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The school supports a number of awards that provide exciting opportunities for our students to highlight their skills and ideas, to work on different projects, as well as industry briefs and provide students special recognition for their work.

Enterprise Awards

This school organised competition highlights the commercial potential of our students’ projects. Our graduating students were asked to illustrate how their project had commercial potential, showing their understanding of their market, target audience and viability of their design. The entries were presented to a panel of industry leaders who critiqued and judged the projects and then awarded the winning designs.

Industry Live Project awards

This intense seven-day project requires our final year students to work on a brief set by industry partners. The industry project is an opportunity for the students to experience working on a design challenge set by world class design consultancies. This involves defining a product opportunity based upon design research and producing a solution to a real-life scenario within specific considerations and constraints.

Arts & Design Foundation Awards

The John Mack Materials Award

This prize is awarded for creative experimentation and engagement with diverse materials and workshop processes. The award is in honour of a much-respected passionate foundation technician John Mack.

The Yanina Temple Colour Award

This award is presented to the students for outstanding development, sensitivity, combinations and impact with the use of Colour. This award is to credit a vibrant and colourful (now retired) foundation tutor.

Arts Drama Award

Stanley Evernden Award for Drama

In memory of the founder of UG drama at Loughborough this award commends excellent production potential, and the prize gives funding towards an outstanding production by drama students.

Arts Undergraduate Awards

Printmakers Council Student Award

This prize is awarded to a student who has demonstrated particular skills in their print making techniques and is given membership to the Printmakers Council for a year.

Potclays Award for Ceramics

An UG student from the school is recognised for their work in ceramics, which has the potential to be taken forward into their future career. The winners work will be promoted through Potclay’s marketing networks.

Edward Sharp Fund Prize

A University accolade where work that has been created by Creative Arts final year students is chosen for display on the Loughborough Campus. It will become part of the University’s art collection and is purchased through this fund.