Design Exchange Student Competition


is with great excitement that Design Exchange, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, has launched the sixth annual Connect Post-Secondary Design Competition. This provincial, post-secondary design competition seeks to explore design that is accessible to the greatest number of people, to the largest extent possible, regardless of their age or ability, across all design disciplines.

 
DateThursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:45pm

PDF icon connect17-18_brief.pdf

We hope that you will share this competition with your students, it is an excellent opportunity for them to think practically in their field, meet experts in their field, exposure, experience for their CVs, and the winning cash awards AND they can submit projects that were made for course-assignments!

 

About Connect: ONTRACK

 

This year, students studying in all design disciplines are invited to submit proposals that imagine barrier-free features for public transportation in Ontario that are accessible to the greatest number of individuals.

 

Participation is open to all currently enrolled students studying design (including, but not limited to: industrial, architecture, graphic, digital, interior, and landscape) at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Ontario in a college or university program.

 

The overall prize is $2K, and 12 additional prizes from $1.5K (4), $1K (4), and $500 (4). These winners will also have their work exhibited at Design Exchange and honoured at an Awards Ceremony at DX. Students can submit individually or as a group (in which case cash prizes are divided equally). It is free to submit

Attached is the competition brief, which we hope you will share with your students. If you or your students have any questions please contact Sophie Quick at sophie@dx.org.

 

DateThursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:45pm

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:45pm

We hope that you will share this competition with your students, it is an excellent opportunity for them to think practically in their field, meet experts in their field, exposure, experience for their CVs, and the winning cash awards AND they can submit projects that were made for course-assignments!

 

About Connect: ONTRACK

 

This year, students studying in all design disciplines are invited to submit proposals that imagine barrier-free features for public transportation in Ontario that are accessible to the greatest number of individuals.

 

Participation is open to all currently enrolled students studying design (including, but not limited to: industrial, architecture, graphic, digital, interior, and landscape) at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Ontario in a college or university program.

 

The overall prize is $2K, and 12 additional prizes from $1.5K (4), $1K (4), and $500 (4). These winners will also have their work exhibited at Design Exchange and honoured at an Awards Ceremony at DX. Students can submit individually or as a group (in which case cash prizes are divided equally). It is free to submit

Attached is the competition brief, which we hope you will share with your students. If you or your students have any questions please contact Sophie Quick at sophie@dx.org.

 

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