Hawkesbury Provost Committee - Events

2019 Hawkesbury Provost Committee Events


Yarramundi Music Club: Wednesday, 28th August

Western Sydney University Hawkesbury Campus is the venue for the Yarramundi Music Club, an ongoing special musical event for all staff, students and community members.

The aim of Yarramundi Music Club is to herald an upsurge of interest in a variety of musical genre in the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains areas.  The Club provides an avenue for aspiring musicians to showcase their talent as well as providing an opportunity for our community folk to enjoy performances by local performers.

DATE: Wednesday 28th August
TIME: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
VENUE: Building L2 Northside, Hawkesbury Campus
RSVP: Julie Langford, j.langford@westernsydney.edu.au


Voices of the Hawkesbury - Singing Workshop: Friday, 5th April - Sunday, 7th April

For further details please contact Julie Langford j.langford@westernsydney.edu.au


Live Music - L2 Cafe

All staff and students are welcome to enjoy the live music at L2 Cafe each Monday from 11.00am - 2.00pm (during semester).   Staff and Students are welcome to bring their own lunch.


Intra-Campus Sporting Event: Wednesday, 17th April

All staff and students are welcome to participate in the Intra-Campus Sporting Event, including free lunch. The team sport will be round robin volleyball.

DATE: Wednesday 17th April
TIME: 12:00pm start
VENUE: Tennis Court at Hawkesbury Campus Gym
RSVP: Register your individual or team interest here by Friday 12th April (teams of up to 10 players, please include a team name and captain)


ANZAC Day: Thursday, 25th April

All Staff, Students and Community members are welcome to attend the ANZAC Commemorative Ceremonies being held at the Western Sydney University Hawkesbury Campus.

Event Details
5:30am - Dawn Service at Memorial Hall
9:30am - Assemble at Front Gate for the march up Front Drive
10:00am - March commences along Front Drive
10:30am - Official Service commences
11:30am - Light refreshments at L2 Cafeteria
12:00pm - L2 Cafeteria Bar opens and two-up commences


Hawkesbury Show: Friday, 10th May - Sunday, 12th May

Western Sydney University will be exhibiting at the local Hawkesbury Show. We are asking for staff and student volunteers to represent the University and assist in manning the stall over the course of the weekend.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST: Register to be involved in this team here and you will be kept up-to-date when further information is available.


Australia's Biggest Morning Tea: Thursday, 23rd May

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

DATE: Thursday 23rd May
TIME: 10:00am - 11:00am
VENUE: L2 Northside, Hawkesbury Campus. Minimum gold coin donation.

We are excited to hear from Dr Tara Roberts on Western Sydney University's contribution to cancer research, short presentation to commence at 10:20am.

Cancer affects a large number of Australians, both directly and indirectly. Cancer Council Australia provides credible, up-to-date information about different types of cancer, diagnosis and treatment, as well as information about genetic and family history aspects of cancer, help finding a treatment specialist and support for patients, family and carers.

As all donations received at the Australia's Biggest Morning Tea event will be donated to Cancer Council Australia, we request a minimum gold coin donation from attendees. Please join us for a cuppa and a piece of cake – all for a good cause.

All staff and students are welcome to attend the Morning Tea.

A raffle hamper will be located in Cafe L2 the week of the event with all proceeds being donated to Cancer Council Australia.


Students vs Staff Trivia Night: Wednesday, 29th May

DATE: Wednesday 29th May
TIME: 5pm
VENUE: L2 Northside, Hawkesbury Campus
RSVP: To register your team, please email Jennie Macleod at j.macleod@westernsydney.edu.au with your team name and team captain, prior to 10th May. Maximum of 8 members per team.

Bar service will be available on the evening. Feel free to bring snacks for your team.


International Food Fair: Thursday, 1st August

All students and staff are welcome to attend the International Food Tasting Fair being held in August.

DATE: Thursday 1st August
TIME: 12:00pm – 2:00pm - taste four different cuisines
VENUE: Outside L2 Northside/Cnr Rugby Field, Hawkesbury campus


Giving Day: Wednesday, 4th September

Hold the date. Event details to be provided.


Intra-Campus Sporting Event: Tuesday, 10th September

All staff and students are welcome to participate in the Intra-Campus Sporting Event, including free lunch. The team sport will be round robin volleyball.

DATE: Tuesday 10th September
TIME: 12:00pm start
VENUE: Tennis Court at Hawkesbury Campus Gym
RSVP: Register your individual or team interest here by Friday 6th September (teams of up to 10 players, please include a team name and captain)


R U OK? Day: Thursday, 12th September

Hold the date. Event details to be provided.

Please refer to the Mental Health & Wellbeing webpage for details of this and other events taking place on the Hawkesbury Campus.


Melbourne Cup: Tuesday, 5th November

Details are as follows:
DATE: Tuesday, 5th November
TIME: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
VENUE: Outside L2 Northside, Hawkesbury campus

  • Sweeps of $1, $2 and $5
  • Prizes for best hat and best tie
  • Bar service available

Remembrance Day: Monday, 11th November

Hold the date. Event details to be provided.


Provost Staff End of Year Function: Tuesday, 3rd December

All Hawkesbury Campus staff are invited to attend the Hawkesbury Provost End of Year Function, which includes the recognition and presentation of Service Awards.


Please refer to the Campus Life webpage for details of further student events taking place on the Hawkesbury Campus.