Call for Applications - UG 75th Anniversary Logo Competition

The University of Ghana will be celebrating its 75th anniversary next year under the theme, “Nurturing Resilience: Adopting Technology, Embracing Humanism”. The celebration will catalogue UG’s successes and challenges, and look to the future. The anniversary planning committee seeks a very inclusive series of activities that will give all UG stakeholders – students, staff, alumni, and affiliates - an opportunity to be a part of and also own the celebration. In line with this, the University invites individuals or groups to submit logo designs for the anniversary. This logo competition is open to all members of the University community (Staff, Students, Faculty & Alumni).

How to Enter:

▪         Submissions may come from individuals or groups.

▪         Designs must be in JPG format with a minimum resolution of 1280 x 960 and to be sent in size A4 (21cm x 29.7 cm) by email.

▪         Designs must be consistent with dictates in the UG Brand Manual (

▪         Designs must be accompanied by a text file explaining the design rational and considerations for the logo (shape, colours specifications, font etc.) in no more than 100 words.

▪         Designs (JPG) and explanatory text file (Word) must be submitted by email to

▪         The email must include the name, phone number and any government-approved ID of the proposer and in what capacity they are applying (student, staff, faculty or alumni).

▪         Each individual or group may submit only one entry.

Important Information to Note:

▪         There is no fee for entry.

▪         The artist retains liability for any issues arising regarding originality and authenticity of the design. The winning design will be checked with trade mark data bases for this purpose. Any plagiarised material will be rejected and the University of Ghana is under no obligation to communicate this to the contestant.

▪         The deadline for entries is 11:59 GMT, 15th June, 2022. Late entries will not be considered

▪         A concept note explaining the anniversary theme and other relevant information may be found here:

▪         The winning entry, once awarded, will become the sole property of the University of Ghana which can make amendments as needed and use it as desired.


The individual or group whose submission is selected as the winning logo will receive:

•         Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (Ghs5,000)

•         A Certificate of Honour

•         Recognition at the official launch of the anniversary celebration

•         Acknowledgement in the anniversary brochure and other necessary anniversary correspondence.