Student Print Competition

The Student Creative Competition for Print is a hunt for brilliant, unique creative talent from across MENA. Students craft and submit their original, attention-grabbing campaigns in response to a the brief set by Al Mayya K9.

The Print competition is now closed for entries and will reopen on 1 August 2019. For further information you can contact

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POSITION First Name Last Name University/School
1st PLACE Rym Farran Middlesex University in Dubai
2nd PLACE Rym Farran Middlesex University in Dubai
2nd PLACE Lina Ibrahim American University in Dubai
3rd PLACE Riddhi Shah Middlesex University in Dubai
SHORTLIST Bodoor Alhaddad Jeddah College of Advertising
SHORTLIST Vanessa Ravikumar Middlesex University in Dubai
SHORTLIST Elie Matta Lebanese American University
SHORTLIST Amal Alkilani American University in Dubai
SHORTLIST Sahar  Ghavami American University in Dubai
See the winning work

Tips from jury presidents past and present

Kalpesh Patankar, Executive Creative Director at Young & Rubicam, MENA is leading this year's Student Awards jury. And he's got some advice for you if you're thinking of entering.

Meet the jury

"You have the freedom to be bold, to be fresh and to experiment"

In 2018, the student awards president was Walid Kanaan from TBWA/RAAD. Check out his video to see what advice he has for those entering this year.


"When judging, we look for work that makes us feel jealous"

In 2017, the jury was headed up by Firas Medrows from DDB Dubai and he has provided five great pieces of advice about how to win.


"Before you start, analyise the brief and do your research"

The first Student Awards President was Ramzi Moutran from Memac Ogilvy. Don't miss his advice if you are thinking of entering.

Student Competition Partners

  • Education Partner

    Dubai International Academic city
  • Student Competition Media Partner

    Ed Arabia
  • Image Provider

  • Print Competition Partner

  • MBC Hack and MBC Youth Award

    MBC Group