International Photographic Competition

International Photographic Competition

The International Office organises a Photographic Competition each year for UCC students who studied abroad as part of their degree programme.


Photographs should relate to the experience of studying abroad. There are a number of different categories:

  • Fieldtrips, holidays, landscapes of your host country
  • Everyday life on campus
  • Life in your host city/town
  • Every picture tells a story!

All entries are welcome. The photographs will be widely circulated so please be selective in relation to what images you submit!

Rules and Regulations

  • The competition is restricted to UCC students studying abroad as part of their degree programme.
  • Photographs should be submitted in high resolution jpeg format.
  • The size of each photograph entered must be at least 2mb.
  • Photographs in landscape format will only be considered. Please do not submit photographs in portrait format.
  • Each entry must include the name and email address of the entrant photographer, and a description of the photograph subject matter, including where and when the photograph was taken along with a caption.
  • No limit to the number of photographs entered.
  • By submitting an entry you are giving the International Education Office, UCC the rights to use and publicise your photograph in various media.

How to enter

By Email: Clare Murphy:

By Post: Post a CD Rom containing photographs to:

Clare Murphy,
International Office,
University College Cork,
Western Road,


The prizes which will be awarded to the top three successful entrants are cash prizes, and are as follows:

  • 1st Prize: €300
  • 2nd Prize: €200
  • 3rd Prize: €100

Plus, the fourteen best photographs (as decided by our panel of judges) will be included in a calendar.


All entries should be submitted by the first Friday in August.  

International Office

Oifig Idirnáisiúnta

Roseleigh, Western Road, Cork, T12 R229

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