SFUN Prize Draw

Strategy, Planning and Performance 2020 SFUN Survey Prize Draw – Competition Rules


1.1 Entry is open to current students of the University of Newcastle who received an invitation to complete the 2020 Student Feedback on the University of Newcastle (SFUN) survey from surveys@newcastle.edu.au.


2.1 The competition will run for the duration of the survey period for which the invitation was received.

2.2 The competition will be drawn and/or decided at the time, on the date/s and at the location/s as specified by Strategy, Planning and Performance. The prize/s will be awarded to a valid entrant/s (as applicable) who are randomly drawn in accordance with the details specified by Strategy, Planning and Performance regarding how the prize/s will be awarded.

2.3 For the Student Feedback on the University of Newcastle (SFUN) survey: completion of the survey in the first half of the in-field period earns one additional entry into the competition. Thus, completing the survey in the first two weeks gives the participant two chances to win.

2.4 The competition is covered under Gratuitous Lotteries as outlined by NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.


3.1 In order to qualify for the prize the participant must have completed and submitted the 2020 SFUN survey online during the survey period. By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Strategy, Planning and Performance Survey Prize Draw Competition Rules.

3.2 There will be sixty-four (64) winners drawn. Prizes are drawn in the following order.

Survey CopyHow many
12 month membership to The ForumOne winner
Apple Airpods valued at $319One winner
JBL T600 BTNC Headphones valued at $170One winner
Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speaker valued at $80Two winners
$75 gift card to spend on University of Newcastle merchandiseTwo winners
Lunch with the Vice-ChancellorYou and a friend
Work Integrated Learning - IT Services InternshipOne winner
Work Integrated Learning - Creative Shoot Experience in the Universities Marketing and Communications Creative Services TeamOne winner
Work Integrated Learning - IT Services function of your choice work shadowingOne winner
Radio pharmacy Lab Tour: See the incredible work we are doing in researching and teaching Nuclear MedicineYou and a friend
Natural History Tour: A guided tour covering fascinating animal facts, taxidermy, illustration skills and our Natural History collections.You and a friend
i3 Lab Experience Tour: A gamers paradise, from VR headsets to the 180 degree iDome screen.You and a friend
NUBots Lab Tour: Play soccer against our robots and learn about real-world robotic applicationsYou and a friend
Underwater Drones Demo: Experience first-hand how to operate an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) in a marine environmentYou and a friend
Cancer Research Lab Tour: Learn about how our leading academics are developing innovative ways to fight cancerYou and a friend
Immersive Technology Experience - See how immersive technology like VR and Augmented Reality is used in research and trainingYou and a friend
Anatomy Lab Tour: Learn how the human body is collected, dissected, preserved, stored, and studied in our state-of-the-art Anatomy Lab.You and a friend
NIER Tour: Experience innovative and emerging technologies from energy, water, agribusiness, and minerals industriesYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Information Services Senior Managers - Meet the IT function leader of your choosing

You and a friend x 5 (5 experiences)

Networking Meeting: Chief People and Culture Officer, Martin Sainsbury - Human Resource Management expertYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Chief Financial Officer, Paula JohnstonYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: General Counsel, Daniel Bell - Legal OfficeYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Director Infrastructure and Facilities Services, Julie RichYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: University Librarian, Coral Black, industry expert in leading 21st Century Library re-design projectsYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Chief Information Officer, Anthony MoliniaYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Dean of Central Coast Campus, Dr Brok GlennYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Prof. Catharine Coleborne - Head of School of Humanities and Social ScienceYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Prof. Sandy Steacy, natural disaster expert and current Head of School of Environmental and Life SciencesYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Nanomaterial guru and Head of School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Prof. Thomas NannYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Head of School and Dean of Nursing and Midwifery, Prof. Amanda JohnsonYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: 'Design Activist' and Head of School of Built Environment, Prof. SueAnne WareYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Head of School of Psychology, Prof. Kristen PammerYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Assoc. Prof. Robert Parkes - Acting Head of School of EducationYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Dean and Head of School of Law, Prof. Tania SourdinYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: See the detonation tube in action or discuss the Hydro Harvester with Prof. Behdad MoghtaderiYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Head of School of Creative Industries Education and Arts, Prof. Paul EgglestonYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Prof. Brian Kelly, mental health researcher and current Head of School Medicine and Public HealthYou and a friend
Networking Meeting: Nutritional biochemist, Prof. Lisa Wood - Head of Biomedical Science and PharmacyYou and a friend
Food and retail vouchers to the on-campus provider of your choice20 winners


The draw will be conducted as a simple random sample without replacement after the competition closes. All students will be entered into each prize pool as per their selection in the SFUN Prize draw question. Students who complete additional questions will receive an additional entry.

3.3 Prizes cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash.

3.4 The winner of the competition will be notified by email (to their student email account) within seven (7) days of the winner being chosen.

3.5 The entrant must arrange for collection of the prize within 28 days of being notified of winning, else the prize is forfeited by the entrant and it becomes an unclaimed prize. Unclaimed prizes will be used in subsequent prize draws conducted by Strategy, Planning and Performance.

3.6 The winner may be mentioned on the University of Newcastle website (www.newcastle.edu.au).

3.7 In participating in the prize/s, the winners agree to participate and co-operate if required in any and all editorial activities relating to the Competition. The winner/s will not be entitled to any fee.


4.1 In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Promoter's ability to proceed with the competition on the dates and in the manner described in these terms and conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, or act of terrorism, the Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, cancel the competition and recommence it from the start on the same terms and conditions.

4.2 The University of Newcastle will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit, or late, lost or misdirected mail.

4.3 The University of Newcastle will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss or claim that may occur:

a) in the participation in any prize;

b) as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail;

c) due to the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any material, including any statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other entrants or any other person;

d) in relation to the failure of an entry to be received by the Promoter due to technical problems or traffic congestion;

e) arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment, software, internet connection, any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer software related to or resulting from participation in this competition;

4.4 The University of Newcastle assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, and reserves the right to take any action that may be available.

4.5 If for any reason a competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, to take any action that may be available, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.


7.1 The Promoter is Strategy, Planning and Performance, The University of Newcastle (ABN 15 736 576 735).

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