When's the deadline?

The deadline is different for each university. Make sure you complete and submit your entry before the relevant closing date!

University / College Closing Date

University of Bristol

Friday, 10 January 2020

City of Glasgow College

Friday, 17 January 2020

Queen's University Belfast

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

University of Leeds

Friday, 20 December 2019

Other UK University

Friday, 24 January 2020

F&C Investment Trust Prize Competition Terms and Conditions

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F&C Investment Trust Prize Competition Rules

1. The promoter of the F&C Investment Trust Prize Competition (the “Competition”) is BMO Asset Management Limited, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2NY (“the Promotor”).

2. To qualify to enter the Competition you must be a university student over the age of 18, resident in the United Kingdom and attending a University in the United Kingdom, such as the City of Glasgow College, University of Leeds, University of Bristol or Queen’s University Belfast (each a “University”) with a current university identification card. If you are not a student at a University, you should not proceed. By proceeding you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and we will treat you as an existing customer for regulatory purposes.

3. The Competition is not open to employees and/or agents (and their respective families) of BMO Asset Management Limited, any group company, and/or any associated company.

4. Only one entry per person is permitted, whether that is an individual entry or a group entry (up to five persons in one group entry).

5. The Promotor accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, illegible or damaged. Proof of sending is not accepted as proof of receipt. The Promotor is not liable for non or late receipt of any entry, due to operator or network error, nor for any associated cost to claimants.

6. The Competition opens on at 00.01 on Monday, 7 October 2019 and closes at 23:59:59 on the specified dates listed below for each University (“the Closing Date”). Late or incomplete entries will not be considered.

University / College Closing Date

University of Bristol

Friday, 10 January 2020

City of Glasgow College

Friday, 17 January 2020

Queen's University Belfast

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

University of Leeds

Friday, 20 December 2019

Other UK University

Friday, 24 January 2020

7. Entries will not be returned. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted and no feedback on any entry will be provided.

8. One winner from each University (“the University Winner”) will be chosen by a judging panel from all entrants who have met the Competition requirements detailed at fcitprize.com by answering one of the three questions listed and submitting their entry prior to the Closing Date. The judging panel consists of members of the Board of F&C Investment Trust plc, BMO employees and a delegate from each University.

9. Each entry will be judged and scored on the criteria of creativity and how well the question was answered.

10. The University Winner will be notified by email or through their tutors within 8 weeks of the Closing Date.

11. The prize for the University Winner is a new laptop worth up to £1,000 for an individual entrant, or £1,000 of Amazon vouchers if a group entry.

12. The judging panel will then select one winner from the University Winners as the overall F&C Investment Trust Prize Competition winner to receive £5,000 for their University faculty and a day at the Promotor’s office in London or Edinburgh. The overall F&C Investment Trust Prize Competition winner will be notified by email or through their tutors by Monday, 20 April 2020.

13. Where the prize requires attendance at a specific venue, the winner and if applicable any permitted companion will be solely responsible for travel to and from the venue and all other expenses. The Promotor is not liable for any costs, charges or expenses which winners may be required to pay at any time in connection with a prize.

14. The Promotor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. Full details of the prize will be given in writing to the winner upon notification.

16. There will be no cash alternatives or alternative prizes offered.

17. The Promotor reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, cancel the Competition at any stage if circumstances arise outside of its control.

18. Winners agree to take part in or cooperate with publicity, upon reasonable notice.

19. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promotor will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner(s) or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promotor.

20. This Competition is governed by English Law and participants to the Competition submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.