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10 Sep 2018

IPO Instagram Photo Contest 2018

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With the launch of the new theme “LEADING WITHOUT BOUNDARIES”, Interdisciplinary Programs Office, IPO, organises the Instagram Photo Contest.  We believe that youngster should break through traditional boundaries to pursue their dreams, and IPO, as an education pioneer, will provide tremendous support to our students to achieve their goals. There should be no limitations in learning, experiencing and exploring. Through this photo contest, we encourage everyone to explore and share “without boundaries” happy moments in daily life!

Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO), HKUST

The contest is open to the public. Feel free to share with your family and friends!


Submission Due:
10 October, 2018 at 23:59

How to Participate:
i.  Follow IPO’s Instagram account (@hkust.ipo)
ii. Post a photo with hashtags #withoutboundaries and #hkustipo
iii. Direct us the original photo with caption, your full name and a screen-capture of that post

Selection Criteria:
40% Relevancy to IPO and Contest Theme
30% Skills & Composition
30% Creativity & Uniqueness

3 winners each will be awarded with a Fujifilm Instax mini series camera and a pack of Instax Film.

Highlight on Collaterals:

  • No restriction on shooting devices. (Smartphone, DSLR, drone and etc are accepted)
  • The contest is open to the public. Share with your friends!
  • For more details, please refer to IPO website
  • 有關比賽中文版詳情,請到香港科技大學跨學科課程事務處網頁

Rules & Regulation:

  1. The contest is open to the public. Non-HKUST students are also eligible to join.
  2. Instagram account of entrant can be public or private.
  3. IPO will send a confirmation message to successful entrants via Instagram.
  4. There is no limitation on the number of entries submitted.
  5. Each entrant can only receive one prize at most.
  6. Prizes will not be awarded to current IPO staff and faculty members.
  7. There is no restriction on shooting devices. (Smartphone, DSLR, drone and etc are accepted)
  8. There is no restriction on pictures’ composition, aspect ratio and choice of colour/B&W photography.
  9. Photo editing and filter application are allowed.
  10. All entries must have accurate #hashtags. The captions should be written in English and/or Chinese.  There is no word limit.
  11. A picture can only be entered once. Pictures submitted more than once will be disqualified.
  12. Pictures previously published are also eligible.
  13. Submitted pictures must be original. The entrant must be the copyright holder to submit the picture(s). Entrant should be responsible for the portrait rights of his/her entry.
  14. Entrant represents and warrants that submission of the pictures does not breach any law. He/she will hold the IPO harmless of any claims from third parties related hereto.
  15. Result will be announced via IPO’s Instagram, Facebook and website on or before 17 October, 2018. Winners will be contacted through Instagram direct message.
  16. Entrant grants IPO the right to use all submitted entries for future promotional use in all media.
  17. In case of any disputes, IPO’s decision shall be final.
  18. For any enquiries, please email contactipo@ust.hk.

IPO INSTAGRAM 攝影比賽2018比賽詳情 

香港科技大學跨學科課程事務處(IPO)為響應新學年主題 – “LEADING WITHOUT BOUNDARIES”, 現於Instagram平台舉辦公眾攝影比賽。我們相信年青人應該勇於突破傳統框框去追尋夢想,而IPO作為教育先驅,將全力支持我們的學生達成他們的理想。。我們相信學習、體驗、探索均無界限。透過是次比賽,我們鼓勵大家發掘及欣賞日常生活中「無界限」的開心時刻!

香港科技大學跨學科課程事務處 (IPO)



2018年10月10日 23時59分 (香港時間)

i.  追蹤IPO的Instagram帳戶 (@hkust.ipo)
ii. 分享參賽相片並標註 #withoutboundaries 及 #hkustipo
iii. 以 Instagram Direct,把相片原檔連內文、參賽者姓名及分享版面的截圖傳送至IPO帳戶 (@hkust.ipo)

40% 切合IPO及是次比賽的主題內容
30% 攝影技巧及構圖
30% 創意及獨特性


得獎者(三名)將會獲得Fujifilm Instax mini 系列即影即有相機一部及即影即有相紙一盒


  1. 是次比賽歡迎公眾報名,非香港科技大學學生的市民均可參加。
  2. 參賽者的Instagram 帳戶私隱設定不限,公開或私人均可。
  3. 主辦單位將於比賽期內以Instagram發出確認訊息通知成功遞交作品的參賽者。
  4. 每位參賽者的提交作品次數不設上限。
  5. 每位參賽者最多只能獲取一份獎項。
  6. 獎項將不會頒予香港科技大學跨學科課程事務處現任員工及教職員。
  7. 參賽作品的拍攝器材不設限 (手機、數碼相機、航拍機等均可)
  8. 參賽作品的構圖、比例及顏色運用不設限。
  9. 參賽者可進行照片編輯、加設濾鏡效果等後期修飾。
  10. 參賽作品需附有正確的標註及加上中文或英文文字說明,字數不限。
  11. 每份參賽作品只能提交一次,重覆提交之作品會被取消參賽資格。
  12. 參賽者可以提交曾公開發表的照片為參賽作品。
  13. 參賽作品必須為參賽者的個人原創作品。參賽者必須為照片之版權持有人,並確保擁有照片人物之有關肖像權。
  14. 參賽作品內容如觸犯法例,參賽者須自負權責,所有責任與主辦單位無關。
  15. 比賽結果將於2018年10月17日前透過跨學科課程事務處之Instagram、 Facebook及網頁公佈。主辦單位會以Instagram 訊息通知得獎者有關得獎安排。
  16. 主辦單位有權保留所有遞交作品於不同媒體作日後宣傳之用。
  17. 香港科技大學跨學科課程事務處保留所有最終決策權利。
  18. 如有任何查詢,請電郵至 contactipo@ust.hk。
  19. 比賽細則以中文及英文編寫,如有任何闡釋上的歧異,一概以英文版本為準。