Thanksgiving Competitions

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At our Thanksgiving event we will be announcing the winners of our competitions! Be sure to enter by Monday, 9th November! The competition is only open to UCEAP English University Students.  If you are not attending Thanksgiving you are still welcome to enter the competitions! Read below for more information:

Prizes to be won

There are prizes for each competition.  They are as follows:
  • Photo, Video, and Blog Competitions:
    • 1st place: £30 Amazon Voucher
    • 2nd place: £20 Amazon Voucher
    • 3rd place: £10 Amazon Voucher
  • British Accent and Social Media Competitions
    • Winner will receive a £20 Primark Voucher
The competitions will be judged on creativity, inventiveness, uniqueness and if they can bring a smile to our face.

Photo Competition

Love taking pictures of your time abroad? Take a photo of something unique to or that symbolizes your Host University, the British city/town you live in, or England in general. Bonus if your photograph includes UC or UCEAP pride (like wearing gear from UCEAP or your UC campus!)

Video Competition

Make a short film (no longer than 3 minutes) about anything having to do with the UK. Bonus if you make a “Day in the Life” video, showing what it is like going to classes, your accommodation, your Host University’s campus and city, etc, but you can film something else that reflects your time in England. Videos must include actual footage and cannot just be slideshows.

Blog Competition

Write about your study abroad experience for our blog competition! Blogs must not be longer than 500 words and should be about one of the following topics:
1) Why did you choose to study abroad? How has studying abroad met your expectations?
2) How has studying abroad enriched your life?
3) Describe a unique feature or opportunity of your Host University, the English city/ town you are living in, or British life in general.
4 )How has your experience been adapting to British life?
Blogs must not be longer than 500 words.

Social Media Competition

We will be rewarding the person who has been using #ukiuceap the most on Instagram and Twitter.

British Accent Competition

Have you been perfecting your British accent while living in England? Show us your best British accent in a short video (maximum 15 seconds)!

Send in Your Entries by 9am on 10th November

Send in your entries to London Study Centre Programme Intern Hannah Bloom by 9th November. Make sure you include the following in your email:

  • Subject Line: Thanksgiving Competition Entry
  • Your name, Host University, UC Campus, and whether you are a year-long or semester only student

You can enter more than one competition – for large files please send via an online sharing service which we can download or links like YouTube, or to your own blog etc. Please, only one entry per category.

By entering the competition you agree for your images/videos/words to be used by UCEAP in marketing material and online. Full credit will be given to you whenever used.

For a look at last year’s winners click here.