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ATU Wins the 2017 Phocos Grand Prize


ATU Wins the 2017 Phocos Grand Prize

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The 2017 Grand Prize of the PhOCOS International Photography Competition was awarded to ATU student team. In this competition, more than 60 universities from all over the world participated.

The PHOCOS International Photography Contest, held every year by the Silk-Road Universities Network (SUN), was convened this year on the subject of "The Roads: a Person, Culture, History and Scenes on the Silk Road". In this event, students and staff from more than 60 universities from 25 different countries competed, including students and staff from ATU, Isfahan University, and Imam Khomeini University of Qazvin.

In this competition, a photo by Mr Aliasghar Heydari, officer for international memorandums of understandings and agreement in ATU, won the grand prize. Moreover, Maryam Bolouri's photo was elected among the 4th-level photos of this event. The winners will receive their prizes on the 10th of November 2017, at the opening ceremony of the Third Annual Summit of the SUN Presidents / Rectors and the photos will be showcased in the Vietnam University of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Photo by Aliasghar Heydari
Grand (1st) Prize, Photo by Aliasghar Heydari

Photo by Maryam Bolouri
Fourth Prize, Photo by Maryam Bolouri

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