Internal College Competitions

Professor Ian Jack Prize for New Creative Work

Professor Ian Jack was an eminent scholar and the Senior Fellow of St Andrew’s College. He was in residence for more than 40 years, during which time he had an enormous impact on the cultural and intellectual life of the College.

The Professor Ian Jack Prize’s purpose is to foster the creation of original work, supporting and encouraging College artists from all disciplines. A total prize pool of $2,000 is available, with up to 5 awards being given across categories.

The Professor Ian Jack Prize welcomes submissions by current St Andrew’s students from any creative artistic discipline, provided the work is their own original work.

Examples of disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • painting
  • creative prose
  • poetry
  • musical composition (sheet music and/or lyrics, accompanied by recording)
  • photography
  • sculpture
  • multimedia
  • scripts
  • choreography
  • spoken word