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Events and campaigns

Become involved. Help to raise awareness and respond to sexual assault and sexual harassment, gendered violence and other unwanted experiences; as well as champion the achievements of others in this space.


Respect. Now. Always is a world first, sector wide program that aims to prevent sexual violence at universities and improve how universities respond to and support those who have been affected.

Sexual Violence Awareness Month runs throughout October and aims to:

  • raise community awareness about sexual violence
  • promote the support options available to people affected by sexual assault and sexual abuse, and
  • uphold a clear message that sexual violence will not be tolerated in our communities.
16 Days of Activism runs each year from 25 November to 10 December and calls for action against one of the world’s most persistent violations of human rights – violence against women.


International Women’s day held on 8 March each year, is the day we celebrate all women, in all their diversities. We embrace their facets and intersections of faith, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual identity, or disability. We celebrate those who came before us, those who stand beside us now, and those who will come after. It’s a time to celebrate the achievements of women, whether social, political, economic or cultural.

Trans Day of Visibility held on 31 March each year, is and international celebration of trans and gender diverse pride and awareness, recognising trans and gender diverse experiences and achievements.

International Men's Day held on 19 November each year celebrates worldwide the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities.

UniSQ Student Events

UniSQ's Student Events calendar is a valuable resource for keeping connected to University life, important and fun events.