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UK-China Student Dialogue Competition

28 Nov 2018


The Manchester China Institute (MCI), in partnership with Creative Manchester, launches the first UK-China video competition at the University of Manchester.

The competition which is themed around ‘Friendship across cultures – UK & China', launched Saturday 17th November in conjunction with International Students day with the aim to celebrate how multicultural and welcoming Manchester is. The competition will run until Tuesday 11th December 2018 on Twitter and Instagram.

The University of Manchester continues to be the proud home of thousands of international students and a vibrant international community of young minds, boasting the largest Chinese student community in Europe.

How to enter

To enter the competition all you need to do is to produce a video up to two minutes in length and post to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #studentdialogue2018


You need to be a student at the University of Manchester. Each video should feature at least one Chinese and one non-Chinese student and can only accept one video per social media account.

The video can take any form but it should clearly refer to the theme of Friendship across cultures – UK & China.

A judging panel will review all entries and will consider the following:

1- Imagination

2- Creativity

3- Innovation

There will be a number of prizes on offer including special category prizes, with the main prizes consisting of Amazon vouchers.

A judging panel will review all entries and there will be a number of prizes on offer.


The winners will be announced by 5 pm on 12th December 2018.

An award ceremony will be held on the morning of Thursday 13th December 2018.

For further details, judges and full entry criteria see the Manchester China Institute website.

Good luck!