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Tell us what YOU meme Competition!!

The DUSA SASS Team are running a meme competition, our top 3 favourite submissions will each win a pair of Apple AirPod Pros! Entries are open now – get creating!

Time to get creative with your meme skills for a chance to win some AirPod Pros!

Every year, the DUSA Student Advocacy and Support Service (SASS) Team run an Academic Integrity Awareness Campaign. You can find out more about our past Campaigns here.

There are lots of resources available from DUSA and Deakin regarding Academic Integrity. There are the Academic Integrity Units, the Deakin Guide to Referencing, Study Support and the Advocacy Service, just to name a few! For this competition, we want to hear from YOU! We find that Memes are a great way to be reminded about academic integrity through humour – and who better to ask than students themselves! Our top 3 favourite entries will each win some Apple AirPod Pros!

So…what are we looking for?

The purpose of this competition is to help promote academic integrity in a fun, humorous and engaging way.

  • The submission must address academic integrity and be educational.
  • Submissions must be submitted through our Entry Form that gives the title of your entry, the name of the author, a 50 word statement of rationale, and acknowledgements listing all sources used in the creation of the submission.
  • The competition is free to enter, and multiple submissions are accepted. Students must complete and submit an entry in the manner set out in the Terms and Conditions.
  • Submissions must be free of any curse words, bias and hate.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions below for more information about submission and design requirements.

Some things to think about when creating your memes!

  • We encourage you to be as creative and original as possible. This could include taking your own images/photos, creating your own text posts or using your own drawings!
  • You can use images from the internet as long as they are referenced appropriately and not breaching copyright.
  • Is your meme funny and will it make people laugh?
  • What will people think about when they see your meme?
  • How will people link your meme to academic integrity?
  • Does the meme address why academic integrity is important?
  • Is your meme a creative approach for conveying a message about academic integrity?

What are the competition dates?

The competition period across all campuses is 22nd August 2022 to 7th October 2022.

When will the winner be selected?

The winner will be announced on Wednesday the 12th of October!

How can I enter?!

You can enter via our online entry form here.

You will be prompted to enter your Deakin email address, you can then complete the entry form and upload your Memes. Good luck!

What are some examples?

Meme Examples are sourced from Winners 1, 2, and 3 (in order of appearance) of the Langara College (Meme Contest)
Hagen, E 2021 ‘Meme Contest at Langara College Uses Humour to Promote Academic Integrity’ International Centre for Academic Integrity

Tell Us What You Meme Competition Terms and Conditions
These guidelines were adapted from the IDOA International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating 2021 Student Meme Contest. The IDOI competition guide which can be found here.

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