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We’re celebrating the start of the academic year with a huge competition – where first prize is £500 in vouchers of your choice!

Hopwood’s Hidden Talents: Uncovering Our Stars is here to bring out the best in you. As well as the grand prize, we’ll also be awarding two runners-up with an Amazon Echo Dot!

This contest is open to all students. You could be a new starter, a returning student, a part-time learner, an apprentice or in Higher Education – everyone is welcome to take part as we shine a light on our diverse college community.

We know all our students are special and bring something unique to #TeamHopwood. This is a great opportunity to show off, have fun and win some amazing prizes as we start an exciting new year at Hopwood Hall College!

Let’s see your performance, your passion, your creativity!


HOW TO ENTER: You can enter the competition by sending your entry via a private message to The College will highlight select entries to share on our social media channels throughout the competition, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

FORMAT: All entries must be submitted in video format. Videos must be no more than two minutes. You must feature in your video.

TYPES OF ENTRIES: Your talent can be anything – from singing or dancing to reciting poetry or painting a picture. It can even be talking about your passion or a cause that’s close to your heart!

We only ask that your video either shows your raw talent in action or displays your creation along with an explanation.

DEADLINE: All entries must be submitted by 11.59pm on Friday 9th October.

JUDGING: A shortlist of finalists will go to public vote on social media on week commencing Monday 12th October.

The five entries with the most votes will then be judged by Hopwood’s Student Cabinet, Senior Leadership Team and special guest judges on week commencing Monday 19th October.

The winner and runners-up will be announced on Friday 23rd October.

PRIZES: First place will win £500 in vouchers of their choice.

First and second runners-up will each receive an Amazon Echo Dot.