​Students Contests

Parwaaz, the 1st Congress of Student Experience at the Aga Khan University, is dedicated to empowering students to act as catalysts of change – starting with their own university. We invite you to participate in four creative contests, each relevant to the theme of student experience*, so that your message may reach out to us in way​s most unique to you.

*The theme of Student Experience pertains to areas of Teaching and Learning; Gender Equity and Campus Life.

Contest Categories:​

  • Short story

  • Photography 

  • Short film

  • Spoken word (only submit y​​our details to us; your performance will be staged and judged live on the last day of the Congress)

We are open for submis​sions, starting now through November 15th, 2018. We'll be making decisions on a rolling basis, so hurry up, make your pick and get those creative juices flowing!

Please note that the contests are only open to students

Upon confirmation of your registration and submission, each participant will receive a confirmation e-mail. All correspondence shall be done via the e-mail from which the submission was first made, and one primary contact number.​

The top 3 winning submissions, in each category, will be awarded cash prizes. A popular choice award would also be granted to the entry that attracts the most audience votes in the categories of photography and short film.​

To participate, please complete the relevant registration form and submit your entry according to the instructions for the appropriate category. Short story and photography submissions must be emailed to parwaaz.contests@gmail.com​. Short films must be couriered or physically handed over to the university at the given address.​