The WorldStar Student Awards competition is owned and produced by the World Packaging Organisation. It is an international packaging design competition for students – undergraduate or graduate – from countries around the world who are involved in projects in the field of packaging, including structural design and/or graphic design.

The competition is designed to encourage and show the talents of students as well as new and innovative ideas and thinking in the field of packaging. Through the publicity of WPO’s global publications and website, student winners are provided the opportunity to gain professional acknowledgement and entrance into a career as a packaging professional.

In 2021, students from the Programme of MA in Communication (Visual Communication) joined the International Packaging Design Student Competition 2021, and received recognition in the “Interactive packaging design for small cans of tea”. Students participated LI Junbo, CHEN Jiajun and ZHAO Yanxiu, are admitted to the programme for the academic year 2021/2022.