Dasein Graphic Design freshmen Carmen Wong Ja Wen and Ling Zhi Yun’s works are selected at the annual VI Pangram International Student Competition on Font and Calligraphy organized by the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Art in Ukraine.
Dasein Illustration alumni Tee Fu Yuan's own rendition of the Mistblade Shinobi card was selected and crowned the Southeast Asia Grand Prize Winner in the art contest by Magic: The Gathering, the million-player popular digital collectible card game.
Fresh graduates from the Fine Art program Tan Peng Hong won first prize for the Oil/Acrylic category while Leow Li En bagged the third prize in the Print-Making category. Dasein Academy is one of the institutions with the most wins in the competition for the past decade.
Dasein Fine Art alumni, Lee Mok Yee bagged the gold award (Established Artist category) and RM45,000.00 cash prize at the UOB Painting of the Year 2021 competition while Agnes Lau Pik Yoke's painting won the Highly Commended Painting prize.
Dasein Animation alumni, Yong Xin Yi's meaningful photo entry won the Merit Prize at the 'My Malaysia, My Home' Photography Contest 2021 organised by Paradigm Mall and Photographic Society of Petaling Jaya (PSPJ).
Dasein Graphic Design student Alex Toh Wei Jie is the only Malaysian student whose poster is a selected entry and finalist in the IV Pangram International Student Competition on Font and Calligraphy in Ukraine.
Dasein Graphic Design student Teh Sze Yen's artwork is selected as the Top 100 Finalist of the 2021 The International Reggae Poster Competition supported by The Jamaica National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons (NATFATIP). 
Dasein Animation alumni Lui Kit Fai bagged the Grand Prize at the Faber-Castell K-One Line-Drawing Contest 2021 and cash prize worth RM1,000.00 with his extremely detailed portrait drawing.
Dasein Illustration students are announced as winners and finalists at the Maybank MyTIGER VALUES Art Competition 2021 and bagged cash prize worth RM4,000.00.
Dasein Graphic Design students Ang Zi Yin, Choo Jia Qing, Hew Zhuo En, Hiew Kai Lee, Jasmin Chan Mun Yee, Jesse Ching Sin Yi, Lee Weng Kuan, Loh Ying Han, Pang Zuo Hao, Piong Jeng Ying, Seah Kit Guan, Tan Rui Hong, Tan Xiao Xuan and Toh Wei Jie works are selected to be exhibited at the Bienal de Diseño de Perú!
Dasein Graphic Design student Pang Zuo Hao's artwork has been shortlisted for the international poster competition, XI International Eco-Poster Triennial : The 4th Block 2021 held in Kharvix, Ukraine.
Dasein Graphic Design, Animation, Illustration and Digital Media students swept all awards and a combined value of RM7350.00 cash prize at the Musang Happy Family Mascot Design Competition organized by Uniq Art Gallery and sponsored by LKE Musang Queen.