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OCSE Photo Contest Winners - 2020

Off-Campus Study & Exchanges is pleased to announce the winners and honorable mentions of the 2020 OCSE Photo Contest. OCSE received hundreds of photos from students that studied off-campus during the 2019-20 academic year. Photos were submitted in one of four categories: My City, My Host Culture, My Sefl(ie), or My Return. 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

Kruger National Park, South Africa
Ben Crooke '21, OTS African Ecology & Conservation - South Africa

Best In Show - South Africa


My City

Light of Vatican City
Rome, Italy
Wynn Lee '21, SACI - Florence

My City - Italy


My Self(ie)

Sunset Watch on Headrig
On board the Corwith Cramer, sailing off the coast of Saun Juan, Puerto Rico
Jade Bacherman '22, Williams-Mystic: Maritime Studies Program
My Selfie - Williams-Mystic


My Host Culture

Aarhus, Denmark
Lilas Seno '21, DIS Copenhagen

My Host Culture - Denmark


My Return

The final sunset
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Nicole Barry '21, SIT Samoa: Social and Environmental Change in Oceania

My Return - Samoa


virtual photo gallery

The annual OCSE Photo Contest receives hundreds of photos each year. While we can only choose a few winners, OCSE is continually impressed by the quality and diversity of photos we receive. Please check out this virtual gallery highlighting the honorable mentions and judge's favorites from the 2020 contest.