This promotion offers entrants the chance to win an OU Students Association Zoodie from the OU Shop. There will also be 4 runners up from each remaining area, who will receive an OU Students Association Notebook from the OU Shop. The Promoter is the Open University Students Association.

Open University student promotion only. Open to students who can provide a valid, current personal identifier number for The Open University, or who are extended members of the Students Association or who are Honorary Life Members. This promotion is not available to students who are employees of the Open University and its subsidiaries including Associate Lecturers.

If you have any queries, please email oustudents-community@open.ac.uk

Employees of the OU Students Association, their families and agents are excluded from winning this prize.

Only one entry per student.

All entries must be the entrant’s own original work.

Opens at 12 noon (BST) on Wednesday 11 May 2022 and closes at 11pm (BST) on Wednesday 25 May 2022.

In order to take part in this free competition, entrants must firstly submit a photograph of the “My Reading Nook” in response to the Facebook posts on the ‘OU Students Association Facebook page’, or by email to oustudents-community@open.ac.uk or on our Twitter page. Please ensure that you have ascertained the permission of any identifiable people in the photograph you have taken.

The promotion ends on 25/05/2022 and the winner and runners up will be selected by the International Area Association Representative. The winners will be informed by Email and announced on the OU Students Association Facebook page by 27 May 2022.

The winner will win an OU Students Association Zoodie and the runners up will win a Notebook from the OU Shop. The winners will be notified by 27/05/2022 via Email. Following the offer, the student will need to provide their OU Personal Identifier in order to verify their OU student status. After verification is complete, the Promoter will order the prize to be sent to the winner’s chosen delivery address. Please note that because these prizes will be sent internationally, you may be liable to pay an import tax fee. The fee will vary between countries, so by entering this competition, you agree to paying the fee if applicable.

The Promoter reserves the right to award a different prize of similar value, for example if the advertised prize is no longer available to purchase. No cash alternative shall be offered.

The Promoter reserves the right to publish any entries on its social media, website (oustudents.com) and online magazine (thehootstudents.com).

The Promoter reserves the right to reject those entries which it considers, in its absolute discretion, do not comply with these T&C’s or are fraudulent.

By submitting an entry, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these T&C’s.

Promoter’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into for non-winning entries.

The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered or associated with Facebook.

The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, lost, damaged, delayed or fail to reach it during the term of the Promotion. The Promoter accepts no liability for entrants’ failure to gain access to this Promotion due to technical difficulties.


The winner's name and county will be made available upon request by sending an email to oustudents-community@open.ac.uk.

The Promoter reserves the right to extend or withdraw the promotion at any time due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

The Promoter shall not be liable for any interruption to the promotion due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

The Promoter reserves the right, acting reasonably and in accordance with all relevant legislation and codes of practice, to vary these terms and conditions, at any time.

Any personal data collected for the purposes of this promotion only and will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Promoter’s privacy policy, which is available at https://www.oustudents.com/privacy-policy.

This promotion is governed by the laws of England and Wales.

The Promoter/Data Controller is OU Students Association, PO Box 397, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6BE.