New SBID competition for creative students and graduates

Posted in Events, Future, News on 18 July, 2018

The Society for British & International Design (SBID) and its partner Be Open Think Tank have collaborated to launch a new national competition for final year creative students and graduates across interior design, decoration, fashion, art and design to submit their final year projects for a chance to win a prize of £30,000.

SBID recognise the time, research and financial cost invested in esteemed university education. The outcomes of their student competition schemes are aimed at increasing the opportunity for aspiring professionals to gain employment from the most prestigious, innovative and creative companies from local, national and global, to established or start-up.

In collaboration with recognised SBID universities, and the support of industry members, sponsors and competition partner Be Open, students across the creative industries are invited to submit their end of year project and propose their course leader as Visionary Tutor 2018.

SBID has created this new competition in a bid to showcase emerging talent in each industry, promote equal opportunities and to nurture relationships between students and the working world. Judges and sponsors will present the overall winner with a prize of £30,000 and five category winners with £1,000 each with their university recognised at the awards ceremony held at the house of commons on 29th November.

Entries are now open and students have until 31st August to submit their entry through a simple process on the SBID website: Category winners will be announced on 29th October, the overall winner selected from all entries will be announced at the awards ceremony the following month.

SBID Founder, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, said: “We are delighted to launch this competition for the benefit of universities, students and support of industry members.”

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