The Student Starpack competition, established in 1964, challenges students from a wide range of courses, some with a graphics emphasis and others concerned with structural/product design, as well as those from materials/technology courses, to submit solutions to problems set by brand-leading FMCG companies, design agencies, and manufacturers – and win recognition of their excellence.

The expectation is that students really challenge conventional thinking and break the rules with off-the-wall creativity and this is the key criterion for judging success. Read more

2016 Student Starpack Awards

The design briefs for the 2016 Student Starpack awards are available and registration is now open

See 2016 Briefs

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The deadline for entries is 26 February 2016.

2015 awards

The Award Presentations took place on 10 September 2015 at the National Space Centre, Leicester

Edmund Wall of Nottingham Trent University received the Student Champion Award for his "Fold and Hold" corrugated board coat-hangers

Full details of 2015 student award winners

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View 2015 award winners' brochure