Swinburne Uni Day 2017

Swinburne Sarawak 20thAnnivarsary Logo Contest

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus is celebrating its 20th Anniversary throughout 2020 and invites members of the public including Swinburne Sarawak and Melbourne students, staff and alumni to participate in its logo design competition aimed at deriving an attractive and meaningful commemorative logo for the year-long celebration.

Participation is free-of-charge and an attractive cash prize and award certificate will be awarded to the winner(s).

Contest Rules

Logo designs should reflect any or all of the following aspects:

  • Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus’s 20 years existence in Sarawak;
  • The composition elements of the anniversary logo have to include the number “20”; AND
  • The logo design should be executed in such a way that it is suitable for any and all applications in all media including online, print, on merchandise and other visual collateral


  • The competition is open to members of the public including Swinburne Sarawak and Melbourne students, staff and alumni
  • However, the members of organising committee for Swinburne Sarawak 20th Anniversary, the judging panel and the assessment team are not eligible to join the competition

Entry Submission

 Submission formats and method:

    • All entries must be presented in A4 (8.27 x 11.69 inches) document size, in vector PDF format with 300 dpi output resolution. Both colour and black/ white versions must be included on the same page
    • If you are chosen as the winner, you must be able to provide a high resolution vector file (e.g. in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign)
    • Complete the Official Entry Form on the next page, include a concise narrative describing your logo design therein (100- word limit) and digital image of the logo design to swinlogo20@swinburne.edu.my  
    • The competition will only accept entries submitted from 15th July 2019 to 20th October 2019, late submission will not be accepted
    • The attachment(s) should not exceed 30MB in total
    • Hand-delivered submissions will also be accepted but a digital image of the logo design must be available on a CD or pen drive. They are to be delivered to the Student HQ, Ground Floor, Building A before the submission deadline
    • Entries of scanned or photographed hand-drawn works will not be accepted
    • Each person may submit up to three entries (a separate Entry Form must accompany each submission)
    • All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images.
    • No application fee is applied
    • The decision of Swinburne Sarawak in all matters relating to this competition, including whether the winning submission be adopted as the University’s 20th Anniversary logo is final

Results Announcement

The winning results will be announced on Swinburne Sarawak website and Facebook Page by November 2019. Winners will also be notified by email individually.

Ownership Rights and Copyrights

All entries will become the property of Swinburne Sarawak. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights to the logo design are deemed assigned to the management of Swinburne Sarawak.

Swinburne Sarawak reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit the promotional needs of the 20th Anniversary Celebration.

Selection Criteria

The winning design will be selected by a Panel of Judges appointed for the purpose. The judges will evaluate all entries based on the following criteria (though other criteria may be considered):

  • Relevance: Does the entry align with the theme and goals of the 20th Anniversary Celebration?
  • Originality: Does the composition exhibit original design, creativity, and imagination?
  • Aesthetic Quality: Does the submission command attention? Does it display visual balance and colour coordination? Do all the elements work together to create a unified and appealing design?


1st Prize: RM3000 & Certificate
2nd Prize: RM2000 & Certificate
3rd Prize: RM1000 & Certificate

If the winning design is produced by a team, Swinburne Sarawak will award one prize only, example of RM3000 (divided equally among the team).

The Panel of Judges reserves the right not to select a winner, if in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.