Participants must develop a three-minute video in English on a theme nominated by the partner university in Australia
Bangladesh school students in grades 9-12 with outstanding English language, analytical and video production skills have been invited to participate in the Study Australia Video Competition.
The competition is being organized by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Government of Australia. It is open to students of grade 9-12 in schools across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, according to a press release.
The Study Australia Video Competition will run from September 21 to November 23.
The competition involves the production of short videos by students around the themes of future of work, impact of Covid-19 on the ecology of wildlife, building circular cities, designing an innovative solution that improves mental health for people facing increased stress as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and how the community can benefit from the innovative ideas of young entrepreneurs.
Background information about the themes developed by the participating Australian universities and details of the competition are available on the competition website (www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/India).
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, University of Queensland Australia, University of Sydney, University of Western Australia and University of Wollongong Australia, Allianz, NIB Health Funds and Synapse Medical Services.
Stuart Rees, trade commissioner (South Asia) at the 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, recognized 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.”