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Photography competition winners revealed

The winning entries to the International Office’s annual photography competition have been announced.

Photograph by First prize winner, Paulo Valdivia
Photograph by First prize winner, Paulo Valdivia

The competition was open to all current international students, those on a 'Go Abroad' experience and Online Distance Learners.

The theme of this year's competition was Faodail | Dùn Èideann:  A lucky find | Edinburgh. The Gaelic theme draws a connection between international Edinburgh and the rich culture of Scotland.

Competition winners

  • First Prize - Paulo Valdivia
  • Second Prize - Hannah Stevenson
  • Principal’s Choice - Fei Fang
  • Sealladh | View category winner - Tezcan Cogalan
  • Ionnsaich | Learn category winner - Brianna Sommer
  • Coimhearsnachd | Community category winner - Yunong Gou
  • Thall thairis | Abroad category winner - India Herlem
  • People’s Choice - Miranda Garralda

Winners were chosen by a panel of independent judges based on their originality, interpretation and visual impact.

2017 calendar

A selection of photos from the competition have been used to create a 2017 calendar. View the calendar here.

Students who entered the competition are invited to collect a copy of the calendar from the International Office. Collection details have been emailed to all entrants.

Calendars can also be bought for £2 at the Visitor Centre. 

Related links

Photography competition

2017 calendar