National Student Survey design competition
Enter to win a work placement with national design agency
The 2014 National Student Survey Promotional Competition is open!
It is a great opportunity for you to develop your portfolio and gain experience in the design industry.
The winning designs will be used for the 2014 National Student Survey marketing campaign, which will get national exposure. The campaign be displayed in the majority of higher education institutions across the country and will be targeted at over 400,000 students.
The winning student will receive:
A one week work placement with a leading London design firm
The opportunity to work with the firm responsible for running the NSS, to develop and adapt the campaign
Portfolio-building opportunity by being involved in a national campaign
If you would like find out more about the competition, download the participant and application packs. All current students (undergraduate and postgraduate) are welcome to submit an entry. The competition closing date is 7 October 2013.
Let us know if you’re going to get involved: tweet Katie, your Community Officer, on @mmu_community
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