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Photography & Poetry Competition

LogoTo celebrate our diversity, as part of the Fusion Festival, the University holds a Photography and Poetry competition for students and staff of Southern Cross University and students and staff of TAFE and the Senior College at Coffs Harbour campus.

This year, photographs and poems submitted relate to the competition's theme "Colours of Humanity" and will be displayed in the Library at Lismore, Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour campuses and on the Flickr website.

Entries for the competition closed on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Competition winners will be announced on Monday 4 September 2017 during the opening of the Fusion Festival at the Learning Centre at the Lismore Campus.

View entries to this year's photography and poetry competition on the Flickr web-site.

Competition Prize Winners


  • 1st Place - Mahmudur Rahman for "Humans are for Humanity" $100.00 CO-OP Voucher
  • 2nd Place - Ronny Susanto for "The Colour of Humanity, Timor Leste" $75.00 CO-OP Voucher
  • 3rd Place - Rod Evans for "Arch of Fire" $50.00 CO-OP Voucher


  • 1st Place - Debrah Turnbull for "Shades of Life" $100.00 CO-OP Voucher
  • 2nd Place - Mariliis Moelder for "An Alternative Haiku" $75.00 CO-OP Voucher
  • 3rd Place - Andrew Spencer for "Humanity Rainbow" $50.00 CO-OP Voucher

Prizes proudly sponsored by the Equity & Diversity Office and CO-OP

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