something to declare: Travel writing competition

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Students, tell the world how about your travel this summer, and win a trip to Sydney. The 1995 Student Travel Writing competition is under way. Simpy write a pacy page or two - no more than 500 words - on a single incident in your travels this summer, on the subject "A misunderstanding". Entries should be sent to Student Travel Writing Competition, The Independent, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL by 14 October 1995. Usual Newspaper Publishing plc rules apply. Entrants must be full-time students, aged under 25 on 1 September 1995 and enrolled at UK universities or colleges. Entries must be original and must not have been published elsewhere.

The prizes:

1st: Campus Travel will provide the winner with two tickets to Sydney. The winner will be equipped with the new edition of the Rough Guide to Australia, to be published in October.

2nd: Campus Travel will provide two Young Europe Special air passes, each with four coupons, for use next summer. These allow extensive travel on the Lufthansa network within Europe and beyond. The runner-up also gets the forthcoming updated Rough Guide to Prague.

3rd: Ten prizes of the new Rough Guide to Venice, published in November.