Campus Life

What would Humber and UofGH students do if they won IGNITE’s $1000 contest?

by Sulvey Polanco

Make it rain.

Being a student isn’t easy. From struggling to pay off tuition or basic necessities, we can admit that sometimes you could use some financial help. Luckily, IGNITE is running a contest from now until April 23rd and we are giving away $1000 a month to nine lucky students!

All you have to do is fill out our survey and you’ll be automatically entered—yes it’s THAT easy.

You have nothing to lose. The possibilities of how you’d like to spend your prize money are endless. Whether you’ll use it to help pay off your student loans, are in need of a clothing haul or would rather spend it on 200 Starbucks lattes—the choice is yours.

Spongebob character, Mr. Krabs, showering in money

Check out what these first-year Humber North and University of Guelph-Humber students would spend their prize money on:

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Jan Palacio | North | Business Marketing | @jnpalacio | (above)

“I’d definitely go on a trip to the Bahamas with that money!”

Hunter Walt | North | Electrical Engineering | @hunter5580

“I’d spend the money on paying off school.”

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Keely Decourcy | North | Massage Therapy | @keelydecourcy | (above)

“I’d use the money to buy all my textbooks and school supplies.”

Bram Hazelton | UofGH | Kinesiology | @bram.hazelton

“I’d probably just spend it on food.”

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Ronald Jr Laxamana | North | Business | @jayronlaxamana | (above)

“I’d invest the money and try to make it grow.”

Monica Freitas Velosa | North | Early Childhood Education | @monicafreitasvelosa17

“I would visit my family back home in Portugal! I’d love to go meet the ones I haven’t met yet!”

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Jaspreet Notta | North | Bachelors of Nursing | @jaspreet.nottaa | (left)

“I’d buy my textbooks with the prize money.”

Trinity Oleru | North | Cosmetic Management | @teala.t | (right)

“I’d put it towards buying a new car!”

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Hubert Offman | North | Early Childhood Education | (above)

“I’d buy comic books and maybe some art. The rest I’d spend on groceries.”

Justin Krolewski | North | Early Childhood Education

“I’d put $500 towards tuition and the rest towards silly things like candy.”

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Williams Cabrera Paz | Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma | @williamscabrerapaz_ | (above)

“I would spend it on fashion. Probably lots of clothing!”

Sarah Chaudhary | North | Landscape Technician | @sleepy__sarah | (above)

“I’d spend it on paying back my student loans.”

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Harrison Ruddick| North | Telecommunications | (above)

“I think the best idea is to invest the money.”

Simrankaur Sandy | North | Project Management Post Graduate

“I’d buy my textbooks from the bookstore because I haven’t gotten anything yet.”

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Logan Taylor | North | Bachelor of Nursing | @logantaylor24 | (above)

“I’d use it for tuition because it’s really expensive.”

Connor Dixon | UofGH | Justice Studies | @connor_dixon01

“If I won $1000 I’d probably put it all towards food.”


Don’t wait, enter our survey now for a chance to be $1000 richer.

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