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Keagan Clack Named as a Finalist in the 2017 Student AdFocus Awards

There’s nothing better than hearing about your students doing well! We got the news that Keagan Clack, a third year Art Directin student at the Stellenbosch Academy was named as one of just three finalists in the 2017 Student AdFocus Awards.

And along with this great honour comes a whole lot of further fun things, like an interview on BizCommunity, which you can find here, which also features our HOD for Art Direction, Caroline Piotrowski. Great words guys!

You can see more of Keagan’s work on his Behance profile here.

To learn more about the AdFocus Awards, you can visit their website here.


Stellenbosch Academy gets 4 Pendoring Finalists

The premier African language creative awards show, Pendorings, has just announced their finalists. We are so proud to say that four of our students were named as finalists, of the seven who had work submitted – what a great return!

Well done to Susan Duvenage, Sophia Louw, Katherine Joubert and Keagan Clack! We’ll be holding thumbs. Ons sal duim vashou! 

You can learn more about the finalists here at the official site.

There’s also a great release about all the finalists and the awards here on Marklives.

Stellenbosch Academy secures 4 Student Goldpack Finalists

More good news! What a great few weeks this is turning out to be for us at the Stellenbosch Academy!

We’ve just heard that four of our students were named as finalists in the Student Gold Pack awards. A huge, “Well Done!” goes out to:

Alanis Engelbrecht: Ensure Yourself Dispenser
Alexandra Hanson: Nutri Build Food Power
Chiquita Williams: Ensure Nutrivigor / Let’s do the Twist
Bianca Pesch: Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Book Stand


This award show is presented by the Institute of Packaging South Africa, and the category and overall winners will be announced at the ceremony, which will be held at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town on 26 October.

You can learn more about the Student Gold Pack awards here.

Stellenbosch Academy Wins 7 Student Loeries!

The results are in and boy are we proud! After securing 33 finalists in this year’s Loerie Awards, we are so excited to reveal our 7 winning pieces of work.

Silver awards went to Amy-Lee Bayman, Henk Malherbe and Michelle van Sittert, while bronze awards went to Danielle Human & Carmen Coetzer, Amy-Lee Bayman, Caylin van der Walt and another for Danielle Human for a piece she worked on, on her own.

Well done to everyone – both students and lecturers, we know how hard you all work for this and it’s so gratifying to see it pay off in this way.

Loeries – we’ll see you next year!

Thirty Three Loerie Finalists!

What incredible news to share with you! We’ve just heard that our students have secured 33 finalists for the Loerie Awards 2017!

To everyone involved, from our students who provide the hard work to our lecturers, who provide the inspiration – well done! What a great way to be recognised!

To see all of our results please click here, then search for ‘Stellenbosch Academy’ in the search box and you’ll see all 33 (yes, thirty three!) of our finalists.

We can’t wait to see how everyone does. Good luck!


Stellenbosch Academy receives 14 semifinalists at the Adobe Awards

Such great news!

We’ve just received word that 14 of our projects have been recognised as semifinalists in the Adobe Awards 2017.

We’ve included just three projects here, but to see them all – we do suggest you go here and see the amazing work created by our students.

We’re seriously holding thumbs, good luck everyone!

Stellenbosch Academy Students Win at #OneShow2017

What incredible news! Both Lucia Petschnig and Kirsten Haviland were given awards at the One Show Young Ones Awards ceremony. Lucia for her photography and Kirsten for her illustration.

We are so proud! Well done Lucia and Kirsten!

Check out this post on BizCommunity for more details and an interview with Kirsten.