UFIC Global Culture Photo Contest 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Global Culture Photo Contest Winners! The UF International Center held the 13th annual Global Culture Photography Contest and judges awarded a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each of three categories: Study Abroad & Service Learning Students; International Students, Scholars & Employees; and Faculty, Staff and Alumni. This contest encourages UF stakeholders to think and act globally. Photo entries portray a global theme which supports and enhances the University’s ability to pursue and develop international activities.

Please check back with us in August 2017 for deadlines and information and how to participate next year. For more information please contact Mabel Cardec at mcardec@ufic.ufl.edu

To see a larger version of the photo, click on one of the pictures.

Study Abroad & Service Learning Students


1st Place
Full Bloom
by Robert Sato
(Tokyo, Japan)


2nd Place
A Faucet and a Child
by Alan Alvarez de Sotomayor
(Baños, Ecuador)


3rd Place
Afghanistan’s Fight
by Andrea Paulina Cornejo
(Berlin, Germany)

International Students, Scholars & Employees


1st Place
Fireworks in Disney
by Jiantao Shen
(Walt Disney World, Florida, U.S.A)


2nd Place
Being Accompanied
by Ling Fan
(New York City, New York, U.S.A.)


3rd Place
Sunrise above Bryce Canyon
by Tianyuan Xiao
(Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, U.S.A.)

Faculty, Staff & Alumni


1st Place
Maasai
by Elizabeth Wood
(Maasai Mara, Kenya)


2nd Place
Mid-Morning Nosh
by Tyler Standifer
(Suzhou, China)


3rd Place
Eliassen Rorbuer
by Ryan Jones
(Hamnøy, Lofoten, Norway)