Students are encouraged to join PAC Global at no cost to stay connected to packaging industry opportunities through exposure and collaboration with our network.
If you are a student looking to join our global packaging community, please submit your membership application.
Student Sponsorship Supporters
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Academic Institution Members
- Cal Poly State UniversityCegep Beauce-AppalachesCentennial CollegeConestoga CollegeDurham CollegeGeorge Brown CollegeHumber CollegeInstitut des communications graphiques du QuébecITEGAManchester Metropolitan UniversityMcGill UniversityMichigan State UniversityMohawk CollegeOCAD UniversityRochester Institute of TechologyRyerson UniversitySeneca CollegeSheridan CollegeUniversity of British ColumbiaUniversity of DublinUniversity of Florida / IFASUniversity of GuelphUniversite LavalUniversity of ManitobaUniversity of TorontoUniversity of Waterloo
2023 Student Design Competition sponsored by Kellogg’s
On February 7, 2023 the top 3 winners of the PAC Global Student Design Competition were announced. A big thank you to Kellogg’s who sponsored this Competition. Students from schools in the UK and Ireland, were challenged to create an inclusive design concept for the Rice Krispies 510g pack.
1ST PLACE WINNERS:
Yasin Shaikh Muhammed
From Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
Watch the video submission from the winning team!
2ND PLACE WINNER:
Tom Harley, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
3RD PLACE WINNER:
Shaba Noore & Gaoya Dong, University College Dublin (Ireland)
WINNING STUDENT DESIGN PACKAGE:
Kellogg’s Rice Crispies
In March 2023, the winning design team visited the Kellogg’s facility in London, following their win.
L-R front row: Pete Matthews (Kellogg’s), Jea Hoo Na (MMU professor) & James Howard (MMU student winner)
L-R back row: Yasin Muhammed and Sorin Lipcanu (MMU student winners) & Steve Wardle (Kellogg’s).
The Central Leadership Council, with monies raised, continue to support students at Ryerson University in the Graphics Communications Management Program, as well as the Packaging Engineering Technician Program at Conestoga College.
In 2020, PAC Global signed on to provide Scholarships to Humber College students starting in the 2020/2021 school year. $2,000 total, $1,000 for a student in Electromechanical Engineering Technician Program and $1,000 to a student in Bachelor of Industrial Design Program, both within the Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology
The PAC Pacific Region in partnership with the Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT), raised $4600 in funds for the BC Children’s hospital at their latest golf tournament.
The Quebec Leadership Council donated to College Ahunistic, students awards in the amount of $300
Since 1989 PAC Global has maintained a scholarship trust noted as the Lyn Jamison Award at OCAD University. Every second year this award is given to an out-of-province student that qualifies in structural package design. The closing market value was at $24,669 last fiscal year.
Toronto Metropolitan University GCM 2022 PAC Global Awards Recipients
Sustainability in Print and Packaging – Sara Khalili
Tags, Labels & Bags – Flexo Processes – Winnie Zhan
Outside the Box, Package Prototyping – Brooke Jones
Creativity, Clients & Design – Ruth Workneh
3D Printing – Megan Vincent
GCM Awards Night 2022
Presented by PAC Global Central Leadership Council Co-Chair, Darko Martinovic
Humber College Scholarship Recipients 2021/2022
PAC Global is proud to announce that two students have been presented with a PAC Global Scholarship.
Bachelor of Industrial Design Program
Electromechanical Engineering Technician Program
Jesus Sampayo Saldivar
2021-2022 Lyn Jamison Award Recipient
2020 Graphic Design & Sustainable Packaging Competition
On May 27, 2020 we explored fantastic entries by student finalists from five universities and colleges. These future packaging leaders were tasked with redesigning a KitKat package with sustainability in mind and adding their own graphic flair. Panelists and PAC Global Members Angela Dennis and Ryan Saunders from Nestle offered feedback on the concepts and presentations. The competition also featured live audience voting for the People’s Choice Award.
Bailey Vanduinen & Lauren Balatbat
Erys Mendoza, Christabel Fuentes and Hyemi Shin
Scholarship Recipient 2018
PAC Global is proud to announce that Jamie Zaberte is this year’s recipient of the Conestoga Scholarship.