2012 Student Starpack Awards open for entries

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6 Sep 2011

The Student Starpack Awards challenge students to solve problems set by
brand-leading FMCG companies, design agencies, and manufacturers, and win
recognition of their excellence. Designed to encourage students to take up a
career in consumer packaging design, these are the only awards in the UK aimed
exclusively at providing a creative platform for new talent emerging from
universities, colleges and schools.

The
deadline for entries into the 2012 competition is 2 March 2012. The briefs on offer
are:

  • Food
    on the Move
  • Festival
    Pack
  • Blue
    Sky Soft Drinks
  • Energy
    Structural Bottle Design
  • New
    Uses for Corrugated Board
  • Senior
    Friendly Child Resistant Packaging
  • Premium
    End Packaging for Wine
  • Busy
    Chocolate

New for
2012 is the cross-cutting Innovation Award, sponsored by
The Packaging Society. Winners can expect to receive prizes of up to £500, work
placement opportunities, recognition of their creativity, and a great addition to their CVs.

The
awards have attracted an impressive array of sponsors - Coca Cola, Nestle and
Britvic, plus many of the biggest names in packaging - DS Smith Packaging, the
Benson Group, Logoplaste, Global Closure Systems, British Polythene Industries
plc and The Packaging Society.

Full details can be found at www.starpack.uk.com/students.