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BCFE Students at the YCN (You Can Now) AWARDS 2019

BCFE Students hit the International Stage at the YCN AWARDS 2019, London.

BCFE students of the Graphic Design HND Course have won nominations and awards at the recent YCN (You Can Now) International Student Design Awards 2019 (Joanne Hogan, Graphic Design Tutor  is pictured left).

BCFE students Chiara Tallarini and Helen O’Higgins received a Commendation Award for the their work on the Childline Brief while Stella Sparks, Beta Franca Maria Therese Salavador were shortlisted for their submission on the Peabody Brief. These projects were run by Joanne Hogan, Design Tutor, in conjunction with a Core collaborative Project module which forms part of the second year of the Design HND Programme.

Since 2001 the YCN in London have organised an annual student design competition to showcase emerging creative talent. Students from Universities, College and Art & Design schools across the UK, Europe, USA and Canada complete for these awards by responding to a collection of live creative briefs; written each year by partnering with brands, charities and other organisations.

The 2019 YCN Awards event was hosted in the creative surroundings of Toynbee Hall. Winning students got an opportunity to take to the stage to collect the commendations presented to them by a collection of inspiring guests including Astrid Stavro; Design Partner of PENTAGRAM, emerging illustrator Joey Yu and Chris Whelan, Co-founder of Scriberia.

The Ballyfermot College Design students also got the opportunity to be in the company of prestigious Art Colleges and Universities including London College of Communication, Falmouth University, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts Berlin, Edinburgh College of Art and Central Saint Martins.

The Awards enable all those who take part to benefit from engaging with thoroughly contemporary communications challenges, and gives increased confidence, visibility and employability to all those that excel within them.

Further info (this is a link to the awards ceremony night).

See a selection of photos, and the logos for the event, below.

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You Can Now: Awards Reception at Toynbee Hall
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You Can Now:Commended BCFE Student Childline project
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