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Your opinion matters

April 26, 2022 — 

The University of Manitoba needs your help to improve your university experience.

All UM students will receive an email invitation to participate in an online survey. Your answers are valuable and will help inform the University’s future student communications efforts. The survey will take about 10 minutes of your time. By completing the survey, you will be entered to win a $500 (one prize), $100 (five prizes) or $50 (ten prizes) gift card from the UM Bookstore.

Your opinion matters. Watch your student email for details and be sure to complete the survey!

Official Contest Rules & Regulations


The Student Awareness and Perceptions Survey Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to any person who is 18 years or older at the time of entry and is enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in either an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Manitoba (“Eligible Participants”). 

Excluded from eligibility are any employees, representatives or agents of the University of Manitoba. However, students who are casual employees of the University of Manitoba are eligible to enter.


The Contest runs from April 27 at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) to May 17 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

No purchase is necessary.  Upon completion and submission of the Student Awareness and Perceptions Survey, Eligible Participants will be entered into the Contest for one (1) chance to win a Prize as described in these rules.


All prize winners will be chosen randomly by External Relations. Prize Winners will be contacted by the email address that was provided by the Eligible Participants at the time of entering the Contest. The University will email the Prize Winner at least three (3) times within five (5) days of the contest closing date.  If a Prize Winner does not respond to being contacted in that time, another Prize Winner will be randomly selected and the initial Prize Winners will be disqualified and will have no recourse towards the University or anyone involved in the Contest.

Prize Winners must provide proof of identification, as well as answer (without assistance) a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question.

Each Prize Winner must sign a declaration, waiver and release, affirming he or she has read, understood and agreed to be bound by these Rules, and releases the University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents from any and all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of the Tentative Prize Winner’s participation in the Contest and/or receipt and execution of any prize awarded.

The decisions of the University in relation to this Contest will be final and binding on all entrants.


There are 16 total prizes which are as follows –one (1) prize for a $500 gift card from the UM Bookstore, five (5) prizes of $100 gift cards from the UM Bookstore, and ten (10) prizes of $50 gift cards from the UM Bookstore. Each prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution, except at the University of Manitoba’s option. 

Prizes will be available for pick-up at the UM Bookstore, 140 UMSU University Centre, between 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

In the event a Prize Winner does not pick up a prize, then an alternate Prize Winner may be chosen.


The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents, shall not be in any manner whatsoever be liable or responsible for theft, loss, technical malfunctions, computer and/or telephone network malfunctions, software problems, online traffic congestion, any human or computer generated error, which may in any manner affect the receipt of Contest entries, the notification of winners, the awarding or distribution of any prize under the Contest.


The University of Manitoba collects the participant’s name and email address for the purpose of notifying prize winners. This information will not be used for any other purpose and will be destroyed once the contest is over.


If for any reason the online portion of this Contest is not capable of being completed as planned including, but not limited to computer virus, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of the University of Manitoba, the University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest.

The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents assume no liability whatsoever for damage to any person, or to their computer or other property, arising from their actual or attempted participation in the Contest in any manner whatsoever, or in the awarding of any prize.


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