Step 1: Register for the submission link + your unique submission code
Entry is open to all students currently enrolled at the University of Melbourne. You are welcome to submit individually or collaboratively as a group of up to three.

Step 2: Select a prompt

Think of a time you were distressed, and in no more than 500 words describe the ideal space that could have supported you to feel comfort again. Your response could be derived from a real space or a completely imagined space.
In no more than 500 words, explore what “comfort” means to you.

Step 3: Submit your entry by 11.59PM, Sunday October 11th, 2020

Step 4. Judging
Three entries will be selected by the Judging Panel made up of representatives from Farrago Magazine, Melbourne School of Design and Science Gallery and each selected entry will be gifted a $240 VISA Gift Card.

Step 5. Selected entries announced October 2020

MENTAL x Written Ideas Competition is based on a new approach to mental health explored in the Science Gallery’s upcoming exhibition in 2021 called MENTAL. To read more about it click on the following link.

MENTAL x Written Ideas Competition is made possible by the collaboration between University of Melbourne student clubs Built Industry Group (BIG) and Women In Science and Engineering (WISE), and supported by Science Gallery (Melbourne) and the Melbourne School of Design.