Due to COVID-19, the ELC & Me Contest is on hold.

Did your time at the ELC change your life? We want to hear about it!

Send us a short video about how your time at the English Language Centre at UVic impacted your future and you could win a 10-day trip back to Victoria, BC to celebrate our 50th anniversary with us!



Contest dates

Contest opens: January 31, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. PST

Contest closes: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST


The Grand Prize winner will receive a 10-day trip for two people to Victoria BC (including round-trip airfare and accommodation).

There will also be two Runner-Up prizes of a 4-week English Program at UVic’s ELC (including accommodation)

*For full prize details and contest rules, click here.

Helpful instructions

Want to learn how to make your video entry stand out? Check out some of our tips to help you set your video apart from the competition. Visit our Helpful Instructions webpage or download the pdf

How to enter

Once you have created your video (maximum 3 minutes), please follow the steps below to enter:

  1. Review all Rules and Regulations
    Review the Rules and Regulations webpage or download the Rules and Regulations PDF. Please make sure that you are eligible to enter and that your video follows all of the requirements.
  2. Upload your video to YouTube
    You must have a YouTube account to enter this contest - Create an account on YouTube
  3. Submit an Entry Form
    After you have created your video, complete the online entry form from the link below by December 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PST. On the entry form you will need to include the link to your video.