Australian Government’s Video Competition for Indian School Students Launched

Indian School students in Grades 9 – 12 with outstanding English language, analytical and video production skills are invited to participate in the Study Australia Video Competition.
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 Study Australia Video Competition will run from 21 September 2020 to 23 November 2020.
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 – www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/India for more details about the competition.
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.
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.
Registration for the competition commenced on Monday, 21 September 2020 and the last date for the submission of competition video entries will be Monday, 23 November 2020.
Mr Stuart Rees, Trade Commissioner – South Asia, Australian Trade and Investment Commission said, “Australia offers a safe, inclusive, supportive environment for international students and is one of the most inspiring places in the world to study. Our education system is ranked among the best, recognised globally for its high quality and for giving international students the opportunity to achieve their ambitions. I invite more students from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to study in Australia and be a part of our world class education system”.

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