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The Faculty of Arts and Design: Dean's Design Competition

A Competition Made for Creative Year 11 and 12 Students 

In 2017 the Faculty of Arts & Design invites all ACT & NSW College students (Years 11 & 12) to enter the Dean's Design Competition. By submitting your school projects that you are most proud of to one or more of the categories below you could win our Grand Prize, a $5,000 Faculty scholarship. Cash prizes for winners of each category and a People's Choice Award for the 'most voted' entry will also be awarded.

The competition is now closed for 2017. You can now cast your vote for the People's Choice Award by visiting the submission gallieries. Winners will be announced at UC Open Day, Saturday 26th August 1pm in the refectory at the Academic Expo Faculty of Arts and Design stand.

Include in your submissions the following:

  • Evidence of your creative design process.
  • A rational explaining your design decisions and influences.
  • A clear visual representation of your final project.


Design Category 1: Architecture and Industrial Design

Students may enter their project they are most proud of with a focus on Interior, Landscape or general Architecture in the format of PDF, word documents with a link to your website and pictures if it is physical object.

Design Category 2: Film and Media Arts

Students may enter their film or media project they are most proud of PDF, word documents with a link to YouTube or a website that houses your film or media project.

Design Category 3: Graphic and Web Design

Students may enter their Graphic Design or Web design project they are most proud of in the format of PDF, word documents with a link to your website.

This is an exciting way to demonstrate your skill. Your submission may even be used to demonstrate your suitability for creative study at UC through our Portfolio Entry option. Find out more about the courses we offer and applying via portfolio entry by visiting our Faculty's website.

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