CIE 8th Annual Photography Contest and Exhibit
The 2017 contest is now closed. See the winners' names below and their photos on Facebook.
The various contest photos will continue to be displayed in several rooms at CIE over the year.
Announcing the 2017 CIE Photo Contest winners!
The 2017 contest is closed. Winners have been identified based on Facebook online votes and in-person ballot votes at the exhibit event.
See the photos on Student Life Facebook (in 4 different photo albums based on contest categories). Also, the various contest photos will continue to be displayed in several rooms at CIE over the year.
Top Votes – Winners in each category
- Nina Valin for photo "Kensington in Blue" in Cultural Learning
- Nicholas Seah for photo "On the Edge" in Landscapes
- Tal Oren for photo "Roy's Peak" in People and Places (photo credits also to Etienne Arent)
- Jo Kermath for photo "Querencia" in Toronto
- Zoe Newton Martin for photo "Reflection" in Landscapes
- Matin Macktoobian for photo "University College Dances With Fall" in People and Places
- Renato Carvalho for photo "Maple Leaf" in Toronto
- (No Honourable Mentions for Cultural Learning category except for the 3 other submissions in that category due to limited number and similar votes.)
Thank you to all the contestants who participated and submitted photos for the contest and show!
Congratulations for such creative and wonderful photo images depicting various views and experiences.
How it works
The exhibit will showcase creative works by past exchange participants and students currently studying abroad or on an international exchange here at U of T.
Share your experiences through photographs taken during your exchange! Prizes will be given for first place in each category!
Attendees will vote on their favourite pictures so be sure to invite all your friends and family to the exhibition on March 8, 2017!
Don’t forget to vote online during our Facebook voting period: February 23 to March 8.
Submission period: January 1 – February 19, 2017 (PHOTO SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED)
You can submit up to 2 photos in total for the overall contest (whether you are submitting within one category or more than one category); please do not include any images showing inappropriate behaviour. Photos must be original. Photos should be submitted by email to email@example.com, with a minimum resolution of 300 ppi and at least 8x10 inches in size. Photos must be a minimum of 2MB to be accepted.
*ALL photos MUST be labelled in the format below; otherwise they WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Format: TITLE, LastName, FirstName. Location. ProgramOfStudy. Institution. Category.
Example: SUNSET SCENERY, Mejia, Nathalie. Santiago. Polisci. University of Chile. People and Places.
The last day for submissions will be Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
*Please note that by entering this competition you are consenting to future use of your photographs by the Centre for International Experience and the University of Toronto. Use includes, but is not limited to, information booklets, pamphlets, website pages, etc.
Voting is now CLOSED
NOTE: Voting is now CLOSED.
Online Facebook voting period was: February 23 to March 8.
Look for the 2017 photos in 4 different photo albums based on the contest categories:
- People and Places
- Cultural Learning
CIE Photo Contest -- 4 albums -- one for each contest category: Student Life Facebook
Exhibition March 8, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The Exhibition took place Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the CIE (33 St. George St.).
There was in-person voting at the event.