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Vega students get the nod in WPO Worldstar Student Awards

Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), congratulates four of its students and their navigators for receiving top honours as the only South African tertiary institution to be recognised in 2017 international WPO competition.

Vega campuses across the country are buzzing with excitement after four students were recognised in the 2017 WPO International Packaging Design Student Competition, a global platform open exclusively to students who have won awards for packaging design in their home countries.Eliana Raff and Page Lotze received a WorldStar Student Certificate of Merit for their joint project, “Ripe Time, Ripe Place”. Casey Ogilvie and Jason Walden each received a WorldStar Certificate of Recognition for their packaging submissions for and Bakers Eet-Sum-Mor Biscuits and Ensure. These students were part of Vega’s 2017 entries for the local IPSA Goldpack Awards, who were entered into the WPO International Packaging Design Student Competition.

“We are so proud of all our students whose work made it to such a prestigious and globally-recognised platform,” says Ria van Zyl, Academic Navigator at Vega. “This achievement is particularly special for both the school and the students as it is the first time Vega has been recognised in these awards.”

For more information on Vega’s contribution to the WPO International Packaging Design Student Competition, visit