The RGD's 2022 Student Awards receives over 800 submissions!

This year's Student Awards received 806 submissions from 274 students attending 35 different post-secondary schools across Canada! 


This year's Student Awards will distribute $15,750 in cash prizes, provided by industry supporters: 52 Pick-up, Artista, Context Creative, .design, Design de Plume, DomtarForge Media + Design, Goods & Services Branding, Gravity Inc.Greenmelon, Haft2, Intent, NurunPivot Design Group, Entro, Premise, q30 design, Quake, SLD Design (2 Awards), Works DesignVancouver Film School.


We received the most entries in the Advertising Design category, followed closely by the Use of Colour in Design category. Other popular categories include Typography Design, Packaging Design and Print Design.


Full breakdown of submissions

Award for Accessible Design - 14

Award for Advertising Design - 22

Award for Brand Design - 95

Award for Colour - 44

Award for Creative Innovation - 13

Award for Editorial Design - 42

Award for Indigenous Design - 8

Award for Information Design - 30

Award for Logo Design - 55

Award for Motion Design - 19

Award for Packaging Design (Series) - 57

Award for Packaging Design (Single) - 56

Award for Placemaking Design - 19

Award for Print Design - 79

Award for Retail Design - 9

Award for Social Good Design - 61

Award for Storytelling - 51

Award for Strategic Design - 8

Award for Typography - 41

Award for UX Design - 30

Award for Web Design - 15

Award for Self-Promo Web - 33


The judging process has begun and the results will be announced in September. Good luck to all those who submitted!


Stay tuned for information on the RGD's 2023 Student Awards, which will be released early next year.


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