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If you spend £50 or more this week you can be entered into a draw to win Apple Airpods! To enter place your order and use the voucher code AIRPODS50 at the checkout page.

Your BCU Aspire funds can be used on a wide range of books, laptops and various other products to help you with your student journey.

Competition starts Monday 23rd March and ends Sunday 29th March.

Terms and Conditions


This prize draw is run by the JS Group. By entering the Prize Draw, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.



1. The Prize Draw

1.1 One selected entrant will win a pair of Apple Airpods 2nd Gen with Wireless Charging Case

1.2 The prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable. There is no cash alternative to the prize.

1.3 JS Group reserves the right to temporarily suspend, cancel or vary the Prize Draw at any stage if deemed necessary in its opinion, or due to circumstances beyond its control, and will use reasonable endeavours to minimise the effect on participants to avoid disappointment.

2. How to enter

2.1 Log in to your BCU Aspire account.

2.2 Make a purchase using your funds at of at least £100 using the voucher code AIRPODS50 at the checkout page. This is one entry in to the draw.

3. Start and closing date

3.1 Entry to the Prize Draw will start on Monday 23rd March 2020 and will close on Sunday 29th March 2020 at 23.59.

3.2 Entries received after 23.59 GMT on Sunday 29th March will not be included.

4. Eligibility

4.1 The Prize Draw is open to all current students at Birmingham City University who receive BCU Aspire funds.

4.2 JS Group reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants to enter the Prize Draw.

4.3 No responsibility can be accepted for entries which are not properly received due to communications beyond the control of JS Group

4.4 If there are reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms by an entrant, JS Group may, at its sole discretion invalidate the relevant entry and disqualify the entrant from entry to the Prize Draw.

4.5 JS Group reserves the right to moderate entries and reserves the right to remove entries at its discretion that are deemed offensive, obscene or inappropriate.

5. Allocation of prizes

5.1 The winner will be selected by means of a random draw from all valid entries received once the Prize Draw has closed; using a random application of Microsoft Excel.

5.2 If a selected winner does not meet the eligibility criteria set out in these Terms, JS Group reserve the right to re-draw and select an alternative winner.

6. Notification of prize

6.1 JS Group will notify the winner via a direct message to your University email. If JS Group has not received a response from a winner within 7 days to confirm that they can accept the prize, JS Group reserves the right to redraw and a new winner will be selected.

6.2 JS Group cannot accept responsibility for any direct messages that do not reach the intended recipients for any reason whatsoever.

6.3 The decision of JS Group is final and no correspondence regarding the prize allocation will be entered into.

6.4 To the fullest extent permitted by law, JS Group excludes liability for any losses, damages or claims incurred by any person in connection with the Prize Draw or receipt or misuse of any prize. Nothing in these terms shall affect your statutory rights.

6.5 The lucky winner will be notified by Friday 3rd April 2020.

7. Data protection

Any personal information collected by JS Group in connection with this Prize Draw will be used in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

8. Governing law and jurisdiction

The Prize Draw and these Terms shall be governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.