We have some fantastic competitions & prize draws for you to win amazing prizes over Freshers across lots of events and activities! Check back here before Freshers (23 January - 5 February) for information on each competition, how to enter and the T&Cs. The Writing Competition details from last Freshers are still below in case anyone needs the Terms and Conditions.
All opening and closing times for competitions will be in UK Time.
Freshers Writing Competition
This competition is now closed.
To be in with a chance of winning items from the OU Students Shop (worth £100 for first place, £50 for second place and £25 for third place)*, why not take part in our Writing Competition?
We’re looking for an article, poem or creative writing piece of up to 1000 words on the theme ‘your story’. You could share a story on your study journey, a poem on your experiences or even an article advocating for something you believe in as a result of your story. Interpret the theme how you wish!
Entries must be submitted to email@example.com, either within the text of an email or attached to the email as a Word Document. Please don’t include your name or PI (personal identifier) number on the document as entries will be judged anonymously.
The competition opens at 12 noon (BST) on Sunday 23 October 2022 and closes at 11pm (GMT) on Sunday 13 November 2022.
*Read the Terms and Conditions