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Off-Campus Study & Exchanges

Photo Contest Winners - 2016

Off-Campus Study & Exchanges is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 OCSE Photo Contest. OCSE received hundreds of photos from students that studied off-campus during the 2015-16 academic year. Photos were submitted in one of four categories: My City, My Host Culture, My Sefl(ie), or My Studies. Student Experience and Sense of Place. A first-place winner was selected for each category. A Best of Show award was also given for the best overall photo. Representatives chosen by the office of Off-Campus Study & Exchanges served as the judging committee for the contest. 

Best in Show 

Brown Coes in Liechtenstein Do Not Make Chocolate Milk

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Best in show 2016

Submitted by: Manuela Tauscher, who studies abroad on IES Frieburg, Germany: Environmental Studies and Sustainability in spring 2016.

My Self(ie)

Meeting the Locals

Venice, Italy

My Selfie 2016

Submitted by: Brian Temple who studies abroad on API Florence in Fall 2015 and IFSA-Butler Melbourne in Spring 2016


My City


Florence, Italy

  My city 2016

Submitted by: Chloe Silversmith who studies abroad on API Florence.


My Host Culture

Learning to Weave

Tocoli, Lake Titicaca, Boliva

my host culture

Submitted by: Lisa Moran who studies abroad on SIT Bolivia: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change. 


My Studies

Seagrass Capstone

Langebaan Lagoon, West Coast National Park, South Africa

my studies 2016

Submitted by: Damaris Chenoweth who studies abroad on OTS South Africa in Spring 2016.

Thank you to ALL who entered. It was such fun seeing all of your photos and getting a glimpse into your time abroad. Here are a few more of our favorites:

Yuan Ming Yuan - Katie Amo - Beijing, ChinaLoch Ard Gorge - Elizabeth Streeter - Melbourne, AustraliaEmily Manges - Brugges, BelguimSunrise at the Little Mermaid - Sarah Hoenig - Copenhagen, DenmarkCoup du Monde - Rebecca Katz - Paris, FranceNeuschwanstein Castle - Lauren Mamuszka - Schwangau, GermanyJackie Avellar - Galway, IrelandThe Island of Lace - Alexa Danoff - Burano, ItalyTypical Mongolia - Juliana O'Brien Golden Canal - Manuela tauscher - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsLa Krathong Latern Festival - Alicia Pierce, Chiang Mai, ThailandLounging Cat - Sarah Aftergood - Istanbul, TurkeyWallaby Selfie - Glenibel Cruz - Cairns, AustraliaPeak of Mountain Region on Sound of Music Tour - Margaret Salzburg - AustriaSophie and Falafel - Rebecca Katz - London, EnglandSpring Break in Nice - Sarah Dean - Nice, FranceOver the Edge - Lauren Mamuszka - IrelandOn Top of Mount Doom - Andy Ringer - Tongorido, New ZealandLife is for living - Maddy Kemp - Huillcapata, PeruPresent Meets Past - Jon Schultz - Seoul, South Korea