AXIS Student Challenge

Are you ready to put your skills to the test in a creative showdown?

Introducing the AXIS Student Challenge – where the next generation of creative minds in the advertising industry are given the ultimate opportunity to shine. This well-established award, a prominent part of the AXIS programme, invites university students with a passion for advertising to showcase their skills in front of industry-leading creative directors.

Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey as the 2023 competition, proudly presented by the Commercial Communications Council, kicks off. We are beyond thrilled to witness the extraordinary talent that will emerge from all corners of Aotearoa.

The AXIS Student Challenge stands as a beacon of recognition for young creatives, celebrating their ingenuity and nurturing their potential. It's your chance to flex those creative muscles and conquer the world with your brilliance.

Join us in this prestigious competition as we eagerly anticipate the remarkable ideas and fresh perspectives you'll bring to the table. Embrace the challenge, and let your creativity take center stage. The AXIS Student Challenge awaits – are you ready to make your mark?

The Brief

Entries are now officially open for creative teams currently studying at a New Zealand tertiary institute in a relevant subject. 



The Young Lions competition is an exciting opportunity for young professionals in New Zealand who are interested in the marketing and advertising industry. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in showcasing your skills and talents in the marketing and advertising industry, the Young Lions competition is an excellent opportunity for you. It's a chance to gain valuable industry experience and potentially kick-start your career in this exciting and dynamic field.

To participate is simple, entrants must currently reside in New Zealand or have a valid New Zealand work permit, and be 30 years of age or under, born on or after 23 June 1992.

Past Winners

Check out the winning work of past AXIS Student Challenge entrants.


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