Spiders Abroad Photo Contest


Here's your chance to share your favorite experiences from abroad through the Spiders Abroad Photo Contest!

University of Richmond returned study abroad students, international students, exchange students, alumni, faculty, and staff are all invited to participate:  

  • DOMESTIC STUDENTS may submit one (1) photo captured during their study abroad program.
  • INTERNATIONNL STUDENTS may submit one (1) photo captured during their studies in the US, on a study abroad program, or from their home country.
  • ALUMNI, FACULTY, and STAFF may enter one (1) photo captured during recent business or leisure travel.

The best entries will capture the entrant's experience abroad, engagement with the host culture, and/or have an original approach to the subject matter. Multiple winning entries will be chosen and awarded prizes!

Submission Process

Photos may be submitted by either of the following methods:

  1. Post to your Instagram feed tagging @urichmondoie, using #SpidersAbroad, and captioning the photo with a description, location, and date.
  2. Upload your photo here.

The Fine Print

  • The deadline for submitting photos is on or before February 27. Winners will be announced in mid-April.
  • Carefully read the complete contest rules before submitting your entries.
  • Submissions will be evaluated by a team of University adjudicators; winning entries may be displayed in the Carole Weinstein International Center, included in future University publications, and/or showcased on the International Education website.
  • All submissions (winning and non-winning entries) may be used in marketing activities for the purpose of promoting study abroad and the University of Richmond.