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UofSC International Education Photo Contest 2021

The Education Abroad Office and Global Carolina are thrilled to celebrate International Education Week with you through this year's Photo Contest! International Education Week honors all of the ways that University of South Carolina students, teachers, and staff participate in international interaction around the world.



  • Current undergraduate and graduate students
  • Current exchange / international students


  • Incoming Exchange/International Student Experience:
    • Any exchange/international student can submit a picture taken from other countries visited or photos taken from anywhere in the United States during the semester(s) you are at UofSC.
  • Education Abroad Experience: 
    • Any UofSC student that has studied abroad can submit a picture in the country you studied abroad in or anywhere you visited internationally during your time abroad (this includes Global Classroom and Global UofSC programs).
  • International Experience: 
    • Any graduate or undergraduate UofSC student can submit a picture who has been abroad for internships, service, traveling, etc.

Submission Guidelines

  • All submissions must be submitted on or before 2:00 PM November 15, 2021.
  • Please complete the form below and upload your high-resolution photograph.

Contest Rules

  • You may only submit one (1) photo per category and you cannot use the same photo for each category. (submit a new form for each category)
  • Photos must be taken within the past 3 years.
  • Any photos that you have taken while abroad.
  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • Inappropriate photos or photos that include alcoholic beverages will be disqualified.
  • Please submit JPEG files at a range between 2MB - 8MB.

Judging and Voting

  • Select judges within Global Carolina will choose the top photos from each category.
  • Peer voting for the top photo in each category will take place November 18 on the EAO Instagram stories.
  • Winners will be posted on the Education Abroad and International Student Services Instagram pages on November 19th.
  • Top winners in each category will be awarded a prize bag that will include a variety of prizes. 


*For any submission difficulty questions please contact .


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