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November’s Instagram contest runs on @umstudent from November 9-20

November 9, 2020 — 

This year has been different, that’s for sure! Although we may not be on campus together, it is so important to stay connected. That’s why we our photo contest this month is about studying at home. We want you to share with your fellow students how you’re making the most of remote learning. Did you deck out a new corner of your home? Or find a spot in your home that you had never thought of before? What’s your go to Webex lecture spot looking like? We want to see it! Who knows, maybe you’ll get inspired! Share your home study space pics with us by using the hashtag #UMHomeSchool.  One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!



This Instagram Photo Contest (#umMaskUp) runs from 9 a.m. CST on Monday, November 9, 2020 to midnight CST on Friday, November 20, 2020 on

To be entered to win, follow @umstudent on Instagram, post a photo or video adhering to the monthly theme, and use the contest hashtag. PRIVATE Instagram accounts must be PUBLIC during the contest in order to qualify for entry.

Images depicting dangerous behaviour or the consumption of alcohol, cannabis or illegal substances will not be eligible. All other entries posted during the contest period will be considered and one winner will be chosen. You may enter as many times as you like. The winning photo’s account owner will receive a gift card from the UM Bookstore valued at $25.

The winning entry will be chosen by the Marketing and Communications Office and will be selected based on composition, creativity, quality and adherence to the theme. The winner will be notified by Instagram direct message and then announced publicly on the account.

Prize will be mailed to winner.

Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, and the prize must be picked up at the UM Fort Garry campus. By using the contest hashtag, you are agreeing to allow the UM to share your photo(s) on our social media accounts and on our news site, UM Today.

Your photo(s) will not be used for commercial purposes. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc.

By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.


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