Student Life Photo Competition

We have thousands of pictures of student life dating back to our University's founding years, showcasing our rich history and heritage. One hundred years from now your experience could form part of that story and you could win prizes for sharing it.
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The Competition

As part of your student experience, we would like to invite you to submit a photograph that celebrates what being at the University of Leicester means to you. It can show the academic or the social side of University life. A winner will be chosen from each of the seven categories, as well as an overall winner.

All entries will be added to our University Archives and become part of the University’s irreplaceable memories where they will be made available for research in our Reading Room and online.

The Categories

You can submit up to five photos to one or more of the categories below.

  1. What student accommodation looks like in 2016/17
  2. The social activities that take place in Halls of Residence
  3. How and where a student studies in 2016/17
  4. Sporting/recreational/leisure activities at the University
  5. Campus Photos
  6. What makes the University of Leicester special to you
  7. The University of Leicester Community

The Prizes

Following the submission deadline a panel of judges comprised of university, union and external representatives will choose a winner from each category and one overall winner. The category winners will be awarded a £50 Amazon voucher. The overall winner will be awarded with a ticket to the Alumni Dinner on 16 March with guest Sir David Attenborough, a £100 Amazon voucher, a framed print of the winning photograph and a guided tour of the University Archives.

The Small Print

Each photo must be a minimum of 1,240 x 768 pixels and a maximum file size of 22 megabytes (MB).

Prior to submitting your photo(s) please ensure that you are familiar with and agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Submit your photo

Please complete the Student Experience Photo Competition form by 24 February to enter.

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