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Chat to us at one of the exhibitions listed below for your chance to win a University Starter Kit worth £1000

Speak to us for your chance to win a £1000 University Starter Kit

Speak to us at any of the following University exhibitions we are attending this year to find out more about the prize and to enter the competition:

  • UCAS Exhibitions
  • What Uni Live Exhibitions
  • UK Uni Search Exhibitions
  • National School and College Leaver Show

The winner will be contacted via email after the final event and will win a University Starter Kit worth £1000. The kit will include most of the essential items needed to live at university and help you in your studies.

Terms and conditions


The promoter is: University of Portsmouth whose registered office is at University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2UP.


The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom except employees of the promoter including any third parties and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.


One winner will be selected at random within 14 days of the competition closing.


There is no entry fee and no purchase of any goods or services is necessary to enter this competition.


By entering this competition, the entrant indicates his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.


Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.


Closing date for entry is 11.59pm on Wednesday 1 July 2020.


No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.


The rules of the competition and route to entry are as follows:

  • Entrants must talk to members of staff or student ambassadors at any of the big recruitment events we will be attending and provide their contact details to be eligible to participate in the prize draw. This includes Exhibitions from the following external companies:
  • UCAS
  • What Uni Live
  • UK Uni Search
  • National School and College Leaver Show


The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control.


Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.


The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.


The prize is one University Starter Kit worth £1,000. The composition of the starter kit will be determined by the University as its sole discretion.


The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prize is not transferable. The prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value.


Winners will be chosen at random by software from all entries received and verified by the promoter and/or its agents.


The winner will be notified within twelve days of the competition’s closing date. The promoter will contact the winners through the email address they provided to book onto the event.


If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within seven days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.


The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected/is delivered.


The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.


The winner agrees to the use of his/her name in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.


The winner’s name will be available 28 days after each competitions closing date by writing to the following address: University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2UP.


The University does not accept responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with UCAS, What Uni Live, UK Uni Search or the National School and College Leaver Show.


You are providing your information only to University of Portsmouth and not to any other party.


The University reserves the right to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the competition.

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