NIE 70th Anniversary Logo Design Competition

NIE 70th Anniversary Logo Design Competition

Date & Time

09 September 2019, 00:00 - 10 October 2019, 23:59




Public, International and Alumni Relations (PIAR)

Events Details

NIE will be celebrating our 70th anniversary in 2020. We invite all faculty, staff, students and alumni to join us in our 70th anniversary logo design competition.

The design of the logo should symbolise NIE’s journey through the years, our accomplishments and achievements. The theme of our celebration is:

70 Years of Inspiring Learning, Transforming Teaching, Advancing Research

Competition Period:
9 September 2019 – 10 October 2019

Design Criteria:

  • The logo should reflect the theme of the celebrations.
  • The logo must include the number 70 (i.e 70th Anniversary)
  • The logo must incorporate NIE’s corporate colours (
  • The logo should be original, attractive and easily recognisable.
  • The logo should be suitable for use in both print and digital media.
  • The logo should be presented with two versions: (i) Version 1: RGB version not smaller than 60mm x 60mm (ii) Version 2: Grayscale/black and white version not smaller than 60mm x 60mm.
  • Artworks should preferably be submitted as a vector format, e.g. Adobe Illustrator.
  • Artworks submitted as jpegs should be at least 250mm x 250mm in size and 300 dpi in resolution.
  • A short description (max. 300 words) of the proposed design.

The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $700.

How to take part:

  • Send in your logo to with a short description of your logo design.
  • For NIE students, please provide your name, email, contact number and programme of study.
  • For NIE alumni, please provide your name, email, contact number, date of birth and last three digits and letter of your NRIC for verification purpose.
  • This competition is only open to NIE faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • The entries must be submitted as high resolutions images in the either of the following formats: PDF, SVG, TIFF, JPEG or PNG.
  • No more than one entry may be submitted by one Entrant.
  • Entries must conform to the Design Criteria set out above. Entries which fail to do so will be disqualified.
  • The deadline for submission is Thursday, 10 October 2019, 23:59.
  • We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within a week of receipt; however, we cannot be responsible for entries or responses lost in the submission.
  • There is no submission fee for this competition.

Terms & Conditions:

  • All entries submitted must be original works of the person(s) submitting the entries and not based on any pre-existing design.
  • The design shall not in any way infringe any third party’s right, including but not limited to the copyright, logos, trademark, or other proprietary rights.
  • All submitted entries will be retained by NIE and will not be returned to the participants.
  • NIE shall have the right to exhibit and use any of the submitted entries for publicity purposes.
  • The winning entry shall become the property of NIE, which reserves the right to use it in any manner deemed fit, without payment of any fee.
  • The winner of the competition will be required to sign any necessary documents to transfer ownership and copyright of the design to NIE.
  • NIE reserves the rights to modify the awarded design.
  • The decision is final and no further correspondences will be entertained.
  • The winner will be notified via email by December 2019.
  • The winner shall provide ALL vector files of the logo. (i.e AI, PS, EPS format)
  • Submission of logo design implies agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions stated above.
For enquiries, please contact Ms Melyani Yousri at 67903015 or email at

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