Thanks for stopping by! We have listed a few common questions below, but if you have something you would like to know that is not listed here make sure you Contact Us so we can help you out! We will keep updating this page as we release new features to the website and if we get consistent enquiries coming through.

To be eligible to submit, you must be a currently enrolled student at a campus which holds a current Financial Membership with Tertiary Access Group (TAG). See the full list of eligible campuses here. If your campus is not listed, contact us and we can look into it for you.

Submissions close 1st October, 2020.

Yes, you can access your ‘My Account’ portal up until the close of Submissions, to edit existing content and add new content by clicking the ‘Login’ button in the header.

Yes, but conditions apply. Make yourself familiar with the competition Terms & Conditions

One major prize will be awarded per category;

  • judges will select the prize recipient for the categories of Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • public votes will determine the winner of the ‘People’s Choice winner for each of the two categories

There may be a number of additional deadlines and opportunities throughout the competition period which will be communicated via Competition News and Social Media accounts.

These resources are specifically for those who have entered a Submission to the competition, at which point you can access the restricted items on the NEWS page, once logged-in.

No, but you give National Campus Writing Competition to use what you submit for non-commercial purposes. Therefore, you retain all copyright to the piece but NCWC can utilise it as long as we are not making money off it – for example having pieces publicly available for users of the website, and using pieces in competition promotions.

the theme is “Let Your Word Fly” with a focus on the student experience.

The theme is purposely open to interpretation, to allow students to really explore their creativity and make sure their submissions share a piece of their story.