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Australian Government Launches Video Competition for Indian School Students

Develop a short three-minute video in English on a theme nominated by the partner university in Australia and win exciting prizes!
BY BrainGain Magazine Staff Writer |   29-09-2020

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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.  The competition is organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Australian Government. Students in grades 9 to 12 from schools across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are invited to participate.

The Study Australia Video Competition will run from 21 September 2020 to 23 November 2020. Participants will produce short videos 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?

More information about the themes developed by the participating Australian universities are available on the competition website. Schools can nominate a maximum of 20 teams. Each team will select only one theme. A school team will include 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 has 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.”

For more information about the participation at the competition, please the website or e-mail Ms Mahnaaz Khan at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission.



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