University service launches ‘Free Beer for a Year’ Golden Ticket

The UK’s low cost student shipping company is launching a nationwide giveaway to offer one student free beer for an entire year. All they have to do is to look out for a golden tag on their luggage, handled by the firm.

A new giveaway has been launched by the UK’s low cost student shipping company,, offering one student customer the chance to win free alcohol for an entire year; helping them to reduce the cost of their socialising bill., which transports students’ belongings to and from University anywhere in the UK for £12, has decided to offer one student that uses the service the opportunity to win 26 cases of beer or 104 bottles of wine, by attaching a ‘golden tag’ to a randomised piece of luggage before returning it to the winning student.

As well as offering a year’s free supply of alcohol as the main prize, will also be providing 3 other students with one week’s supply of alcohol for Fresher’s Week.

The winners will be picked at random and students will be made aware of their win via a gold sticker tag located on an item of their luggage for the year’s supply and silver tags for the Fresher’s Week wins. The winning students should contact Unibaggage to claim their prize, choosing either beer or wine, free for a year.

The wine is being kindly provided by, a multi-supermarket stocked range, fermented and packed in Norfolk, England.

Paul Stewart, Founder of, commented on the competition;

“As a company that aims to make students life’s easier and more affordable, we wanted to launch a campaign that would offer a prize of real worth to students. Everyone knows that students like to party hard, but this often comes at a price.”

“By offering free beer for a year for one lucky student and a supply of beer to last the length of Fresher’s Week for a few others, we hope to make their lives at university that little bit less expensive and more enjoyable!”

Since the launch of the site 8 months ago, has delivered more than 1,200 items, weighing a total of 36 tonnes for students in one term alone. has unique partnerships with courier companies such as Parcel Force which allow students to ship their belongings for just £12 with next day delivery to Mainland UK. Uni Baggage also covers Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Charles Whitworth is the Editor of the Young Academic publications.

Graduating from the University of Liverpool with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 2008, Charles learned his trade in newsrooms such as IPC Media and Sky.

He has now developed as a top sports, music and current affairs journalist and has been printed in a range of publications including The Guardian. His interests include Cricket, Football, Rugby, Music and Current Affairs.

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