Winners of UQ #SpottheKoala Photo Contest!

22 June 2015

UQ North America is excited to announce their winners for this year’s “Can You #SpottheKoala Photo Contest”!
UQ North America loved seeing the photo entries from University of Queensland Alumni, friends, and UQ exchange students. Spot had the opportunity to travel all over the world and everyone was so happy to see you take him on your adventures. Thank you to everyone who entered the contest and submitted their photos on Instagram.
All photo entries were judged by the UQ North America Office based on the following categories: Best Overall Photo (first place); Best Photography (second place); Best Caption (third place); People’s Choice (fourth place).
Below you can view the winners and a few other notable entries—including two Canadian winners! If you would like to be notified of next year’s #SpottheKoala Photo Contest, please fill out this form.

Congratulations to all of the winners, and thank you for participating!

First Place: Best Overall Photo

1ST PLACE - Best Overall @travelbug09 – Ms Leanna Gruendel UQ Alumna, Exchange (2014)

Second Place: Best Photography

2ND PLACE - Best Photography @deutsch92 – Mr Lukas Hahn UQ Alumnus, Exchange (2014)

Third Place: Best Caption

3RD PLACE - Best Caption @abroadintheworld – Ms Ann Mooney UQ Alumna, Master of Science in Conservation Biology (2008)

Fourth Place: People’s Choice

Hon Mention 3 @234mio – Ms Mio Nakatsuji-Mather UQ Alumna, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering / Bachelor of Arts (2013)

Honorable Mentions

Hon Mention 1 @chanc – Mr Christopher Chan UQ Alumnus, Bachelor of Commerce (1996)/ Bachelor of Laws (1997)
Hon Mention 2 Hon Mention 2Hon Mention 2Hon Mention 2 @omcsurley – Mr Oliver McSurley UQ Alumnus, Study Abroad (2013)

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