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Find other students applying for your course, and current students, by joining in our social conversation and answering our monthly question. Tweet us your answer including your course area hashtag and see what others are saying too. You can find your social question on your Personalised Web Page by logging in here.

Each month we will pick a winner of the best reply for each social question. The prize for the winner will be a £25 Amazon Gift Voucher and will be chosen on the 1st of each month for the entries from the previous month.

The actual competition entry is only open to Offer Holders and full terms and conditions can be found below.

Winners will be notified on the social media platform they entered on.


Each eligible entry will be considered and a favourite will be chosen on the 1st working day of every month by a member of the social media team. A member of the social media team will inform winners via the platform they use to enter. Prizes will be a £25 Amazon voucher.


If you have any questions about the competition then please email us at stating Join the Conversation Competition in the subject line.


Please note, any images containing inappropriate or offensive material will not be accepted into the competition.

If your image contains anyone other than yourself you must have permission to enter the image into the competition on the social platform and the responsibility lies with you.

You must use the relevant department hashtag in your social post.


Only Offer Holders for Northumbria University are eligible to enter the competition but curernt students are allowed to post their answer too, they just won't be entered to win a prize.

Posts valid for entry into the competition must be posted onto the specified social platforms between 1st - last day of the same month.

Only social posts including the department hashtag will be eligible for entry.

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

Northumbria staff will select the best social posts that conform to the T&Cs of the competition and then choose a favourite to win.

Winners will be contacted on the first working day of the month via the platform they used to enter.

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

Any Offer Holder 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 Offer Holders are able to use for entry into the competition are Snap Chat, Twitter and Instagram. Whilst you can use other platforms to post social comments to your followers about the day these will not be considered for the competition.

Offer Holders do not have to go firm with Northumbria University in order to win a prize and the competition is purely to increase social media activity for Offer Holders.

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.

No purchase necessary.

Posting your uploads 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 time for each draw is 3pm on the last day of the month and Northumbria University reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

If you win, we will notify you by the platform you used to enter on the last working day of the month. If you do not respond within 48 hours of being notified, 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 the department hashtag 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.

No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

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 send prizes within a month of the competition end date but cannot guarantee this delivery time.

The competition is governed by English law.


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