#SFStateAbroad Instagram Photo Contest

SF State students participating in an SF State Abroad program (SF State Exchange, SF State Flagship, or IP) may submit their photos on Instagram using #SFStateAbroad. The semester winners will be selected from the nominees of the monthly themes throughout the semester. Follow us on Instagram to see all the amazing photos! The #SFStateAbroad Photo Contest for spring 2018 is closed.

Contest Themes:

  • University Abroad (campus life, housing, activities)
  • SF State Clothing Abroad
  • You and Friends Abroad
  • Being a Tourist (both in your host town/city and country as well as travels abroad)

Be sure to consider contest themes and any special month'y focuses.

Spring semester contest closed on April 30th. The winner will be emailed directly. She/he must claim their prize within 4 months or forfeit it.

Spring 2018 Semester Photo Contest!

Congratulations to Cameron for being our spring 2018 photo contest winner!

We also like this picture of Cameron being a tourist.

January 2017

Cameron Freeman in Madrid, Spain

Cameron Freeman in Madrid, Spain is our monthly pick for January 2018.

We also like this picture of Cameron being a tourist.

February 2018

Aimee Rendon who is studying abroad at RMIT, is our February pick for music with her photo of her at the largest music festival in Australia.

Tiffany Laton and her new group of life long friends in Norway.

Cameron Freeman in Morocco on camels with friends, being a tourist.

March 2018

Jonny Ogata, who is studying in Melbourne, on an adventure in Australia!

He also takes time to admire the flowers in Australia, which was the theme for March.

Australian flowers

Jonny also found lovely flowers with the Australian skyline.

Tiffany Laton making a new friend in Norway.

April 2018

Trisha is our pick for her photo of the Louvre for historical landmarks.

Cameron Freeman in the desert of Morocco (being a tourist).

Cameron Freeman as a Pharaoh in Morocco (being a tourist).


Fall 2017 Semester Photo Contest!

Eleanor Ehler is our Fall 2017 semester winner with her photo hiking in Mexico.

September 2017

Ethena's photo is monthly pick for her "Learn! 'Without Knowledge the People Perish'"

October 2017

The theme for the month is food!

Cameron Freeman is our favorite for October's theme of Food Abroad with his Spanish Empanadas from Madrid.

Eleanor Ehlert is our second monthly pick for her hike with friends in Mexico.

November 2017

The theme for the month is nature!

Amanda Peralta is our favoriate for November's theme of Natural Beauty Abroad with her photo of the changing season in Vienna

Additionally, Amanada is also our pick for the catagory of being a tourist abroad for trip to Galway.

For the catagory of "You and Friends Abroad," shout out to Darian Gemora for his photo in Spain.

December/early January 2017

Student on the Great Wall

Skye on the Great Wall, we are enjoying her being a tourist.

Australia Votes Yes, happy crowd

Blythe in the country when "Australia Said Yes!"

Swinburne university sign

Melissa is showcasing her school, Swinburne University of Technology, great picture of university life abroad.

Amanda and mother in front of the Louvre in Paris

Amanda in Paris at the Musée du Louvre


Check out previous semesters' favorites and semester winners:

Spring 2017

Fall 2016