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D&AD Student Awards 2008

D&AD Student Awards 2008: Enter online for the first time

17 January 2008

The toughest creative award for students to win just got easier to enter, as the D&AD Student Awards launches its first online entry system today at The educational charity is accepting entries to the 2008 awards from this week until 20 March. The Student Yellow Pencil is one of the best first steps to a career in advertising and design.

Students and tutors continue to download briefs in their thousands as the deadline approaches. Entrants can choose from a range of real world briefs covering disciplines across advertising and design with briefs for a diverse range of brands - from creating a direct & online campaign for The Army to directing a music video for Bob Dylan; from creating an animation for HSI London to designing a new product for the kitchen for Lakeland.

Nominations will be announced in early June. All nominated students and tutors will be invited to the Student Awards 2008 Ceremony in London later that month.

Notes to Editors: 1. The D&AD Student Awards showcase the best emerging design and advertising talent from hundreds of colleges and universities around the globe, and promote it to the creative community worldwide. For more information, visit

2. D&AD Student Awards 2008 identity designed by Pentagram.

3. Key dates in the D&AD Student Awards 2008 programme: . Entries accepted: 14 January - 20 March . Judging: May . D&AD Student Awards 2008 Ceremony: TBC, end June

4. D&AD Education: D&AD recognises the vital need to encourage the next generation of creative talent. Our 18 different education programmes provide support for universities and colleges and their students and graduates, as well as working on behalf of the international design and advertising communities to bridge the gap between education and industry. For further information, please visit

5. D&AD is a not-for-profit organisation that represents the international design, advertising and creative communities. More than any other organisation, D&AD sets industry standards, educates and inspires the next generation and promotes the importance of creativity, innovation and ideas within the business community. Visit for further information. Registered Charity Number: 305992.

January 2008


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