Photo Competition – “My Green PolyU”

Photo Competition – “My Green PolyU”
An Event of PolyU Environmental Week 2012 

What is the competition all about ? 
Situated in the busy town centre, PolyU has been making every effort to adopt environmentally friendly practices, establish green built environment and promote a green living style on campus. Greeneries are everywhere on this lovely campus The Health, Safety & Environment Office (HSEO) is running a photo competition with the theme “My Green PolyU” and looks for photos that portray the green features, beauty of nature and its biodiversity in PolyU.

Send us your photos !
This photo competition is open to all full-time and part-time students / staff of PolyU and is divided into two categories, i.e. the student and staff category. Send us your photos to HSEO and shortlisted photos will be displayed on PolyU’s facebook during the Environmental Week 2012. Winners of the competition will have some fantastic prizes.  


·         Each photo must be submitted via email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to HSEO along with the following information : (1) Name of Student or Staff; (2) Student or Staff ID No.; (3) Name of Department; and (4) a short photo description.
·         Photos should be sent within the period from 1 to 20 March 2012.
·         The photos must be original without any post-processing.
·         The photos must not infringe any copyright, trademark, property rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party. 
·         A maximum of three photos can be submitted by one person.
·         The size of each photo submitted should not be greater than 5 MB and should be in jpg format. 
·         The file for each photo submitted should be named according to the following nomenclature : (1) Category Number (i.e. 1 for Student Category and 2 for Staff Category); (2) Student or Staff ID No.; and (3) Number of Photo (for persons with more than one photo submitted). Category Number_ID Number_Photo Number.jpg 

Examples : 
1_10123456D_1.jpg (the first photo submitted by a student, having a Student ID numbered 10123456D, with more than one photo submitted)
2_123456.jpg (the only one photo submitted by a staff having a Staff ID numbered 123456)

·         The organizer reserves the right to disqualify anyone who, in its opinion, has tampered with or disrupted the entry process or operation of this contest or violated the rules.
·         The organizer will retain all photos submitted, and has the right to use the photos in PolyU’s publication. 
·         The winners will be notified by email. 

Criteria for JudgingThe judging panel comprises relevant staff of PolyU and professional photographers. They will judge according to the following criteria :
·         Relevance 
·         Composition 
·         Technique 
·         Creativity 

·         There will be three prizes for each category.
·         Prizes for winners of student category - bookshop cash coupons : HK$800 (champion); HK$500 (first runner-up) ; and HK$300 (second runner-up)
·         Prizes for winners of staff category - a leather personal organizer and an elegant ballpoint pen (champion); a leather personal organizer (first runner-up); and an elegant ballpoint pen (second runner-up)
·         In addition, each winner will also be presented with a certificate.   


Shortlisted photos will be displayed on the PolyU’s facebook during the Environmental Week 2012 from 26 to 30 March 2012.   

Enquiry For any queries about this photo competition, please feel free to call HSEO at 34008391.