#loveUCL Instagram competition 2018–19
UCL students can enter our monthly Instagram competition – to be in with the chance of winning a £25 Amazon voucher – by tagging your photos of life at UCL with #loveucl.
At the end of the year, all the winners of the monthly competition will be in with a chance to win 'photo of the year' and a £100 Amazon voucher.
Each month, a winning photo will be featured on our Instagram page, myUCL, and on the UCL Facebook page.
We’re looking for photos that:
- capture the dynamism of life at UCL
- contain original and interesting subject matter
- demonstrate strong composition.
The 2018/19 competition starts at the beginning of first term and the winner will be announced on the last Friday of every month, starting in October.
2017–18 monthly winning entries:
'Photo of the year'
At the end of the academic year, the winner of each month will be entered into our ‘photo of the year’ competition, in a public vote held on Instagram and Facebook.
The winner of ‘photo of the year’ will get a £100 Amazon voucher, and the 2nd and 3rd place runners up will get a £50 and £25 Amazon voucher respectively.
By entering this competition you agree to the rules above, as well as the following full terms and conditions.
The #loveucl competition is entering its 5th year – here are our 2014–2017 winners:
With more than 40% of the 1,652 votes cast on Facebook and Instagram, Shamita Yasna (UCL School of Management) is our #loveUCL Instagram competition 2016–17 winner, with a perfectly framed shot taken in the Main Library.
“UCL has been an amazing part of my journey and to be able to capture such a moment in a frame gives me so much pleasure,” said Shamita. “I only wish I could present more stories like this so others would understand how much this university offers. I’ve loved every moment of being here.”
Our second and third-placed runners-up are Isabelle Arusilor (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture), with a fantastic shot of a sunset in the Main Quad, and Mehmet Davrandi (UCL Eastman Dental Institute), with a stunning composition featuring bacteria growth on an agar plate. They win a £50 and £25 Amazon voucher prize respectively.
We’d like to thank all of our students for their submissions – and stay tuned for more competitions coming soon!
#loveUCL 2016–17 monthly winners:
After an incredibly close vote, Ankit Bhatt (UCL Population Health Sciences) is our #loveUCL Instagram competition 2015–16 winner, polling the most cumulative votes on Facebook and Instagram with a stunning shot taken in the Bloomsbury Theatre – congratulations, Ankit!
#loveUCL 2015–16 weekly winners:
Over 2014/15 received almost 2,000 entries in total, ranging from stunning shots of UCL’s iconic buildings to images featuring events and activities taking place around campus.
Our eight monthly winning images were then put forward for a vote to be named UCL’s ‘photo of the year’, and its owner the recipient of a £100 Amazon voucher.
With roughly 30% of the 1,000 votes cast on Facebook and Instagram, Shafiq Azid (Language Sciences MSc) is this year’s overall winner with his striking shot of the Grant Museum of Zoology’s Micrarium.
View all #loveUCL 'photo of the month' shortlisted images in the carousel below. For full-size images please see the 2014-15 gallery on our Instagram channel.