Student Programme

The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design's Student Programme has two main elements: the Helen Hamlyn Design Awards and a series of design workshops and projects for RCA students.

The annual awards scheme called the Helen Hamlyn Design Awards is open only to graduating RCA students. More ...

The purpose of the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Designs' workshops for students is to  encourage RCA students to engage with social changes and adopt inclusive and participatory design methods. More ...

The Methods Lab
These workshops with RCA students were held from 2008-2011. They involved design students and tutors across all disciplines and departments of the College. Two Methods Labs will be held each academic year to engage and inspire.

Design for our Future Selves Awards 2000-2008

The Design for our Future Selves Awards scheme ran from 2000 to 2008. It aimed to encourage inclusive design projects from graduating RCA students that were responsive to human behaviour and based on real insight into social need.