The University of Iceland has set itself environmental and sustainability goals. The University of Iceland in collaboration with Gaia have organized a photo contest for students and staff at the University of Iceland.
The theme of the contest will be ‘How can I contribute, as an individual, to the development of a sustainable society within the university, my private life or in a wider context?’
1st price: 125.000 ISK gift certificate at the bicycle store Örnin
2nd price: 75.000 ISK gift certificate at the athletic store Markið
3rd price: 50.000 ISK gift certificate at the outdoors equipment store Fjallakofin
Furthermore, prizes will be given to the best photograph in the category „Sustainability in Cities“, which is the theme of Green Days this year, and to the most popular photo on Facebook. Gaia will announce the prizes in the upcoming weeks, make sure to check the webpage for more updates.
The competition will take place between the 4th and 18th of March and the winners will be announced at the opening ceremony of Green Days on April the 1st.
The winners will be selected based on the content of the photograph i.e. how it reflects sustainability and environmental awareness, as well as its originality and quality from a technical perspective.
The members of the photo contest jury are:
Ólafur Páll Jónsson, chairman of the sustainability and environment committee
Kristinn Ingvarsson, photographer
Louise Emslie, member of the student association Gaia