Creating value by solving the world’s critical resource, energy and infrastructure challenges. Advisian understands specific commercial, technical and collaboration challenges - proudly accessing decades of project and business experience to provide informed advice and ensure strategic, practical and commercially orientated solutions.

Atlassian Corporation Plc is an Australian enterprise software company that develops products for software developers, project managers, and content management. It is best known for its issue tracking application, Jira, and its team collaboration and wiki product, Confluence. Atlassian serves over 135,000 customers.




The Centre for Social Impact is a collaboration of three universities: UNSW Australia, Swinburne University of Technology, The University of Western Australia.

CSI was established through the generosity of the Australian government, four founding corporate supporters and four philanthropic contributions.

Oporto is an Australian fast food restaurant franchise with a Portuguese-theme. Oporto specialises in Portuguese style chicken and burgers.

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, United Kingdom. PwC ranks as the second largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG., Inc. is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Sanfilippo is a rare and fatal condition. Affected children have a life expectancy of just 12-20 years and there is currently no effective treatment or cure. But there is hope and you can help make it a reality. 

Westpac Banking Corporation, commonly known as Westpac, is an Australian bank and financial services provider headquartered at Westpac Place in Sydney.

Shaping responses to the complex issues facing humanity, the Grand Challenges Program puts UNSW’s research squarely into the real world. Each challenge engages scholars, policymakers and the public, through a series of critical discussions, debates, events and activities about one of the tests of our time.

  • Advisian      
  • Arnott's
  • Atlassian
  • Centre for Social Impact
  • Inloop
  • NDIS
  • Oporto
  • Parliament of NSW
  • PwC Australia
  • PwC Indigenous Consulting
  • Salesforce
  • Sanfilippo Children's Foundation
  • Toohey's
  • Westpac Group
  • WWF Australia
  • UNSW Business and Campus Services
  • UNSW Founders Program
  • UNSW Grand Challenges

What our partners have to say

"The benefits of the Co-NNECTIONS program have been mutual - not only have we had the opportunity to share our Agency’s values with our chosen students, but it has also enabled us to embrace their new ideas and diverse backgrounds, making a positive contribution to our workplace culture.'"

Joey Lau, Office of the Scheme Actuary, National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIS)



"The UNSW Co-NNECTIONS program helped us find a capable, enthusiastic intern who was a valuable contribution to our project team. We have enjoyed the opportunity to support this new initiative and look forward to engaging with the program in the future."

Adam Teusner, Senior Consultant, Advisian