The International Center is pleased to announce the Global Culture Photo Contest 2023 Winners!

An exhibit featuring this year’s winning photographs will be held at UF Grinter Gallery (located in the Grinter Hall lobby) from November 17, 2023 to January 12, 2024. Please visit this amazing exhibition which is free and open to the public.


Category 1 - Study Abroad & Service Learning Students

  • 1st Place: Eisenbahner in Berlin by Jordyn Chiodo (Berlin, Germany)
  • 2nd Place: Relaxing in the Park by Gabriel Velasquez Neira (Berlin, Germany)
  • 3rd Place: Abracadabra by Ethan Goddard (Berlin, Germany)


Category 2 - International Students, Scholar and Employees

  • 1st Place: Manhattan Bridge by Tianyuan Xiao (New York City, NY, U.S.A.)
  • 2nd Place: Proud Gator by Naveen Thakur (UF Scott Family Hall, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.)
  • 3rd Place: Milky Way Over Half Dome in Yosemite by Tianyuan Xiao (Yosemite Nat’l Park, CA, U.S.A.)


Category 3 - Faculty, Staff and Alumni

  • 1st Place: Friendship by Summer Levinson (Cusco, Peru)
  • 2nd Place: Evening Discussion by Andrew Ogram (Bengaluru, India)
  • 3rd Place: India Rising by Andrew Ogram (Bengaluru, India)