UQ Library Instagram Competition

To celebrate O-Fest, The University of Queensland Library (‘UQ Library’) is running a competition for UQ students on Instagram. There is one Fitbit Alta Activity Tracker prize on offer. 

Terms and Conditions 

Why do you love libraries? Visit the Library stall in Campbell Place on Tuesday 13 February between 10am-2pm and show us* for a chance to be featured on the Library’s Instagram account and have a chance to win a FitBit.

*Write your answer on our blackboard and be photographed. Upload the photo to your Instagram account with the hashtag #myuqlibrary (make sure your profile is set to public).

1. Entry criteria

1.1 Entry is open to currently enrolled students of The University of Queensland only.

1.2 Entries must be a photo, posted and publicly visible on Instagram and include the hashtag #myuqlibrary.

1.3 UQ Library may exclude entries, which do not meet the entry criteria.

1.4 Entries must be received by 5:00pm AEST on Tuesday 13 February 2017.

1.5 UQ Library will select three favourite photos from the #myuqlibrary hashtag on Instagram, and share to the UQ Library Instagram account.

2. Copyright

2.1 Entrants grant UQ Library a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive licence to use (including reproduce) their entry, including any captions, for any promotional purposes of The University of Queensland.

2.2 Where applicable, entrants warrant that any photos uploaded are their own, or that they have permission to make them publicly available.

3. Consent

3.1 Entrants consent to their name and area of study being published in conjunction with their entry on the UQ Library webpage, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts.

3.2 Any individuals identifiable within the entry must have given written consent for its use in this competition.

3.3 The winning entry will be excluded if written consent, per 3.2, is not produced within 7 days of notice. In this event, the prize will be awarded to the ‘runner-up’ entry.

4. Winner selection

4.1 The winning entry will be selected by popular vote from among the three photos selected by UQ Library and displayed on the UQ Library Instagram account.  The winner will be the photo with the most likes. Voting will close at 5:00pm on Friday 16 February. The entrant will be notified by Monday 19 February 2018.

4.2 The winner will be awarded the prize upon presentation at Level 6, Duhig Tower (Building 2). They will need to show their UQ ID card to collect the prize.

4.3 The prize for the competition is a FitBit Alta Activity Tracker.

4.4 Competition results will be published on the UQ Library website, Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

5. Prize administration

5.1 The prize will be administered by the UQ Library.

5.2 The winner must show their UQ student ID to the UQ Library in order to collect the prize.

5.3 If the winner cannot be contacted within 7 days from the date of the first attempt to contact the person, the prize will be awarded to the ‘runner-up’ entry.

6. Privacy

6.1 Any personal information provided by an entrant in submitting an entry to the competition will be used for the purpose of administering the competition and for any other purposes referred to in these terms and conditions. For further information, please consult the UQ Privacy Management Policy.


For more information, contact social@library.uq.edu.au



Last updated:
14 February 2018