Freshers competition – terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for the MDU's Instagram competition for freshers.

  1. The MDU's Instagram competition for freshers is open to UK-based medical school first-years only.
  2. The competition opens from 15 August to 10 October 2022. Entries received after this date won’t be included. Any entry that doesn’t comply with these terms and conditions will be invalid.
  3. The MDU shall not be liable or responsible for and shall not include any ineligible entries or entries that the MDU doesn’t receive.
  4. Entrants must submit entries via Instagram. Instructions on how to enter can be found here.
  5. Only one entry can be submitted per entrant. Duplicate entries will not be counted.
  6. Entries cannot contain products or service endorsements.
  7. A winner will be selected at random every two weeks between 15 August and 10 October 2022. Each winner will receive a £50 One4all e-gift card.
  8. The MDU reserves the right to change the prize to something else of similar value.
  9. The MDU's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. Winners will be notified by direct message on social media. Unclaimed prizes will lapse if not claimed within two months.
  11. The competition results will be announced on the MDU Instagram page.
  12. By entering each entrant consents to allow the use of their name during the competition, including to announce the winner, on the MDU Instagram page, MDU Student Facebook page and MDU Twitter page. By entering, each entrant also consents to allow the use of their name as part of any promotional activity, including and without limitation to, having their name and entry published in connection with the MDU on the MDU website, MDU Student Facebook pageMDU Instagram page, MDU Twitter page, or any MDU publication. After winners have been announced, if entrants object to the use of their name and competition entry as part of our wider promotional activity they must do so in writing by emailing
  13. Entrants acknowledge the MDU is not be obliged to promote the entries in the ways or using media described above.
  14. The MDU reserves the right to withdraw this promotion without notice.
  15. By entering, entrants agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material relating to this competition. Unless expressly stated otherwise, in the event of conflict between any promotional material and these terms and conditions, these terms and conditions shall prevail.
  16. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.
  17. Our full privacy policy can be found at

This page was correct at publication on 03/08/2022. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.