For solutions that drive businesses to function more productively and competitively.
Junior Student (HC-JS):
For the most outstanding Digital project undertaken by a student or group of students who are studying up to/including grade 9.
Generally refers to ICT projects by students involved in formal education prior to entering a tertiary institution, for example a university. While this category is generally aimed at secondary school (junior) student projects, entries from primary schools are not excluded, though it should be made clear to the primary school students that the same judging standards and criteria are applied equally to both primary and secondary school projects.
Senior Student (HC-SS):
For the most outstanding Digital project undertaken by a student or group of students who are in the last three years of secondary education before college or university.
Tertiary Student Project (HC-TSP):
This award recognises the most outstanding project undertaken by a tertiary (undergraduate) student or a group of students.
Any Information and Communication Technology project or research performed by a student or a group of students who are registered as active undergraduate students in a higher-learning institution, such as college or university during the APICTA Award competition or within 1 year period from his or her graduation date by providing proof of graduation certificate during delivery of the presentation.
The entry will be judged on five criteria, each examining two attributes:
|Uniqueness||15%||Application of Technologies||50%|
|Proof of Concept||15%||Understanding of the Problem to be Solved||50%|
|Understanding of Business Environment||50%|
|Functionalities and Features||15%||User Requirements||50%|
|Compatibility and Interoperability||50%|
|Quality||30%||Content & Standards||60%|
|Product Stability & Reliability||40%|
|Presentation||25%||Organization of Presentation||50%|