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Principal Sponsors

Arc  is your student organisation. Our mission is to make your life at Uni  more interesting, more fun, more personally rewarding, and ultimately  more affordable. We’re here to provide everything you need outside of  the classroom.

CSE is now one of the largest Schools within the University, and one of the largest of its kind in Australia.  The school's Development Office was established in 2001 to promote the development of our students  beyond their academic studies. It has always been a great supporter of  student societies, which is one of the reasons our students enjoy a  complete and fulfilling university life.

Software  is changing the world, and Atlassian is at the center of it all. With  more than 65,000 global customers (including 85 of the Fortune 100) and a  highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team  collaboration with products like JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket and HipChat  – and we’re just getting started. Motivated by honest values, an  amazing culture, and consistent revenue growth, we’re out to unleash the  potential of every team. From Amsterdam and Austin to Sydney and San  Francisco, we’re looking for people who are powered by passion and eager  to do the best work of their lives in a highly autonomous yet  collaborative, no B.S. environment. Find out more at

Canva  is revolutionising design. Voted coolest tech company in Australia  2015, we work every day to make design accessible and easy for everyone.  The technical challenges are complex and we promote a high level of  autonomy in the way we work, consequently we look to hire the best. You  will be surrounded by ex-Google engineers, ex-McKinsyites and other  A-teamers. We look to identify and nurture people who are passionate  about their craft and are constantly trying to get better at the  fundamentals of their craft. Come be part of Australia's fastest growing  startup and make a real impact.


Triple Webby award winning is the largest freelancing and  crowdsourcing marketplace in the world. connects over  10.4 million independent professionals globally, specialising in nearly  600 fields. Over 5 million projects have been posted to date, in areas  as diverse as website development, logo design, marketing, copywriting,  astrophysics, aerospace engineering and manufacturing. is  the marketplace where the world gets work done.

IMC Trading

IMC Trading
As  one of the world’s leading market makers, IMC trades on more than 100  venues around the world and provides liquidity in more than 200,000  securities. Besides our on-screen market making in many asset classes  globally, we are also a Designated Market Maker (DMM) on the New York  Stock Exchange and our ETF desk in Europe leverages our experience,  advanced technology and deep liquidity, to offer competitive pricing  directly to qualified counterparties.   Across offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney, global teams of  technologists and traders work together to design and develop the  software, hardware, advanced networks and algorithms that drive our  trading strategies and make us one of the world’s leading liquidity  providers. We hire exceptional, insatiably curious problem-solvers and  challenge them to anticipate change and continuously innovate in ways  that will sustain our success. We recognize, and reward, the best ideas  regardless of hierarchy. At IMC, anyone can make an impact and everyone  is encouraged to do so.

Arista Networks is an industry leader in cognitive cloud networking  solutions for large data center and campus environments. Arista’s  award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400  gigabits per second, deliver availability, agility, automation  analytics, and security through CloudVision® and Arista EOS®, an advanced network operating system.

Arista was founded by industry luminaries Andy Bechtolsheim, Ken Duda  and David Cheriton, launched in 2008 and is led by CEO Jayshree Ullal.  Its seasoned leadership team is globally recognized as respected leaders and visionaries with a rich  and extensive history in networking and innovation. Arista was  recognized as a leader with the top score in current offering and  strategy categories in The Forrester Wave™: Open, Programmable Switches For A Businesswide SDN, Q3 2020.

Major Sponsors


Google  is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a  broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of  technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not  billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionise search,  they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions,  large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers  around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to  Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological  achievement after another. Voted the top Graduate Employer by students  in Australia, we're looking for students to do cool things that matter.  Join us, visit


Citadel Securities
We  analyze global markets with discipline and focus, and employ a range of  strategies in an effort to deliver market-leading investment returns to  our capital partners. We empower the most talented minds in finance  with an unparalleled combination of deep fundamental research,  predictive analytics, and leading-edge technology to identify and  capture new opportunities. Our world-class global team brings together  the art of investing with the science of finance to help our capital  partners achieve their financial goals.  We drive our mission through a culture of excellence: constantly  improving, continuously learning, rewarding results, and winning with  integrity.


Cochlear  is a global leader in implantable hearing solutions. They have provided  more than 550,000 implantable devices, helping people of all ages to  lead full and active lives.

Jane Street

Jane Street
Jane  Street is a proprietary trading firm that operates around the clock and  around the globe. We bring a deep understanding of markets, a  scientific approach, and innovative technology to bear on the problem of  trading profitably in the world's highly competitive financial markets.  

Founded in 2000, Jane Street employs over 500 people in offices in New  York, London and Hong Kong. We are always recruiting top students and  invite you to learn more about a career at Jane Street. The environment  at Jane Street is open, informal, intellectual and fun. You can wear a  t-shirt and jeans to the office every day, the kitchen is stocked, and  discussions are always lively. Teaching and learning are central  activities through classes, mentoring and discussion.


Quantium  was founded by like-minded executives from different disciplines across  data, science and business. In everyday life, data forms the backbone  of every decision we make, every lesson we learn and every direction we  choose. Better data, better decisions, better outcomes. But it is so  much more than just numbers and technology. It’s what we know,  unearthing ideas to solve problems and grasping opportunities that could  change the world.

We are a global leader in the application of analytics to help our  clients solve their most important problems. Using data, we power  possibilities for organisations.

SIG Susquehanna

SIG Susquehanna
We  commit our own capital to trade financial products around the world.  Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we  are leaders and innovators in high performance, low latency trading. Our  traders, quants, developers, and systems engineers work side-by-side to  develop and implement our trading strategies. Each individual brings  their unique expertise every day to help us make optimal decisions in  the global financial markets.


Microsoft  is organized into several major functions and disciplines to deliver  exceptional devices and services to billions of people and millions of  businesses worldwide. Individual but connected, we work in small teams  to focus on a specific function or discipline. Then those teams  collaborate with one another to ensure compatibility and communication  across our inventions.

What this means for you is depth and breadth of opportunity. We offer a  variety of jobs, spanning our many technologies in offices around the  world. Come to Microsoft to meet and learn from interesting and talented  people, and to make a real impact on the world.

Prospa  is a multi-award winning, high-growth company. Prospa was awarded the Telstra Business Award for Best Medium Business NSW in 2017, and in 2018  topped the Financial Times list of high-growth companies in  Asia-Pacific. In 2018 Prospa achieved a clean sweep of  the MFAA Excellence Awards for Fintech Lender of the Year, winning in  all states and nationally. Prospa is an AON Hewitt Employer of Choice  two years in a row and ranked 6th in LinkedIn’s Top Startup Places to  Work, Australia 2018.

Prospa has a variety of industry leading  strategic partners who share our vision of providing easy access to  capital for small businesses wanting to grow – including Reckon, Xero  and Mortgage Choice.

Small business is at the heart of  everything we do. 97% of businesses in Australia are classified as  small, and together these small businesses account for about half the  value of the economy and 70% of the workforce. Since 2011, Prospa has  helped thousands of them to grow and take advantage of opportunities.

Our founder, Ray Dolby, was more than a brilliant scientist and  inventor. He valued a work environment that fostered both individual  creativity and teamwork, intellectual curiosity and practical  problem-solving. He believed in forward-thinking, mutual respect, and  true work-life balance.

Even as we've become a global company,  Dolby Laboratories continues to reflect Ray Dolby's values. Here,  science meets art. And high tech goes far beyond computer code.

We  focus on complete solutions that revolutionize how people create,  deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. We emphasize quality and  prize integrity, earning the trust of our partners and customers. We  also believe in giving back to the communities where we do business.

As the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning  news, business and finance, lifestyle, entertainment and sport, we pride  ourselves on creating and curating quality content, accessed by  consumers when and how they want.

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company with  investments spanning television, video on demand, print, digital, and  radio. Nine’s assets include the 9 Television Network, video on demand  platform 9Now, talkback radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC, 6PR, 2UE, 4BH,  6GT, Magic1278, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review,  digital properties such as, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV and  CarAdvice, subscription video platform Stan, and majority investments in  Domain and Future Women.

Affiliate Sponsors


At  Displayr, we're working to solve the biggest problem in data science:  it is just too hard to do.  We're building apps that brings data science, visualization, and  reporting to everyone. Our two main products are Displayr, the world's  first complete data science tool; and Q, the complete toolkit for market  researchers. Our core business is a combination of advanced software  engineering and data science, coupled with elegant design.   We currently have offices in Sydney, Chicago, and London.  We are always keen to speak with potential new staff, and we post our  latest vacancies on LinkedIn - check out the Jobs list on this page.


Optiver  is an electronic market maker. Put simply that means we trade options  and other financial instruments in markets around the world, providing  pricing for anyone who wants to trade. It's a unique business, with  unique challenges. More than 1,000 Optiverians work to improve the  market through ethical market operation. We're a quiet powerhouse of  creative problem solving and collaboration. And while building our  success for more than 30 years, we've deliberately forged a culture that  gives you plenty of opportunity and support to make an impact here. We  want the best to help us make it better every day.


From  cyber security and tech innovation through to accounting and advisory,  we’re looking ahead and building industries of the future. As one of the  largest professional services firms in the world, our services are as  diverse as the students and Graduates we hire.


Accenture  is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing  company, with more than 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120  countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities  across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on  the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with  clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.  There’s no limit to the technical or business solutions Accenture  deliver, the clients they work with, or the type of work that they take  on. Accenture work with Australia’s most innovative organisations across  all sectors, including banking, insurance, healthcare, mining,  retailers, communications, media, and governmental agencies.


AMP  is a financial services company in Australia and New Zealand providing  superannuation and investment products, insurance, financial advice and  banking products including home loans and savings accounts.

Akuna Capital

Akuna Capital
Akuna  Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives  market-making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to  cutting-edge technology.  We are the leading options market-maker to successfully enter the  industry in recent years with sustainable growth. By providing more  liquidity to the markets through rapid innovation, we have the advantage  of youth in remaining nimble and agile in an ever-changing competitive  landscape.


Appian  Corporation is a cloud computing company currently headquartered in  Tysons, Virginia, part of the Dulles Technology Corridor. Appian sells a  Platform as a Service for building enterprise software applications. It  is a leader in the Low-Code Development, Business process management,  and Case Management markets.
An award-winning online game developer and publisher. One of the leaders  in the free-to-play MMO market, the company delivers authentic gaming  experiences and services across PC, console and mobile platforms.

We are an international team with over 20 years’ experience in the video  game industry. We’re passionate about what we do. We have fun while we  do it and love creating great games just as much as we enjoy playing  them.

Macquarie Group
Macquarie people are empowered to innovate and invest for a better future.

We bring specialist, global expertise in areas such as  infrastructure, energy, technology and commodities. We focus on  innovation, careful risk management and delivering sustained long-term  value for our clients, partners, investors, staff and the broader  communities in which we operate.

A career at Macquarie means  you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore  interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of  people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy  transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social  housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie,  we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Rokt is the global leader in ecommerce  marketing technology. When customers are buying online, they  increasingly expect more personalized and relevant experiences. We  unlock the hidden potential in every single Transaction Moment.

To achieve this, we need a team of smart people we call Rokt’stars.  We have no egos, just a deep obsession to drive success for our clients.  We are curious explorers, always looking for a better way to do things,  and we make sure we take the time to enjoy the ride.

Commonwealth Bank
Big thinkers. Problem solvers. Challenge seekers. Customer champions. Genuine innovators. That’s how we describe ourselves. Because what we do has impact. More than seven million customers access our digital platforms every day.

We’re the engine room behind Australia’s leading online bank – a  title we’ve held for ten years running. The team behind Australia’s  number one banking app, the Australian-first Cardless Cash, Spend  Tracker and NetBank.

And as the main financial institution for one in three Australians,  we’re in charge of designing simple, meaningful interactions to enhance  their financial wellbeing. We’ve been designing the future of banking for more than two decades and we’re not stopping anytime soon.

Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text,  chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications  infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to  use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications.

By  making communications a part of every software developer’s toolkit,  Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging  leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies  engage with their customers.

revolutioniseSPORT is an online, cloud-based, end-to-end  platform for sporting and community organisations. Everything in the platform is driven by your membership  core—online registrations, finance and invoicing, team entries, and  managing attendance for competitions, events, and training—with additional administrative capabilities, such as recording incidents & injuries,  tracking tasks, and managing meeting minutes and action items.

RecordPoint adds a transparent layer of intelligence over data, records, and content—no matter where it lives—that helps regulated companies and government agencies increase compliance, lower costs, and drive collaboration and productivity throughout the organization.

We deliver the information intelligence you need to achieve full regulatory compliance. RecordPoint’s unified, user-friendly dashboard delivers the ability to securely search, classify, store, and destroy all content, data, and records—with insights and automated policy application.

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the US, Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at