Social Justice Photography Competition 2020 winners announced
12 May 2020
Voting has ended and the results are in
The competition asked students to submit a photo and caption highlighting an issue of social justice that matters to them.
The shortlist of five photos went to a vote on Instagram and Facebook. Despite being unable to hold a physical exhibition, 5,960 votes were collected from staff, students, and the public, so a huge thanks goes to all of you who took part and helped to make the competition a success.
The Grand Prize of £400 has been awarded to Marie Guest from the School of Social Sciences for her photo ‘Stand by Me, I’ll Stand by You.’ (shown above).
- Grand Prize - £400 – ‘Stand by Me, I’ll Stand by You’ by Marie Guest, School of Social Sciences
- Second Place - £200 – ‘A Plastic Refuge’ by Adil Ahmed, School of Natural Sciences
- Third Place - £100 – ‘Splendour at a Cost’ by Kashif Sohail. School of Engineering
- Runner Up – ‘Coronaracism’ by Muhammad Zakwan Bin Haji Mohtadza, School of Engineering
- Runner Up – ‘Beggars to Choosers’ by Sajid Ali, School of Health Sciences
The competition promotes the Social Justice Challenge, an online activity for second year undergraduates, which covers a range of topics such as homelessness and mental health, through to higher education. Students have until Friday, 12 June to complete the Social Justice Challenge.
Note: all images were taken either before or in line with current social distancing regulations.