2018 Students' Award

Curious about advertising?
Want to be a part of the advertising industry?
Here’s the golden chance for students to get a better understanding of the advertising industry!
2018 HK4As Students’ Award is calling for entries!
All Final Year Students, don’t miss the chance!


Since 1990, the HK4As Students’ Award is designed to encourage and develop young, local talents and is a part of the HK4A's education initiatives. The event has also been incorporated as part of the HK4As’ Kam Fan Awards for aspiring students to feel the excitement of our ad industry.

The HK4As Students’ Award is part of our commitment to raising the standards of advertising in Hong Kong.

This has been widely and enthusiastically supported by the Universities, both local & overseas.Students are given a theme to work on and inter-compete among the Universities each year.


Mindfulness and Living Well

Target Participant

Final year full-time students from local institutes

Download the brief and details:


Rick Kwan
Executive Creative Director
Dentsu Inc.

Lili Jiang
Group Creative Director

Rachel Lo
Creative Director
Havas HK


Finalist List

Creative Brief

Submission Format Guidelines

Entry Form

Winning Works

2018 Students' Award Briefing

HK4As Creative Committee Member Mr. Rick Kwan will conduct two sessions of Students’ Award briefing to help participants get a clearer picture of the brief.

Date: 5 October 2018 (Friday)
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm (Session 1) / 1:40pm - 2:10pm (Session 2)
Venue: RLG208, Shue Yan University Research Complex, 6 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong

Limited seats available on a first-come-first served basis.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the briefing.

Entry Submission Deadline

5:00 pm, 19 October 2018 (Friday)
Entries should be sent to
1906 Two Chinachem Exchange Square, 338 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong
* No online submissions

Winners Announcement

Finalists will be invited and winners will be awarded at the HK4As Kam Fan Awards Presentation Gala on 23 November 2018 (Friday) at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Each team is limited to a maximum of 4 full-time students from the same or different local institutes.
All works must be submitted with completed entry form.
All materials must be labelled clearly with Entry Title, Contact Person’s name at the back; for entries of more than 1 display, also mark the back of each piece with the ranking, i.e. “Entry Name, Contact Person, Poster 1 of 3”, “Entry Name, Contact Person, Poster 2 of 3” etc.
All works in Audio, Video & Interactive/Digital are required to be saved in a DVD/ USB. Please ensure the materials can be displayed before submission. (Refer to Submission Format Guidelines for details)
All works MUST be submitted to HK4As Office by POST or IN PERSON by 19 Oct 2018 (Wed), 5pm.
Only local students who are studying and were never employed as full-time employees in the advertising industry, are eligible to enter the HK4As Students’ Award.
Works violating the above or late entries will be disqualified.
HK4As has the right to use or reproduce the work of all accepted entries for announcing on HK4As’ official Facebook page, Awards Annual, Awards Journal discs, VCD/DVD for industry-related or educational use.
The HK4As reserves the right to make adjustments of the rules as deemed necessary, and the final decision rest with the Organizer.

List of Winners








Click here to see some previous winning works

For Enquiries, please contact HK4As. See the contact information here.