2023 Study Abroad Photo Contest

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November 6, 2023 View Recurrence Dates
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event category: Other

Every year, Wayne State University students travel abroad and capture amazing memories. How would you like an opportunity to tell your story in photos from your journey? You’ve already taken the photos, why not submit them for a chance to win a gift card for up to $100? We invite you to submit up to 8 of your very best photos for a panel of judges to evaluate. If selected, you can win a pre-paid visa gift card ranging from $75 to $100! By entering the contest you will be giving WSU Study Abroad permission to use your photo(s) in various marketing activities, publications, and/or on our departmental website for the purpose of promoting international activities at Wayne State University.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Entrants must currently attend, be employed by, or have graduated from WSU.
  • Photographs must be original work of the entrant and have been taken by entrant during his or her international travel. If you have a photo with you in the picture, it can only be submitted under the “Warrior Pride Abroad” category.

Study Abroad will announce winners during International Education Week (Nov 13-17, 2023). The photos will be exhibited during that time. Photos must be submitted to globalprograms@wayne.edu by Nov. 8th, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

For questions, contact us by emailing globalprograms@wayne.edu, calling (313) 577-3207 or visiting our office at 131 Manoogian Hall. 


Rules of Entry


People – Photos/portraits of people you met along your experience. This should not contain photos of you, the photographer. Please see ethics considerations below.

Landscapes and Architecture – Scenery and buildings and bridges! What sights inspired you while you studied abroad?

The World as your Classroom – Show us what you’re learning and educational moments looked like, inside the classroom or out. Show us the cultural moments

Warrior Pride Abroad – Photos of you and/or other Warriors representing Wayne State gear around the world. Selfies welcome!

Ethical considerations

As a global citizen, it is your responsibility to consider whether your photo is respectful to its subject. Before you submit a photo, think about the following:

  • If your photo features children, did you get consent from the child’s parent or guardian to take, share, and/or post the photo online? Consider the
  • If your photo is of a person, did the person/people in your photo give consent to be photographed? Are they aware that you are submitting a photo of them to a photo contest?
  • Is the photo respectful to the host country?
  • Have you considered how others would view and interpret your photo? Would anyone find the photo offensive in any way?

Please do not submit photos that stereotype, exploit, disrespect, or make false generalizations about the host country, its people, and/or its culture. The Wayne State University study abroad office reserves the right to disqualify any photos that it deems inappropriate.


PHOTOS MUST BE SUBMITTED DIGITALLY. NO HARD COPY PHOTOS WILL BE ACCEPTED. If you cannot submit this form electronically, it may be submitted by scan & email or directly to the Study Abroad office with your photos sent via separate e-mail to globalprograms@wayne.edu (be sure to include your name and identify your photos). A confirmation email will be sent to you when your form is received. I have read, understand and accept the rules of the Go-Global! Photo Contest. I authorize the WSU Office of Study Abroad and Global Programs to duplicate, distribute, alter, and/or publish any of the photos I have submitted to help promote studying abroad at Wayne State University. I also agree that the information submitted is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and that the photos submitted are my own and adhere to the ethical guidelines outlined above. *


Sophia Schwind




Daily until November, 8th 2023 View Recurrence Dates
November 2023