faculties & Sessions

Art & Design

  • Curating & Cultural Leadership

    Learn from the insights and experiences of Associate Professors Lizzie Muller and Felicity Fenner, who are both established cultural leaders. They will share their tips for finding your own place in the sector and information on your study options. 

    This discussion will be pre-recorded and you’ll have the chance to ask our staff questions in real-time.

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

  • Design

    Hear from Associate Professors John McGhee and Alison Gwilt as they share their insights and experiences gained throughout their successful and diverse design careers. Learn about your study options and get their tips for accelerating your design career. 

    This discussion will be pre-recorded and you’ll have the chance to ask our staff questions in real-time.

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

  • Visualisation Simulation & Immersive Design

    Visualisation, simulation and immersive design are rapidly changing the way we work in a broad section of industries. Learn why and how you can join the next generation of professionals from leaders in the field, Dr Teresa Crea and Dr Keir Winesmith.

    This discussion will be pre-recorded and you’ll have the chance to ask our staff questions in real-time.

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:


Arts & Social Sciences

  • Preparing for postgrad study in Arts & Social Sciences *This session is designed for current FASS students only

    Are you a current UNSW Arts & Social Sciences student who is considering further postgraduate study at the completion of your undergraduate degree? We're here to help! Leading staff from within the Faculty will discuss important things to consider and the support services that are available to help you make the right decision in line with your interests and career aspirations.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm
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  • Advance your career with a Masters degree in Education

    Enhance your professional development and progress your career with one of UNSW’s advanced postgraduate degrees for practising teachers and experienced educators. Our tailored programs in Education and Educational Leadership will allow you to progress into specialist fields of education and leadership roles. Our Masters programs can be completed in just one year and students benefit from flexible delivery. Commonwealth Supported Places are also available for domestic students. 

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Reimagine your career with a Masters degree in Media

    Reimagine media and how it can help to shape the world you want to see with a UNSW Masters degree in Media. Ranked 47th in the world and 5th in Australia for Communication and Media studies (QS World University Rankings 2020), our postgraduate programs in Public Relations and Advertising, and Journalism and Communication will provide you with the skills to harness technology, build industry connections and engage in deep critical thinking to gain a competitive edge in a fast-evolving industry. 

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Prepare for a global career with a Masters degree in Humanities & Languages

    Ranked 45th in the world and 4th in Australia for Arts and Humanities (QS World University Rankings 2020), find out how UNSW's postgraduate programs in Applied Linguistics, Interpreting and Translation, and Environmental Management will expand your mind and provide you with the skills you need to engage, communicate and work in a rapidly changing global environment.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Make change happen with a Masters degree in Social Sciences

    Our postgraduate programs in Development Studies, International Relations, and Public Policy and Governance will enhance your career opportunities and give you the knowledge you need to make a difference in today’s complex world. With leading academic staff and strong industry networks, UNSW is ranked 34th in the world and 4th in Australia for Social Sciences (QS World University Rankings 2020).

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:


Built Environment

  • Master of Architecture | Ask us anything

    Have you recently completed an undergraduate degree in Architecture? Then this session is for you. Learn about this degree’s unique specialisation areas, how it can help advance your career, accreditation details. You can ask us any question about the program. The Program Director, A/Prof Philip Oldfield, recent graduate, Tany Tan, and the Director of Tzannes, Chi Melhem will be there to answer your questions and share insights on their career paths.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
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  • Advance your career with a Masters degree in Architecture

    Find out how studying a Masters in Architecture with UNSW Built Environment, ranked 27th in world for architecture and 13th in the world for Employer Reputation*, will take your Architecture career to the next level. The Program Director, A/Prof Phil Oldfield will give an overview of your education experience including the program’s 4 areas of specialisation, unique internship opportunities and answer all your questions. 

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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    (*QS World University Rankings 2020)

  • Construction Project Management and Property Development - What's the difference?

    Are you interested in a career, or looking to build on your experience and upskill in the construction and property industry? Hear from A/Prof Chyi Lin Lee about the differences between Construction Project Management and Property Development. Find out where a postgraduate degree in construction and property can take you. A/Prof Chyi Lin Lee and a recent graduate will be there to answer all your questions. 

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Reclaiming public spaces post COVID-19

    The coronavirus is exposing challenges with our vehicle-dominated street designs. It's time to make some real changes to make our streets more liveable and prepare the built environment to endure crisis. Join this masterclass to hear from UNSW Landscape Architecture lecturer, Dr Mike Harris, to learn about solutions for improving public spaces post COVID-19. You will also learn more about our accredited, industry-focussed Master of Landscape Architecture program. 

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Planning and designing smart cities

    The way we plan our cities is rapidly changing. Around the world, governments are starting to plan and design 'smart' cities, through the use of information and communication technologies.  In this Masterclass hear the latest thinking on smart cities from the Program Director, City Planning A/Prof Hoon Han. Learn about the future of planning our cities and our Master of City Planning at UNSW.    

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:


Business School

  • Taxation's role in funding the COVID-19 recovery.

    In this Masterclass UNSW tax expert Gordon Mackenzie consider some burning questions. The enormous amount of public debt to fund the COVID-19 economic responses will almost inevitably result in a reinvented tax system to repay it. Hear what that might look like and what roles are emerging for tax professionals. Also, have those COVID-19 responses caused a mortal wound to the long standing policy around superannuation in Australia? What should younger members of superannuation funds be thinking to do next? 

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
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  • Data Analytics and Ethics

    Data is one of the most valuable resources available to humanity today, used by firms and governments for a range of purposes. In the time of COVID-19, governments are seeking to use contact data to help trace the spread of the disease. In this session we’ll look at why it’s important to put our efforts into resolving some of the tricky ethical questions around data use and misuse.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 6:15 - 7:00pm
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  • The Future of Financial Advice - Ethics, Regulation and Professional Standards

    Notwithstanding recent developments, the future prospects of the advice industry remain positive. This is based on the continued efforts to maintain trust, demonstrate value, and raise standards. 

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm
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  • What does Social Impact do in a business context?

    Hear from the Centre for Social Impact's Education Co-Director, Jinki Trevillian on how the public and private sectors contribute to social purpose and emergent social change. Jinki will offer a brief look at how we respond to complex social issues, with an introduction to systems theory and applying the Cynefin framework to complex problems. 

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • The Future of Consumer Behaviour

    Learn how consumer behaviour is changing in the face of digital disruption and Covid-19. We will explore three areas in this session: emerging trends in consumer behaviour, how to understand and anticipate changing consumer behaviour, and how companies can respond to changes and look for future business opportunities and job creation.

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
    Speakers:


Engineering

  • Engineering at UNSW

    Discover where Post Graduate studies in Engineering can take you. Find out about our range of PG Engineering courses, career opportunities and entry pathways. 

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm or 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Ian Skinner
  • Engineering or Engineering Science - What's the difference?

    Find out about the differences between studying PG Engineering and Engineering Science. Discover which specialisations are available and where they can take you after graduation. 

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Con Doolan - AD Academic Programs
  • Cyber Security, AI, Data Science and more - Discover your options in Computing and IT

    Learn about the latest cutting-edge developments within Computing and IT and how you can advance your career to the next level.  

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Maurice Pagnucco - Deputy Dean Education

Law

  • Practical Legal Training at UNSW Law

    Find out how completing your PLT at the Law School ranked 14th in the world will put you ahead of the pack. Take the next step towards your legal career and fulfil the LPAB's admission requirements with UNSW's Graduate Diploma in Legal Professional Practice. This distinctive, practice-ready program is open to all law graduates seeking admission in Australia through the Legal Profession Admission Board.

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm or 6:15 - 7:00pm
    Speakers:

  • UNSW's Juris Doctor Program - Introduction to Law and Justice

    UNSW Law's commitment to justice for all is just one of the things that sets our graduates apart. Take the first step towards practising law with UNSW's Juris Doctor Program. Hear from Program Director Paul Kildea and get a taster into one of your first courses - Introducing Law and Justice.

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
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  • Meet the Master: Master of Law's Professor Natalie Klein

    UNSW's Master of Law (LLM) gives graduates the expertise to tackle the big issues of today. Join Professor Natalie Klein, Director of Postgraduate Studies at UNSW Law, as she discusses cruise ships and the international law implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:


Medicine

  • Pharmaceutical Medicine - Developing New medicines

    How will a vaccine and new treatments be developed for COVID-19? What roles do the employees of pharmaceutical companies play in getting new medicines to market? Learn about medicines development and careers in the pharmaceutical industry from Associate Professor Orin Chisholm, Director of the Pharmaceutical Medicine program at UNSW and Matthew Britland, Medical Director, Amgen Australia, vice-president of APPA Australia and an alumnus of the Pharmaceutical Medicine program at UNSW.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

  • Health Data Science

    It’s not often that an occupation is crowned “sexiest job of the century” only a few years after it emerges, but data scientists have bucked the trend and are reigning supreme in the job market – especially in healthcare. Find out about the lucrative opportunities for aspiring data scientists in the health sector.

    Date and Time:

    • Tuesday 16 June, 2020, 12:15 - 1:00pm, or
    • Wednesday 17 June, 2020, 5:15 - 6:00pm

    Speakers:

    • Andrew Blance
  • Career perspectives from recent graduates

    In this panel session you will hear from some recent graduates of our programs about how they have used their degree to kick start their career in public health, international public health, health management and infectious diseases intelligence.   

    Date: Wednesday 17th June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Carah Figueroa
    • Ashfaq Chauhan
    • Whenayon Ajisegiri
  • The role of infectious disease modelling in Australian and regional COVID-19 responses

    The role of infectious disease modelling in the response to Covid-19 has received wide attention. Hear from A/Prof James Wood about the different uses of infectious disease modelling, ranging from economic and epidemiological evaluation of population level infectious disease control programs through to the in-host dynamics of infection and immunity. A/Prof Niamh Stephenson, Co-Director of our Master of Public Health will discuss the MPH degree.

    Date: Monday 15th June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
    Speakers:

    • A/P James Wood
    • A/P Niamh Stephenson
  • Building capacity to respond to infectious disease threats

    Despite our improved understanding of the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases, new pathogens are emerging or re-emerging in various parts of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of a public health workforce with capacity to respond to infectious disease threats. Learn about the role public health plays in controlling infectious diseases in populations and career opportunities for MIDI graduates from our MIDI Program Director, Dr Abrar Chughtai and Director of Teaching, A/Prof Anita Heywood.

    Date: Tuesday 16th June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Dr Abrar Chughtai
    • Dr Anita Heywood
  • Master of Health Management (MHM): Leading change through disruptive times

    In times of considerable disruptive change in health, strong leadership is critical. Learn more about how Matthew Kelly, a UNSW Health Management alumni and the regional Chief Executive of HealtheCare Private Hospitals group has drawn upon his postgraduate training to lead hospitals in the private sector through COVID-19. Program Director, Associate Professor Reema Harrison, will discuss how our current offerings will position you for the future of work in health. 

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
    Speakers:

    • A/Prof Reema Harrison
    • Matt Kelly (Regional CE HealtheCare) (TBC)
  • WHO runs global health?

    COVID-19 has exposed existing tensions in global health governance to a wide population. Think about Trump and WHO, China and WHO, and the fight for access to a vaccine if one is developed. In this session, the co-convenors of the Global Health Program will be discussing who runs Global Health – the answer may surprise you – and why it is important for global health outcomes.  Come along to the session ready to argue and debate if you choose, or to simply listen and ask questions. Find out how studying a Master of Global Health degree may change your life and the lives of many others.

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 6:15 - 7:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Dr Patrick Rawstorne
    • Dr Augustine Asante

Science

  • Psychology at UNSW

    Join the UNSW School of Psychology, ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd Worldwide. Learn from the experts about our exciting postgraduate opportunities for those with and without psychology backgrounds.

    Date: Thursday 18 June, 2020
    Time: 1:15 - 2:00pm
    Speakers:

  • Mathematics & Statistics at UNSW

    In our data-addicted society, statisticians have never been more in-demand. Join our School of Mathematics & Statistics, ranked 2nd in Australia, to discover how a postgraduate degree can be integral to your career.

    Date: Monday 15 June, 2020
    Time: 12:15 - 1:00pm
    Speakers:

  • Aviation Management at UNSW

    The ever-changing Aviation Industry offers more than just the pilot's seat. Tune in and find out how an online Aviation Management degree can land you an exciting career in operations and management.

    Date: Tuesday 16 June, 2020
    Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
    Speakers:

    • Prof Gabriel Lodewijks