Past Events

(6 June 2016) Live GREEN Dress GREEN Day cum Photo Competition

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To further promote the PolyU green living culture, the Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC) and the University Social Responsibility Steering Committee (USRSC) will jointly launch the “Live GREEN Dress GREEN Day” on Monday 6 June 2016 to symbolize our care to the environment and our support to living green. A photo competition will be organized to add more fun to this meaningful event. All PolyU students and staff are encouraged to dress in green on that day and share the Live GREEN spirit with others.

 

What is the Competition about?

This Live GREEN Dress GREEN Day cum Photo Competition is open to all full-time and part-time students, and staff of PolyU with the following objectives:

  • To symbolize our care to the environment and our support to living green
  • To foster a “Green” culture within the University community
  • To echo the Hong Kong Green Day organized by the Green Council

 

How to Participate?

  1. DRESS in green on Monday 6 June 2016
  2. TAKE a photo of yourself or with others also dressing in green
  3. SHARE the photo with the hashtag of “#LiveGREENDressGREENatPolyU” on your Instagram or other social media account and CAPTURE the screen of your post
  4. SUBMIT your entry (with the photo and screen capture) by email to us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  on or before Friday 10 June 2016

 

What are the Entry Rules?

  1. The photo competition is open to all current full-time and part-time students, and staff of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
  2. There are two categories, namely (1) Student Category and (2) Staff Category, for the competition.
  3. Participants should have an Instagram account or an account on other social media for sharing photos.
  4. Each participant can enter either the Student or Staff Category.
  5. Each participant can submit a maximum of three photos within his/her Category.
  6. All photo entries should feature the participant (or with other people) dressing in green and should be taken on 6 June 2016.
  7. Each photo can only be entered once in this competition and must be submitted via email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) along with the following information:
    • Name of participant as shown on Student or Staff ID;
    • Participant’s Student or Staff ID Number;
    • Name of Department; and
    • A screen capture of the photo being shared on the participant’s Instagram or other social media account.
  8. Submitted photos should be hashtagged (with #LiveGREENDressGREENatPolyU) and shared on Instagram or other social media from 6 June 2016, as indicated in the screen capture submitted for the entry.
  9. The photos must be original.
  10. The participant must be the sole owner of the entire copyright in all photos entered. The photos must not infringe or violate any copyright or trademark rights.
  11. The size of each photo submitted should not be greater than 5 MB and should be in jpg format. 
  12. Submission period: from 00:00 (Hong Kong Time) of Monday 6 June 2016 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time) of Friday 10 June 2016.
  13. Each participant can only win once in this competition. The result will be announced on Monday 20 June 2016. The result and the winning photos will be posted at PolyU homepage.
  14. The winners will be notified by email.

 

Who are the Judging Panel?

  • Professor Angelina Yuen, Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) and Chairman of the University Social Responsibility Steering Committee
  • Ir Professor Alex Wai, Vice President (Research Development) and Chairman of the Campus Sustainability Committee

 

What are the Judging Criteria?

Entries will be judged according to the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the “Live GREEN Dress GREEN” theme
  • Aesthetic quality
  • Creativity

 

What are the Prizes?

  • Six prizes for each Category, (1) Student Category, and (2) Staff Category.
  • Each winner will receive a HKD600 food and beverage coupon for consumption at GREEN of Hotel ICON.

 

Notes to Participants

  1. This competition is jointly organized by the University Social Responsibility Steering Committee and the Campus Sustainability Committee of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
  2. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify anyone who, in its opinion, has tampered with or disrupted the entry process or operation of this competition or violated the rules.
  3. The organizer will retain all photos submitted, and has the right to use the photos in PolyU’s publications and online platforms, including but not limited to websites, Facebook Page, etc. 
  4. Winners will be required to present the proof of their identity, and to show the post of winning photo on Instagram or other social media when they collect their prizes.
  5. Personal information collected will only be used for contacting winners for prize collection and identity authentication purposes. Winners should ensure all the information given is true and correct.
  6. The competition will accept photo submission from 00:00 (Hong Kong Time) of Monday 6 June 2016 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time) of Friday 10 June 2016. The photo submission time will be based on the server’s record. Late submission will not be accepted.
  7. PolyU accepts no responsibility for any data submission delay, lost, error, non-recognizing etc. situations due to computer, network and other technical issues. Proof of delivery is not proof of receipt. PolyU does not hold any liability for any lost, delayed or wrongful submissions.
  8. All participants in this competition are on a voluntary basis. PolyU will be exempted from all legal liability, compensation and responsibility that may be caused by the competition and/or the prize.
  9. Decision made by the judging panel shall be final. Any objection of the participants will not be considered. In case of any dispute, PolyU reserves the final decision, including the right to suspend, change or terminate the competition and any of its entry rules without prior notice.
  10. All prizes given out by PolyU are meant for the prize winners. The prizes are non-transferable and winners may not refund or exchange the prize for cash or other service(s).
  11. Participants understand and accept that PolyU is not the supplier of the products/services or prizes provided. PolyU shall bear no liabilities relating to any aspect of the products/services/prizes, including without limitation, their quality, the supply, the descriptions of goods and/or services provided by the merchant, any false trade description, misrepresentation, mis-statement, omission, unauthorized representation, unfair trade practices or conduct in connection to the products and/or services provided by the merchant, its employees, officers or agents. The use of the products/services/prizes is subject to the terms and conditions as stipulated by the supplier (if applicable).
  12. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook/Instagram/other social media.
  13. Staff of PolyU Campus Sustainability Office and Communications and Public Affairs Office are not eligible to join the competition.

 

Enquiry
For any enquiries about this competition, please email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For more information about the photo competition, please see the event flyer on https://www.polyu.edu.hk/livegreen/dressgreen/index.html