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Universitas 21 'Alternative Perspectives' Photo Competition

Are you currently taking part in a U21 mobility experience or another consortium program, or you have you participated in the past?

A student photo competition is being held to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Universitas 21 – the leading global network of research-intensive universities. The competition is designed to celebrate the thousands of life-changing global mobility experiences enjoyed by students across the network since 1997.

Who can enter?

Currently enrolled students who are participating in a U21 consortium experience (e.g. student exchange or summer school programs) or have participated in the past. For a full list of U21 member institutions, please visit the Member List

How do I enter?

The theme of the competition is 'Alternative Perspectives'. Students are invited to submit a digital photo together with a photo caption or tagline, no longer than 30 words that responds to the question "How has your U21 experience shaped your global outlook and helped prepare you for life in a globalised society?"

How can I win?

A prize will be awarded for each of the two photos that receive the most online votes, and for the best photo as judged by delegates attending the 2018 U21 Annual Network Meetings at the University of Melbourne in May. Online voting will close at 11:59PM Sunday 6 May 2018 (GMT+10)*.

*Please note that the online voting deadline has been extended to 11:59PM Friday 11 May 2018 (GMT+10).

What can I win?

Best photo (as voted by conference delegates): iPad 32GB Wi-Fi only (A$469.00)

Most voted (#1 Online): iPad 32GB Wi-Fi only (A$469.00)

Most voted (#2 Online): Apple Watch 38mm GPS only (A$459.00)

Entry Deadline and Notifications

All entries must be submitted by 11:59PM Sunday 15 April 2018 (GMT+10)*. Each participant can submit one entry only.

*Please note that the entry deadline has been extended to 11:59PM Sunday 22 April 2018 (GMT+10).

Enquiries about the photo competition may be emailed to Jasmine Lim (jasmine.lim@unimelb.edu.au) at The University of Melbourne. 

Please note that the Universitas 21 and The University of Melbourne reserve the right to remove any entries that do not meet the submission guidelines.

Winners will be notified via email by Friday 18 May 2018.

Entry Form

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Official Rules

Copyright 2018 [Universitas21]

By submitting a photo in this competition, you grant The University of Melbourne, Universitas21, and Universitas 21 member institutions permission to use your name and photograph entry for publicity and communications purposes including websites, publications, audio-visual presentations, and other related media.

The competition will be judged at the 2018 U21 Annual Network Meetings and 21st birthday celebrations, hosted at the University of Melbourne in May. A prize will be awarded for best photo as judged by U21 delegates attending the conference, and for the two most voted photos as done through the online submission platform, shortstack.com.

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