UC Creative Competition

UC Creative Competition will reopen in 2021

The UC Creative Competition has concluded for another year and we want to congratulate all of our winning entries. Celebrating the creativity of Year 11 and 12 students from the ACT and NSW surrounding regions, in 2020 the UC Creative Competition gave students the chance to win a full year’s tuition as well as semester study grants towards an Arts and Design degree at UC, and cash prizes for each competition category.

This year’s competition is now closed. We hope to see more of your creative and innovative ideas when the competition reopens in 2021.


Key Dates

July 1
Submissions open
Oct 26
Submissions close
Oct 30
Voting opens
Nov 13
Voting closes
Nov 17
Prize ceremony

July 1

Submissions open

October 26

Submissions close

October 30

Voting opens

November 13

Voting closes

November 18

Prize ceremony

Congratulations to all of the winners!


Arts Category

Category Winner

Tess Chung – Eating Out

Subcategory 1st Prize Winners

Digital Media: Tess Chung – Eating Out
Film Production: Emma Hitchman – Lets Open Our Eyes To Mental Health
Culture & Heritage: Jin Ru Jenkins – Victoria Park Walking Tour
Creative Writing: Ashley MacKinnon – Aphelion

Subcategory 2nd Prize Winners

Digital Media: Cameron Roxburgh – Digital 2020 Bird Calendar
Creative Writing: Laura Olmos – End of a Life

Highly Commended:

Digital Media: Alyssa Ervin – Lyric

Built Environment

Built Environment Category

Category Winner:

Christopher D’Aquino – Flood Resistant House Concept

Subcategory 1st Prize Winners:

Architecture: Christopher D’Aquino – Flood Resistant House Concept
Interior Architecture: Cameron Roxburgh – Greenhouse Café Conversion

Communication and Media

Communication and Media Category

Category Winner:

Felicity Dowd – Congo Free State’s Regime of Terror

Subcategory 1st Prize Winners:

Journalism: Felicity Dowd – Congo Free State’s Regime of Terror
Marketing Communication: Teri Lim – Drama Advertisement: Pride and Prejudice


Design Category

Category Winner:

Aisling Ellis – Gladioli

Subcategory 1st Prize Winners:

Industrial Design:  Aisling Ellis – Gladioli
Visual Communication Design: Morgan Driver – Green Shed Rebranding Campaign
Interaction Design: Sophie Chandler – Star Wars Music Box

Subcategory 2nd Prize Winners:

Visual Communication Design: Paloma Alvez – Tea-shirt Brewed to Perfection
Industrial Design:  Dylan Jowett – Bionic Prosthetic Hand

Highly Commended:

Visual Communication Design: Reuben Sedgmen – Praga Café Brand Redesign
Visual Communication Design: Teri Lim – Koi Fish Continuity is Power

People's choice award

Charlotte Kynaston – Life Well Lived (with 208 votes)

Faculty Grand Prize Winner

Built Environment (Architecture): Christopher D’Aquino – Flood Resistant House Concept

Competition prizes

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