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Developing MENA’s rising stars

Dubai Lynx is committed to nurturing the next generation of creative university superstars 18-25 years to gain a foothold in the competitive job market

Creative Student Hackathon

in partnership with: Dubai Media City 150

The Creative Student Hackathon 2024 provided opportunities to 20 students affiliated with universities in Dubai Knowledge Park and Dubai International Academic City, aged between 18 to 25.

The hackathon took place at the Dubai Knowledge Park Conference Center on the 31st of January and the 1st of February. Over the course of two days, students were challenged to tackle a real-time brief presented by Dubai Media City. They were given a time limit of 24 hours to devise innovative solutions to the given challenge.

Stay tuned for news about the Creative Student Hackathon 2025.

Student Cover competition

in partnership with:campaignsm

Aimed to develop and showcase the region’s future creative superstars, the Student Cover competition was in partnership with Campaign Middle East. The winning work will feature in the Campaign magazine March edition. The competition was open to full-time university students between the ages of 18-25.

The competition asks students to create an exciting and original cover design and is judged by award-winning creatives on the concept, innovation and creative idea.

See the Winners

Student Competition Eligibilty

Our student programmes are for full-time university students meeting the following eligibility criteria:

  • Ages 18 - 25 and enrolled full-time in university
  • Based in the MENA region
  • Students in creative, marketing, advertising and communication fields.

Please note, applications are now closed.

"Winning the Student competition award was truly gratifying, bolstering my confidence and reinforcing my passion for marketing. "

Wadima Aldhaheri

Integrated Competition 2023 Winner & Student

Zayed University

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