Photography competition

The annual Edinburgh Global photography competition is for all current international students, and students who have had a ‘Go Abroad’ experience or Online Distance Learners outside the UK.

Competition theme

The theme of the competition in 2017 was Show Me Edinburgh. The 2017 competition has now closed, and winners have been announced.

2017 competition winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 competition as follows:

1st prize

Jiakang Yang

2nd prize

Ashley Lee

Category prizes

  • Community - Jaanvi Gopalakrishnan
  • Viewpoints - Sheng Zhu
  • Experiences - Vlada Kravtsova
  • Abroad - Alice Bromfield

Principal's choice

Jun Hao Lee

People's choice

Cheuk Yin Yip


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

Canvas print prizes were provided by Jessops Photo.

Jessops offer a 25% discount on printing to all students and staff at the University.

Visit Jessops Photo's website 

2018 calendar:

All participants will be welcomed to collect a free 2018 calendar featuring photos from the competition. Winners were announced in December 2017.

How to enter

The next competition will open in September 2018. 

Visit the Photography competition page on Facebook:

Visit the photography competition on Facebook