College Signage Design Competition - Call for Entries

submission deadline by 22 Mar
2015/02/27 to 2015/03/22
This Competition aims to encourage college students to come up with a creative yet viable solution to enhance the physical visibility of the College in the entrance area.
- All Wu Yee Sun College students are welcome
- Students can submit their designs individually or in group
- No limit on the group size
- No limitation on the number of entries submitted for one student

Design Considerations
- Around-the-clock visibility applicable to different climates
- Consistency with the visual identity of the College
- Fit into the surrounding without loosing the uniqueness of the design
- Cost effectiveness (as compared to other alternatives)
- Environmental consideration (materials, process, engery efficiency, and ongoing maintenance)

Submission Requirements
1. Students could submit their designs in an actual prototype or in 3D computer-generated/handwritten sketches.
2. Students have to submit their entries via the online submission system -
3. Students are required to submit the actual prototype or original copies of the 3D sketches to the College Office for judging purpose.

Selection Criteria
1. Creativity and Innovation
2. Originality
3. Aesthetic
4. Feasibility
5. Sustainability

70% of marks contributed by Selection Panel
- 30% of marks contributed by Student Online Voting

The Best three entries will be selected for the Gold Award, Silver Award, and Bronze Award. Winning student/team will be awarded HK$1,000, HK$800 and HK$500 respectively.

Other Benefits of Winners
- The winning student/team may be invited to an interview with CuHK newsletter.
- The winning designs (in form of sketches or prototype, if any) may be exhibited in campus for public viewing.
- The winning designs may be adopted or altered subject to College's final decision considering technical and financial feasibility.

Online submission via

Deadline for Online Submission: 11:59pm, 22 March 2015 (Sunday)

Enquiries: Yolinda Wong ( / Johnny Wong (


Date Activities
2 Mar (Mon) – 22 Mar (Sun) Call for Entries
23 Mar (Mon) – 24 Mar (Tue)  Upload of entry info onto c!ab website &
Submission of actual prototype or 3D sketches to College Office
25 Mar (Wed) – 1 Apr (Wed) Judging by selection panel and student online voting
13 Apr (Mon) Notifications to winners
17 Apr (Fri) Awards Presentation at College Closing Assembly

Copyrighted Materials
Entrants may not use intellectual property (text, data, sound, or images) created by another person without obtaining written permission from its author/creator. The creator(s) and original source(s) must be listed on the online submission form under the part for References & Citation, with written permission(s) attached.

Intellectual Property Right
The entrants shall retain intellectual property rights of their submitted designs. By joining this competition, the entrants agree that the College has worldwide royalty free, perpetual, and non-exclusive rights in all languages, and in all media, to use/to publish/to realize any related materials/designs for any non-commercial purposes.