Smarter Travel Campus Awards 2019 – Students & Lecturers

Looking for an interesting real life project for your students?

Projects aim to engage staff and students in sustainable transport, i.e. walking, cycling, public transport and car pooling.

Project topics include: Multimedia, Event Management, Sport, Health, Marketing, Communications and Engineering


Project Type 1 – Most suited to Health Sport Science & Event Management courses

Project Type 2 – Marketing & Communications

Project Type 3– Multimedia

Project Type 4 – Engineering – please email for details

Why get involved?
– Judged by industry experts
– Students and Academic Staff competing against similar disciplines across Irish Third Level Institutions 
– Prizes and national recognition for staff and students
– Shortlisted entries invited to attend national award ceremony & have their project showcased

Role of teaching staff
Assign a smarter travel project to students as part of their coursework to promote walking, cycling, public transport and car pooling. This can take the form of running events, promotional campaigns, challenges, project proposals or multimedia creations.

Lecturers will also be invited to enter an award acknowledging them for
bringing smarter travel into their coursework. This will include showcasing samples of the best in class projects.

Who can enter?
Entries will be accepted from individual students or from teams of students (up to 4 people per team) from Smarter Travel Campus Partners only. Please see the list of Partner campuses below.

What’s the objective?
Develop an event, promotional campaign, challenge, a project or a piece of multimedia to
encourage walking, cycling, public transport & car pooling.

What can I enter?
Entries must showcase the positive aspect (s) of sustainable travel and promote any aspect of walking, cycling, public transport or car pooling. Please choose from the topic list provided.

Judging Panel

An external panel of judges will review entries. Judges are experts in the industry. Judges details to be announced. Entries will be shortlisted for the prize giving event.

How to enter:
1. Choose your topic
2. Plan, coordinate or execute your project, event, campaign or challenge or develop your multimedia entry (multimedia entry types accepted include: text, graphics, video, interactive content, animation, installations,  audio and virtual reality).
3. Submit your entry online
4. Email your poster style presentation (including photographs where applicable) to
Entry deadline: 5pm on Friday 1st of March 2019

For further information and queries email

Partner Campuses

– Athlone Institute of Technology
– Cork Institute of Technology
– Dublin City University
– Dublin Institute of Technology
– Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology IADT
– Dundalk Institute of Technology
– Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
– Institute of Technology Blanchardstown
– Institute of Technology Carlow
– Institute of Techology Sligo
– Institute of Technology Tallaght
– Institute of Technology Tralee
– Letterkenny Institute of Technology
– Limerick & Clare Education & Training Board
– Limerick College of Further Education
– Limerick Institute of Technology
– Mary Immaculate College Limerick
– Maynooth University
– National University of Ireland Galway
– Trinity College Dublin
– University College Cork
– University College Dublin
– University of Limerick
– Waterford Institute of Technology

If your campus is not listed but is interested in joining the programme, please email