The RSA Student Design Awards, an global curriculum and annual student design competition has been recently announced for edition 2020/2021.
The RSA Student Design Awards is a global competition that challenges students to apply their skills and creativity to tackle today’s most pressing social and environmental issues.
Each year this student competition challenge emerging designers to tackle a range of design briefs focused on pressing social, environmental and economic issues.
The eight briefs for the 2020-2021 competition are:
➜ Redistributing health – How might we design systems that provide seamless and cost-effective access to quality health services for underserved communities?
➜ A new leaf – How might we utilise local woodland resources to stimulate inclusive and sustainable economic activity?
➜ Bridging the divide – How might we harness social media to bridge societal divides by supporting social connection, collective action and reducing polarisation?
➜ The right to breathe – How might we ensure that everyone living in areas with poor air quality is guaranteed their right to clean air?
➜ Material world – How might we apply biomimicry to create textiles, processes or systems that enhance nature?
➜ Home sweet home – How might we harness age-friendly design to ‘future-proof’ homes so they are sustainable, safe and inclusive places to live and enjoy?
Responses can come from any discipline or combination of disciplines, and can take any form – from product, communication and service proposals to spatial, environmental and experience solutions.
Awards ceremony will be held on 9 Jun 2021.
Entry fee starts from £25 during the Early bird period (until 10 February 2021). During the Standard Rate period (until 10 March 2021) the cost of entry is £35.
Who can participate? ⇣
The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled at any higher education institution, college or university anywhere in the world. New graduates can also enter within a year of graduating, and we accept entries from individuals and teams.
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