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Social Media Competition Terms and Conditions

Only Undergraduate applicants with an international fee status category are eligible to enter.

Posts valid for entry into the competition must be posted onto the specified social platforms between 10th March 2016 and by Wednesday 31st August 2016

Only social posts including the #journeytoNU will be eligible for entry.

Applicants can enter as many times as they like, by posting social media posts across all of the specified social platforms between the given times.

The International/CRM Marketing Team will pick the best social posts that conform to the T&Cs of the competition and then select the five best posts.

Winners will be contacted after the competition has ended, they will be able to collect their prize upon enrolment onto a programme in September 2016.

Prizes won cannot be altered or exchanged for a cash prize.

Any applicant who posts a social media post that contains any negative or offensive imagery or wording will automatically be removed from the competition and not eligible to win.

Social platforms that applicants are able to use for entry into the competition are Twitter and Facebook. Whilst you can use other platforms to post social comments to your followers about your journey, these will not be considered for the competition.

Northumbria University have the final say in who is eligible to enter and who wins. Northumbria University’s decision is final.

Competitions are not open to employees

Uploading your posts to the social media platforms is not proof that we have seen your entry. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are missed, or which are not seen for any reason when Northumbria University staff are monitoring the social media hashtags to be used in the competition.

The closing date for submissions is 31st August 2016, and Northumbria University reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

If you win, we will notify you by email, or social media, within 72 working hours of the closing date. If you have not accepted your offer of a place at Northumbria and paid a £5,500 deposit by the closing date of the competition, you will forfeit your prize and Northumbria University reserves the right to choose another winner. The judges’ decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

By entering the competition and using your personalised hashtag and the #journeytoNU you are giving Northumbria University permission to use your post, including video and image content, and social media username, in any marketing material, social media platform and on our website.

The prize will not be transferable to another person.

If an advertised prize is not available, we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

Incorrectly completed entries will be disqualified.

This competition is being run by Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST

Please read our Privacy Policy which tells you how we use any personal information we may collect about you by entering a competition.

Northumbria University reserves the right to amend these rules at any time. Northumbria University may also create rules which will apply to a specific competition only. If we do this we will publish the amended competition rules and/or specific competition rules on the relevant competition page.

If the competition or promotion is run on Facebook Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Google+, or other social media platforms, then it is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with these social media platforms. By participating you hereby release and hold harmless these social media platforms from any and all liability associated with this promotion.

Northumbria University will endeavour to give out prizes within a month of the winner enrolling onto their programme.

The competition is governed by English law.

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