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Spiders Abroad Photo/Video Contest  

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

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

  • STUDENTS may submit up to two (2) photos and/or one (1) video captured during your study abroad program.
  • ALUMNI, FACULTY, and STAFF may enter up to two (2) photos and/or one (1) video captured during business or leisure travel, but entries must be from the past 12 months.

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.

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 (winners and non-winners) may be used in marketing activities for the purpose of promoting study abroad and UR. 

Important Information:

  • The deadline for submitting photos is on or before March 1. Winners will be announced in mid-April.
  • Carefully read the complete contest rules before submitting your entries.
  • 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.
  • Submit your video to the contest by emaling the URL to International Education or by uploading the file below.
  • Submit your photo entries one at a time (in order for each file to have its own description and file info) via the uploader below:
2019 Spiders Abroad Photo/Video Contest: Winning Entries
Young Senegalese boys driving their mule-drawn cart across a flat land to reach the village nearby.-Charlotte Bednarski Senegal
A day trip to Hven, a quaint island off the coast of Sweden. I went with my friend Lindsey who is also a Richmond student.-Claire Mendelson...
Zonsondergang, Sunset in the Jordaan district in Amersterdam.-Nathan Dinh Amsterdam, Netherlands