Contents

How it works Share your experiences through photos taken during your exchange!
Submission guidelines Submission period: January 1 – February 17, 2019
Voting Vote online
Exhibition The Photo Exhibition has been cancelled
Awards Reception The Awards Reception has been cancelled
Winners The votes are in!
Contact Questions and accommodation requests

How it works

Are you currently studying abroad or have you recently returned from exchange? Are you an international or exchange student studying at U of T? You are invited to take part in CIE’s “What’s Your Story?” Photography Contest! Submit your personal photographs of your experiences abroad by the February 17, 2019 deadline, then invite all of your friends and family to vote. Winners will be announced on the last day of the exhibition and prizes will be awarded.

Submission guidelines

Submission period: January 1 – February 17, 2019  

You may submit photos to the following categories:

  • People and Places
  • Landscapes
  • Cultural Learning
  • Toronto

You can submit up to two (2) photos in total for the overall contest. Photos must be original and may not include any images showing inappropriate behavior. Please submit your photo(s) by email to uoftgloballounge@gmail.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, First and Last Name. Location. Program of Study. Institution. Category.

Example: SUNSET SCENERY, Nathalie Mejia. Santiago. Polisci. University of Chile. People and Places.

The last day for submissions will be Sunday, February 17, 2019 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.

Exhibition March 4 to 6, 2019 – cancelled

Due to low participation numbers, the Photo Exhibition has been cancelled. Participants will be contacted individually with further details.

Awards Reception March 5, 2019 – cancelled

Due to low participation numbers, the Awards Reception has been cancelled. Participants will be contacted individually with further details.

Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s “What’s Your Story?” Photo Contest!

 

Category: People and Places

Winner: U OF T BOOKSTORE, Philip Bekae Danso, Cognitive Science, University of Toronto

 

Category: Landscapes

Winner: KASHMIR-PARADISE ON EARTH, Muhammad Faizan Qureshi, Civil Engineering, University of Toronto

 

Category: Cultural Learning

Winner: PEACE PAGODA, Melody Chan, Social Sciences, University of Toronto

 

Category: Toronto

Winner: SUMMER REFLECTION, Luz Paczka Giorgi, Life Sciences, University of Toronto

 

Thank you to all of the students who submitted photos and voted for their favourites!

Contact

Should you have any further questions or a request for accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Souza, Event and Communication Officer at hannah.souza@utoronto.ca.