2020 applicants
Study Abroad

Photo competition

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Tempest Photography Prize

It's competition time!

Each year we ask our students to submit up to three photos that they've taken during their time abroad for the Tempest Photography competition with the winner receiving £500.

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2020 update

Unfortunately the Tempest Photography competition is not running this year, however we will update this page once we are able to confirm details for the next competition!  In the meantime, you can see the structure of the competition below and you can also use tag your photos on our social media channels using #essexabroad or @essexabroad

Who can apply

The 2018-19 competition is open open to:

  • Essex students who studied abroad in 2017-18 
  • Essex students currently studying abroad in 2018-19
  • Essex students who took part in a summer programme in 2017-18, but not yet graduated

Application process

Once the deadline has passed, a selection panel will carefully review the applications and we’ll be in touch once the winner and runner ups are confirmed.

The winner will receive £500 plus a printed and framed copy of their work. 3 runners up will also receive a printed and framed copy of their entry.

What photo style are you looking for?

We would like to see photos that capture the real spirit of living and studying abroad, showing social or cultural context. We are not looking for photos of beaches, sunsets or tourist attractions.

How to enter

Download the application form (.doc). Email your completed form, along with your photo entries, to us. You can enter a maximum of three photos – please make sure they are high resolution!

Applications will be open from Monday 18 March until Sunday 14 April 2019. Good luck!

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Essex Abroad
Telephone: +44 1206 873976