My Place in Melbourne Competition

The 2017 ‘My Place in Melbourne’ competition was open to international students living and studying in Victoria. They were invited to write or photograph anything that best represented their experience and submit entries for judging.  

Below are the most creative and inspiring entries from each category. Melbourne Writers Festival, in partnership with Study Melbourne, invites you to vote for your favourite entry. The entry with the most votes will receive the People’s Choice award.

Voting closes for People’s Choice at 10am AEST Wednesday, 23 August.

The winners will be announced on stage at Fed Square on Saturday 26 August. Full details of this free session can be found here.

For more information on eligibility, prizes and determination of winners and runners-up, see the full Terms and Conditions here.

Entries by category:

English Language Training Category
Anna Faciejew
Ayako Nagahara
Carla Trigilia
Natthichat Chungkanipaporn
Yasmin Tiemi Narimatsu de Brito Moraes

Vocational Education and Training Category
Felycia Viffany
Hung Hsin Ke

Higher Education Category
Huy Quoc Tran
Jie Min Madeline Moey
Joel Jebamani Murugiah
Kali-Ray Skinner
Michelle Lind Østrup
Suellen Smosinski
Trinh Le

Visual Category
Alekhya Mukhopadhyay
Harriyadi Irawan
Rehnuma Tabassum Sejuty

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