Dynamic images of Edinburgh shared by students

Students have created a gallery of stunning images celebrating the Edinburgh community.

A photography competition invited students to submit an image on the theme of Edinburgh in Mind, to portray their thoughts and feelings about the city.

The gallery includes a range of dazzling images including the northern lights from Arthur’s Seat, the Meadows in the mist and incredible sunrises.

The entries to this year’s competition represented 31 nationalities.

The photographs were shortlisted by the University’s photographic society, Photosoc.

The winning photographs were then were selected by a judging panel including the Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Mathieson and Jessops.

The winners are:

  • 1st prize Marilyn Mathew
  • 2nd prize Ian Liang
  • Principal’s choice –  Danghatai Wongthanaroj
  • Around the world  Ivana Paulusova
  • In the city Yufen Yang
  • Looking ahead – Germán Mora Martín  
  • People and community – Priscilla Lam
  • People’s choice – Sachinda Dulanjana

These inspiring images show the different ways our students carry impressions of Edinburgh with them, wherever they are in the world. In this challenging year they have shared some thoughtful and beautiful images which we are delighted to share.

Alan MackayDeputy Vice Principal International and Director of Edinburgh Global

Students were invited to enter in one of four categories: in the city; people and community; thinking ahead; and around the world.

The annual competition is open to current international students, students who have had a Go Abroad experience and online learners outside the UK.

An online exhibition on the Edinburgh Global website showcases the competition entries.

A physical exhibition in Old College Quad is planned for Spring 2021 – If public health restrictions allow.

Edinburgh Global