Photography Competition

FE Week & me student photography competition 2017 – ENTER NOW


FE Week has once again teamed up with NCFE to find stunning pictures that portray learning in the FE and skills sector, through the eyes of students.

In 2016,  after over 500 submissions, FE Week and competition sponsors NCFE, whittled down the photography students’ entries to the competition down to 10 finalists. You can view last year’s finalists by downloading our finalists PDF – click here

This year there are two categories of entry: photography student and non-photography student.

This year’s prizes will consist of:

Category – Photography student – Nikon D5500  and work shadowing placement with a professional photographer.

Category – Non-photography student – Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

The deadline for the annual FE Week and Me student photography competition, in partnership with NCFE  is Jan 6, 2017 at 17:00.

How to enter…

Brief: entrant’s photos need to portray learning in the FE and skills sector, through the eyes of students.. Photos can be taken on any type of digital photography kit. It is as simple as that!

To enter the competition students need to email their entry along with no more than a 100 word description of their photo and why they’ve chosen this shot to no later than January 6, 2017. Entries received later than this date will not be reviewed or considered for short listing.

Entrants need to provide the following information when submitting their photo:


Category entering: photography student or non-photography student

Course studying

College or Learning provider

Email address

Mobile telephone number

Photo description (100 words max.)

Any entries with missing details will not be considered.

Shortlisted entries will be announced on January 20 2017.

Online voting will commence on January 20 2017. 

Voting will close at 17:00 on February 1 2017.

The winner will be announced on February 3 2017.


last years winners:


Photography Opportunity

An amazing opportunity for all our Photography students! please let us know if you enter, we love to know when you get involved.

Do you have a keen eye for photography?  If so, then enter AoC’s Student Photographer of the Year competition.

This year’s theme is ‘How colleges change lives’.

Show how much this means to you so we can see your expression and emotion in the photograph.  Do this through your use of composition, techniques, light and colour, direction of light, depth of field or leading lines.

The competition is open to all AoC member college photography students.


The prizes to be won this year are: 1st Prize – SLR camera | 2nd Prize – £200 | 3rd Prize – £100

Closing date:  Friday 7 October 2016. Finalists will be notified shortly after the closing date.