UC Design Competition

UC Design Competition will reopen in 2020

The UC Design 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, the UC Design Competition gives students the chance to win $6,000 to go 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 2020.


Congratulations to all of the winners!

Arts Category

Prize Winner:
James Hiscutt, Canberra College Save Our Seas (Film Production)

Rory Moulton, Elizabeth Macarthur High School – XX (Creative Writing)
Stephanie Ni, Radford College –  The Life of Zhouzhuang (Culture and Heritage)
Taylor Campbell, Canberra Girls Grammar School –  Pet Simulator (Digital Media)

Built Environment Category

Prize Winner:
Christian Kreskas, Burgmann Anglican School – Soccer Stadium (Architecture)

Mathew Liu, Daramalan College – School Library Redesign (Interior architecture)
Dylan Jowett, Burgmann Anglican School – Emu Inlet Belconnen (Landscape Architecture)

Communications and Media Category

Prize Winner:
Georgia Wallace, St John Paul II College – Life Planner – Online Feature Article (Journalism)

Erica Stanhope, Hawker College – Gun Violence, Australia's past VS Americas future

Design Category

Prize Winner:
Noah Sampson 3x3 Basketball Competition Mock-up Design and Poster (Visual Communication Design)

Nicholas Heerdegen, UCSSC Lake Ginninderra – Pill Bottle - Good World Project (Industrial Design)

People's choice award

Vatanhou Veng, Narrabundah College – Naut (Architecture)

UC Faculty of Arts and Design Scholarship

James Hiscutt, Canberra College Save Our Seas (Film Production)

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Competition prizes

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