Study abroad competition winner - Richard Williams

Study abroad photo competition 2018/19 winners

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018/19 Study Abroad Photo Competition!

First place - Tromsø by Richard Williams

First place, and winner of £150 Amazon voucher goes to Richard Williams who completed a Clinical Placement in Tromsø, Norway as part of his BSc Physiotherapy degree.

The judging panel said the winning photograph ‘captures the spirit of study abroad – where there are opportunities for both adventure and quiet reflection in new environments’.

Runner ups – Conservation education in a rural Matopos, Zimbabwe by Shelley McManmon; and the rooftops of Seoul, by Mica Penton

Runner Up prizes have been awarded to Shelley McManmon, who completed a placement year in Zimbabwe with Children and Nature Conservation Zimbabwe as part of her Bsc Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science degree, and Mica Penton, who spent a semester in Seoul, South Korea as part of her BA Drawing and Print programme.

Both win £50 in Amazon vouchers.

The panel remarked that Shelley’s photograph ‘tells the story of the real-world learning opportunities she gained through her volunteer work with CNCZ’. Mica’s photograph was praised for showing ‘a side to Seoul we don’t normally see’ and for having ‘great contrasts in colour and depth’.

The winning photos can be viewed below:

Study abroad photo competition winners 2018/19

Entries for 2019/20 now open

This year's photo competition is open to all students undertaking global opportunities abroad – this includes study, work, volunteering and teaching abroad. We want images that tell a story and narrate your international experiences. Ideally, your image should show you in the photo doing something particular to your destination.

The competition is open until Sunday 31 May 2020. The winner will receive a £150 Amazon voucher, and two runners up will each win a £50 Amazon voucher.

Read the full terms and conditions and submit your entry

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