Show us what you see

The National Campus Photo and Video Competition is now open for Australian uni students to enter, offering tertiary students a platform to have their work seen by a panel of industry professionals and to win industry-relevant prizes and experiences.

This is your shot at getting your work recognised!

What's up for grabs?

This year’s Major Prize and People’s Choice submissions are open to interpretation,  encouraging students to use their creativity in sharing a piece of their personal story. So when you are submitting, make sure that you include the story/caption to give context to the visual story.

By submitting, you are in the running for over $5,000 in prizes either by Judges-selection or People’s Choice voting including;

Major Prizes – students have until 1 October 2021 to SUBMIT their entries to the Major Prizes. Submissions can be in the categories of Photography, Videography or Portfolio and a panel of Industry-relevant Judges who will score the submissions. One submission from each of the three categories will be selected to receive the $750 Major Prize for that category.

People’s Choice – upon submitting, you will be automatically eligible for People’s Choice voting. One submission from each of the three Major Prize categories will receive the $250 People’s Choice prize for that category.  The recipient will be the submission with the highest recorded number of public votes as of midnight on 31 October 2021.

    LEARN MORE Visit the Competition Website

    How can the Student Life team help me?

    The Student Life team from Student Central are available to assist you with your application by answering questions about the competition, offering guidance and advice, and reviewing your material before you submit it.

    Members of the Student Life team are creators with decades worth of experience, so they can help you create the best application possible. They’ve also been in conversation with the creators of the competition and understand a few of the finer points that might help you get an edge!

    You can email the Student Life team at

    Good luck!

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