English Competition

Tell your story in a 3-minute video and win big prizes!


The English Competition is an opportunity for students to express themselves using their communicative abilities to share their insights and stories to the PolyU community.  The inauguration year will invite video submissions to tell your PolyU Story. 


The English Competition is organized to:

  • enhance PolyU students’ awareness of the PolyU community
  • foster a sense of belonging to the university
  • develop English speaking and storytelling skills
  • encourage creative response and expression through effective use of verbal and non-verbal language


All full-time UGC funded undergraduate students

How to Join?  

Theme: My PolyU Story

Your video should explore this theme. Possible topics include but are not restricted to:

  • A perfect day / An unusual day in PolyU 
  • An unusual encounter at PolyU 
  • What PolyU means to me 
  • My reason for choosing PolyU 
  • How PolyU inspired me 

Submission Requirements

You must be:  

  • a full-time UGC funded undergraduate student.

Your entry must be:  

  • an original work that has not been previously submitted to any subjects or contests
  • an individual submission that is relevant to the theme – My PolyU Story
  • narrated by the participant in English
  • under 3 minutes

Only one submission per participant is allowed.

A video will be disqualified if it contains offensive language, copyrighted / unlicensed materials, or inappropriate / illegal contents.

The organiser reserves the right to interpret and amend the above rules.  


Lucky Voters

Lucky voters x 50

$50 cash prize
by lucky draw

* Prizes might vary depending on stock availability.

Judging Panel

Mr Richard Charles (ELC)

Mr Daniel Barlow (ELC)

Ms Kira Rimrott (ELC)

Judging Criteria (0-100) 

Terms and Conditions 

Participants must be full-time UGC funded undergraduate students. 

The organiser reserves the right to edit and use the submitted entries, photos and video recordings of speech performances in the competition for future promotion or educational (teaching or research) purposes. 

The organiser reserves the right to revise the terms and conditions without making any advance announcement.