STC Student Integrated Competition

A real communications challenge for students to create an integrated campaign using three forms of media and show the creative industry what they're made of.

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Entries open September 2017

The STC Student Integrated Competition is a hunt for brilliant, unique creative talent from across MENA. In the run-up to the festival, students craft and submit their attention-grabbing campaigns using three forms of media in response to the brief set by a leading charity or NGO. The work is judged and shortlisted online, before the winners are awarded live on stage at Dubai Lynx 2018.

The competition is now closed.

Who is it for?

This is a chance for full-time university students between 18-25 to prove themselves among MENA's creative best.

Entrants should also be on the eligible countries list, which includes Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, UEA, West Bank & Gaza, Western Sahara and Yemen.

What wins?

Each of the three forms of media used should support and compliment one another to create an original, stand-out campaign that responds to the brief in a completely unique way.

2017 Student Integrated Competition winners

1st place - Asma Al-Aloosi

American University in Dubai

2nd place - Cathy Semaan 

Lebanese American University

3rd place - Shahira Nassar 

American University in Dubai

Top tips for entering

Former Student Awards Jury Presidents, Firas Medrows (Executive Creative Director, DDB Dubai) and Ramzi Moutran (Executive Creative Director, Memac Ogilvy) give their tips and insights for entering the Dubai Lynx Student Awards.