Awarded to the photographer who best captures news events and current affairs on camera, produced since February 2024. The work should either have been published in the student press OR be the work of a full-time student, in which case the work can be unpublished but of publishable quality. This should not be confused with Photographer of the Year.

You must submit three unique photographs for consideration. This year, entries for all photography categories must be submitted via our online application form. Entrants must fill in the relevant details and email their work to ‘’ in a compressed folder. All photographs must be submitted in JPEG format, and any files that are not submitted in this format will not be considered.

You must clearly state in the subject line of the email which photography category you are entering. All photographs must be labeled clearly with the category name plus the photograph number and the entrant’s name.

Submissions open 26th February 2024 and close 7th March 2024.