THIS IS THE IOM3 ARCHIVE SITE. The content on this page may be out of date.
Our new website with up to date information can be found at

Student Starpack Awards

The Student Starpack competition, established in 1964, challenges students from a wide range of courses, some with a graphics emphasis and others concerned with structural/product design, as well as those from materials/technology courses, to submit solutions to problems set by brand-leading FMCG companies, design agencies, and manufacturers – and win recognition of their excellence.

The expectation is that students really challenge conventional thinking and break the rules with off-the-wall creativity and this is the key criterion for judging success. Read more

2021 Student Starpack Awards

View 2021 Student Starpack competition briefs (download at bottom of this page)

2020 Student Starpack Awards

Congratulations to our 2020 Student Starpack Award Winners! 

View 2020 winners' brochure

Watch the 2020 Virtual Award Ceremony

View 2020 competition briefs

Competition Deadlines

Please note the following key dates. The Student Starpack website will launch for entries early November.

Online Submission deadline: on or before 22 March 2021

Results announced: by end of April 2021

Virtual Awards Ceremony: June 2021

The Starpack Awards are organised by IOM Communications Ltd and endorsed by The Packaging Society, a division of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).


Downloadable documents

PDF icon Briefs students 2021 FINAL.pdf781.88 KB