Staff & Student Photo Competition 2017

We are delighted to introduce our new photo competition for staff & students and invite all budding photographers to share photos of your experiences studying and working at the School, both in London and around the world.

There are two categories with prizes available to both staff and students, and a third kindly sponsored by the MARCH Centre which will have one overall winner.

The deadline for entries is Sunday 27th August and all entries should be sent to along with the required photo consent forms. See below for the competition rules.

Category 1: A typical day working/studying at the School

Show us what you love about your day-to-day experiences at the School, whether through research or teaching, or studying in London or by distance learning.

  • 1st prize for staff: £75
  • 1st prize for students: £75

Category 2: Research and projects in the field

We have staff and students working on field research and summer projects in dozens of countries, so show us how the School makes a difference worldwide.

  • 1st prize for staff: £75
  • 1st prize for students: £75

Category 3: Adolescents, women, newborns, and children

Show us the School in action working to improve the health of women, adolescents, newborns, and children worldwide.

  • 1st prize for staff or students: £75 & a star place in the MARCH Centre report

Here are some previous competition winners and other top photos to help inspire you:

Competition rules

– All entries must be sent to
– All photos including identifiable individuals must be accompanied by a consent form completed by the subject or by their parent or guardian if under 16 years of age (full guidelines available on the intranet):

– Staff and students may enter up to three photos per category. All photos should be clearly labelled to indicate the category they are being entered for.
– Each category will be judged by a panel and winners will be notified by Friday 1st September.
– Please provide a caption/description for each photo (maximum 30 words) which may be included in print and digital publications and on social media. The caption may be edited.
– Entries must be available in high resolution (300dpi) and full colour (no black & white and no filters).
– Entries will be judged on originality, quality, composition and appropriateness to the theme.
– Entries may appear on the School’s photo library, Assetbank, which is accessible to School staff and students.
– Entries may be used for promotional purposes e.g. School website, prospectus and other publications, social media platforms, exhibitions, postcards etc.
– Copyright – by entering the competition, competitors warrant that they own the copyright in their photograph and they give consent to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to store the image and reproduce it in any School-related publication or medium.

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