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Creativity and big ideas can come from anywhere.

Creativity and big ideas can come from anywhere.

A 12-week creative thinking course where you'll learn about great ideas, commercial creativity and how to create good ads.

This is the course that will break you into an industry of ideas.

AWARD School is a globally recognised short course for aspiring creatives. Run by the Australasia Writers and Art Directors Association, AWARD School is held outside of work hours and no experience is required to join.

AWARD School lecturers and tutors include some of the industries most talented minds.
 

APPLICATIIONS

Applications open in February 2022.
 

HOW DO I APPLY?

You will be asked to respond to four questions:

Why are you applying for AWARD School?
Find a bad print ad and make a better print ad for the same product/service
Create a print ad according to brief 1
Create a print ad according to brief 2
 

ELIGIBILITY

We encourage applications from regional Australia yet the online program is open to all (no geographical restrictions). Please refer to the full T&C's for addiitional eligibility requirements.
 

FEE

$2,200 including GST per person
Hardship requests will be taken into consideration. Please contact us for more information.
 

JUDGING APPLICATIONS

Applications for the online program will be judged along with the partnering state/city:

NSW Judging - Includes Sydney, regional NSW, ACT, New Zealand & South-East Asia

VIC Judging - Includes Melbourne, regional Vic & Tas

WA Judging - Includes Perth & regional WA

QLD Judging - Includes Brisbane & regional QLD

SA Judging - Includes Adelaide, regional SA & NT
 

LECTURES & TUTORIALS

Lectures will be shared via the AWARD School Content Hub. 
Tutorials will be held online on a Thursday night by the appointed online program tutors. Timezones will be taken into consideration.
 

FOLIO JUDGING

The online students will be judged during the same judging session as the metro students by the relevant state.
 

IN-PERSON EXPERIENCES

Students are invited to the following experiences that are held in the relevant metro area:

Information Night: February 2022
Week 0: March 2022
Graduation Night: August 2022
 

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

Winners are selected within each State, regardless of whether they are from the Online or Metro Program. 

The AWARD School Committee reserves the right not to award a State/Territory winner if the final body of work presented is not representative of the standard and quality that AWARD School is known for. This is to avoid winners by default in States/Territories where we have a very small number of applicants.
 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

T&Cs listed here
 

STILL HAVE A QUESTION?

Please contact Simone Goldstein simone@adcouncil.org.au

 

Learn more about AWARD School