UQ Digital Storytelling Competition

Have you got a story to tell?

Is there something you’re passionate about in your community; someone you think deserves recognition; or are you concerned about a more global issue?

Queensland high school students in years 10, 11 and 12 are invited to become student journalists and tell the stories that matter to them.

Congratulations to our winners

Video Winner – Connor, Northside Christian College

Video runner up – Brooke, Sheldon College

News Story winner – Lucy, Stuartholme School

News Story runner up – Cassandra, Ormiston College


Prizes! Prizes! Prizes! 

A winner and runner up will be announced for each category.

Each winner will receive an iPhone 12 and UQ prize pack. Each runner up will receive a $250 JB Hi-Fi gift card and UQ prize pack.

Entries open: Monday 22 March 2021

Entries close: Sunday 20 June 2021

The UQ Digital Storytelling winners will be announced on Friday 9 July 2021.

Australia's first journalism program

2021 marks 100 years since The University of Queensland (UQ) first began teaching journalism. The first program of its kind in Australia, UQ journalism has produced outstanding graduates who have helped to shape the national media landscape.  To celebrate this significant milestone the School of Communication and Arts will be celebrating the rich history of UQ journalism throughout 2021.