RSA Student Design Awards 2020-2021 now is over!
CALL FOR ENTRIES: The RSA Student Design Awards 2020-2021 is opened for entries calling all creative problem solvers, higher education students and recent graduates to demonstrate the potential of design to unravel complex problems, explore new possibilities and unlock new ways to meet the needs of people and our planet.
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.