#GlobalSpiders Photo Contest

Accepting Entries: February 12-25, 2024

Here's your chance to share your gaze on the world with the UR community: the annual #GlobalSpiders 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.
  • International 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 abroad.

Helpful Hints

The best entries will capture the entrant's:

  • experience abroad,
  • engagement with the host culture, and/or
  • original approach to the subject matter.

Multiple winning entries will be chosen and awarded prizes!


Photo Submission

Upload your photo here, on or before February 25.


The Fine Print

  • The deadline for submitting photos is on or before February 25. 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.