The theme for 2016 competition was 'How collleges change lives'. The results for the award are:
Winner - Edward Thomas from Newcastle under Lyme College
2nd prize - Eva Edwards from Newcastle College
3rd prize - Chloe Cox from Weston College
Many thanks to this year's Student Photographer of the Year award sponsor - NOCN.
The competition was judged by Michael Pritchard, Director General of Royal Photographic Society.