The International Student Awards 2011 is an exciting competition that celebrates the achievements of international students and their contributions to life in the UK.
The Awards are run by the British Council, the UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations.
Entry is simple: all you have to do is write a letter 'home' telling a family member, teacher or friend about your time in the UK, and how it has challenged and excited you.
A panel of judges – NUS representatives, education professionals and British Council colleagues – will choose the best letters to become shining examples of UK life for future international students.
To enter the International Student Awards 2011, entrants must fulfil all of the following requirements:
Shine! is not open to members of the British Council or their families, expatriate UK citizens and their children, including dependants of the British Armed Forces.
Entrants should be currently enrolled on a course of study at one of the following:
This competition is entirely web based so you can enter online. The deadline for entries is 19 January 2011.
For further information about the Shine! International Student Awards or to submit your letter, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact the Shine! team at the British Council on firstname.lastname@example.org.