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Student Competitions and Awards

Student Recording Competition

The AES Student Recording Competition is a unique opportunity for students at AES international conventions to receive feedback and recognition for their audio production work. Students can enter the competition in four different categories covering every possible genre and recording technique.

The Recording Competition deadline for the 144th Convention in Milan, Italy, is 16th April 2018.

>> Enter the Recording Competition for 144 Milan Here

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Student Design Competition

The AES Student Design Competition is an opportunity for aspiring hardware and software engineers to participate in a worldwide contest and gain recognition for their hard work and technical creativity. Undergraduate and graduate categories are available for entrants.

The Design Competition deadline for the 144th Convention in Milan, Italy, is 4th May 2018

>> Enter the Design Competition for 144 Milan Here

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MATLAB Plugin Student Competition

MathWorks and AES invite you to challenge both your signal processing skills and creativity! Design a new kind of audio production VST plugin using MATLAB Software and your wits. 

The inaugural edition of the AES MATLAB Plugin Student Competition will take place at the 145th Convention in New York City. 

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