28 July 17Hope Terdich

Annual Student Diary Artwork Competition 2018




"Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” by Pablo Picasso

DUSA is pleased to launch the Annual Student Diary Artwork Competition for the 2018 Deakin Student Diary. Established in 2011, the Annual Artwork Competition gives creative Deakin student the opportunity to be showcased and rewarded by submitting designs for a new front cover for the student diary.

All mediums are accepted - photography, illustration, watercolour, sketching, ceramics etc. There is no limit to your artistic abilities.

DUSA is proud to offer a $500 prize for the winning design.

The details:

  • Design a new front cover for the Deakin Student Diary
  • Artwork reproduced on 25,000 Deakin Student Diaries for 2018
  • $500 Prize
  • Winning design chosen by DUSA & Deakin Student Life panel

Artwork specifications: 

  • Dimensions 160mm width x 210mm height
  • 10mm bleed & crop
  • Must be submitted as high-res CMYK jpeg or PDF
  • Cannot contain any offensive and/or derogatory images or text
  • No text required, however can include the words "STUDENT DIARY 2018"


  • Submit designs by Saturday August 25th
  • Email designs to Hope Terdich via
  • Dropbox and wetransfer files accepted