University of Sharjah Competition in Information Technology for
High School Students
The College of Sciences at
the University of Sharjah invites high school students to participate in the
Information Technology Competitions. IT has become an integral part of the life
of young people and will continue to play a vital role in their studies as well
as their future professional life. Hence, the more informed they are about this
field the better they perform as students as well as in their future careers.
The competition is
structured to attract High School students at different levels and with
different interests in IT. Students should completed their
projects at home or in school and present them on the day of the competition at
the University of Sharjah.
General Information for
A school may participate in one or
both IT Competitions that are described below.
Maximum of two participating teams per
school (one team per project).
Maximum of 3 students per team.
Projects must be original and should
not have been submitted to other competitions
Registration of every participating
team is required
Online project submission (softcopy)
Registration of participating teams is
on or before January 20, 2014.
Online project submission is on or
before January 22, 2014.
Notification of acceptance of projects
is on January 26, 2014.
Information for Participants
will be provided after the registration
: every participating team is required to register and
provide the required information of the project and team members via the
Participating projects must be submitted as follows:
will need to upload a compressed folder containing all files/elements used in
building the website.
will need to upload a softcopy of poster work.
Additionally, print the poster on A1 paper and bring it with on the day
of the competition.
You should attach/glue the A1 paper to a white foam paper of the same
size and you may leave 2” borders on all sides.
will need to upload the final animation in either MP4 or MOV
instructions will be provided after the registration
Website Design Project : Build a
website on any suitable topic:
Overall Impressions: look and feel; download time;
Navigation and Design: Ease of use; using proper
links; website size (at least five pages).
Content: Useful information; use of
multimedia elements (e.g. graphics , animation, etc.).
Artwork Project : Students can select
to work on one of the following projects
on any suitable topic:
The topic of the selected project
should be within the theme of the 3rd Sharjah Science Festival,
which is Education.
o Poster Size
A1 (59.4 × 84.1cm or in inches 23.4 × 33.1” )
o Color model
Poster Evaluation Criteria:
- Clarity of
B. Animation project
o Use any
animation software to build an animation.
o Duration of
the animation must be 1-2 minutes.
animation should play as stand alone without user interaction.
o You should
have the copyright of the elements used in the design (images, sounds,
Animation in MP4 or MOV format.
Animation Evaluation Criteria:
- Clarity of Message
- Overall impact