This prize draw is run by the JS Group, in partnership with the University of Sunderland. 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 prize. The lucky winner will have £100 of StudyPLUS funds credited to their account.

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 StudyPLUS account.

2.2 Make a purchase using your StudyPLUS funds at

2.3 If you make your purchase just on books, you will be automatically entered into the draw twice!

2.4 If you follow StudyPLUS on Twitter and Instagram, like and comment with the hashtag #STUDYPLUSWIN on our competition post, you have even more chances to win!

3. Start and closing date

3.1 Entry to the Prize Draw will start on Saturday 15th September 2018 and close at 23.59 GMT on Wednesday 31st of October 2018.

3.2 Entries received after 23.59 GMT on Wednesday 31st of October 2018.will not be included.

4. Eligibility

4.1 The Prize Draw is open to all current students at the University of Sunderland who receive StudyPLUS 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 winners 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 and data collected from our Twitter and Instagram accounts. This will be conducted under the supervision of an independent person. The odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

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 winners 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 announced on Friday 2nd November 2018.

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 available the University of Sunderland.

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.