Student Video Competition

Women are under-represented in STEM success stories. Let’s change that! 

Create a 3-minute video about the STEM achievements of an Australian woman and share your video for the chance to win $500 for you and $500 for your school!

Students in Years 5 to 10 can enter, either as individuals or as a collaborative team or class. You don’t need any fancy equipment, just a creative vision and a great story. The competition is open to all students, from all Australian schools. Entries need to be submitted by a teacher, parent or carer.

Entries close 11 December with winners to be announced on 15 December 2023.

Award categories and prizes

There will be three prize winners for each of the three categories. Prize winners will receive:

Years 5 – 6: $500 Visa Gift card for student and a $500 Visa Gift card for the school

Years 7 – 8: $500 Visa Gift card for student and a $500 Visa Gift card for the school

Years 9 – 10: $500 Visa Gift card for student and a $500 Visa Gift card for the school

If you have any questions ro require additional support, please email [email protected] 

Entry requirements

1. Videos must focus on the STEM achievements of an Australian woman.

2. Videos must be no longer than 3 minutes (plus 10 seconds for titles and 10 seconds for credits) and no larger than 600 MB.

3. Videos must be submitted as MP4 files.

4. Video submissions can be created by one student, or by a team of students up to a whole school class (25 students).

5. All video content must be students’ own original work.

6. Students must ensure they have copyright approval and permission to share images, audio or video of persons other than themselves.

7. Students must ensure their privacy is protected if they choose to appear in the video.

8. Schools can submit multiple entries.

9. Competition Terms and Conditions must be read and agreed to. 

Judging criteria

Videos will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • Compelling content
  • Creative storytelling
  • Story structure and coherence
  • Entertainment value
  • Overall video quality

Ready to make change for women in STEM? Follow the steps below to get started.

1. Check out our She Did What? resources and explore a diverse range of Australian STEM women.

2. Decide if you’ll enter as an individual or a team.

3. Check out our FAQs to get your questions answered.

4. Explore the Student Resource Powerpoint for tips on how to make amazing videos, watch the sample videos and decide on how you’ll tell her story.

5. Read the Terms and Conditions.

7. Complete the She Did What? entry form.

8. Submit your video entry via WeTransfer.