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2017/18 Launch + Tutor Briefing Event

Join us at the RSA to hear from us and our industry sponsors about the 2017/18 RSA briefs (available on our website from mid-August), new developments to the programme, and the support we offer tutors and students.

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2016/17 Awards Ceremony: With Keynote by David Constantine

The Awards ceremony took place on the hottest June day in Britain in over 40 years. Award winners, judges, industry partners and friends gathered at the RSA House in London to celebrate this year's winners.

See how the ceremony unfolded

Designing our Futures: Announcing the 2016/17 Winners

Today we reveal the 24 winning solutions developed in response to this year’s RSA Student Design Awards (SDA).

See the winners

The RSA Student Design Awards is a global curriculum and competition for emerging designers that’s been running since 1924.

We challenge students and recent graduates to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking.

Find out more about what we do


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August 2017 - Briefs launch online + registration opens

Mon 15 Jan 2018 - Competition opens for submissions 

Wed 14 Feb 2018 - Deadline for ‘early bird’ submission by 4 pm GMT

Wed 14 March 2018 - Final deadline for submissions by 4 pm GMT

Wed 21 March 2018 -
2-stage judging begins 

Tuesday 22 May 2018 - Winners announced

June 2018 - Awards Ceremony at the RSA

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