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Sustainability Challenge Photography Competition 2022

Enter our Sustainability Challenge Photography Competition to raise awareness of an issue that’s important to you and be in with the chance to win up to £30. The competition is open to all students at City College Plymouth. If you haven’t already, start researching and get to grips with sustainability issues.

The deadline to submit entries is Friday, 25 March 2022.


How to enter

Choose a topic – a sustainability issue that’s important to you.
Take your photograph – use a phone, tablet, analogue camera, digital camera or anything else you can think of.
Edit your photo – if you want to, or you can just leave it as it is.
Write up 100 words and give your photo a title – describe the issue and any action you have taken to address it.
Submit everything – e-mail your photo (or a link to your photo) and your 100 words to with the subject line Sustainability Challenge Photo Competition. Make sure to include your name, student number and the title of the photo in the e-mail.


  • Entries must be submitted by midnight Friday, 25 March 2022.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Image entered must be the property of the person entering it in the competition.
  • You must have informed consent from any people in photos.
  • No photos of under-18s.


  • First place: £30
  • Second place £20
  • Third place: £10

Finalists will receive Love2Shop vouchers.

Shortlisted photos will be put to an online vote from Monday 25 to Friday 29 April 2022. Please be aware that by entering this competition you give City College Plymouth permission to use your photo online and on social media. We will also need to use your name on social media if you are shortlisted. Please state this in your entry if we cannot do this for safeguarding reasons.

You can cast your vote for your favourite photos through two different ways:

Monday 25 to Friday 29 April 2022
Simply ‘like’ your favourite photo on City College Plymouth’s Facebook page.

Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Choose your favourite photo in our Instagram story poll for one day only!

Winners will be announced on Tuesday 3 May, and displayed on TV screens around the site.