Australian Government’s Study Australia Video Competition for Indian School Students is back

In what has become an annual feature for several years now, Australian Trade and Investment Commission, India office has announced launch of this year’s 3-minute Video Competition in association with partner universities from Australia. Registration opened on Sep 21

Develop a short three minute video in English on a theme from five given themes and get nominated by the partner university in Australia.  Students of Grades 9 – 12 with outstanding English language, analytical and video production skills are invited to participate in the Study Australia Video Competition, which has already begun registrations from from September 21. The last dace for submission of competition video entries will be Monday, 23 November 2020.

Organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Australian Government, the competition is open to students in grades 9 to 12 from schools across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.  The competition is sponsored by Macquarie University, The University of Queensland Australia, The University of Sydney, The University of Western Australia and University of Wollongong Australia, Allianz, NIB Health Funds and Synapse Medical Services.

Schools can nominate maximum of 20 teams. Each team can select only one theme with a team composition of two students and one member of the teaching staff.  Each winning team will receive a prize of three Mini Apple iPads (Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB) awarded by the partner Australian university.

Themes of Videos:

The Study Australia Video Competition involves production of short videos by students around the themes of:  

  • Future of Work – What is your dream future job?
  • Where the Wild Things are: How COVID-19 has impacted the ecology of wildlife
  • Building circular cities
  • Lockdown Blues – Design an innovative solution that improves mental health for people facing increased stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic  
  • Responsible young innovators and entrepreneurs – how can the community benefit from your· great ideas?

Background information about the themes developed by the participating Australian universities are available on the competition website. Students can access the competition website – for more details about the competition.