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About the lottery

The Nobel Lottery is held every year by SSCO in collaboration with the Nobel Foundation. To participate and have the chance to go to the Nobel banquet, register on this site and place your order. After registration, you can select how many lottery tickets you wish to buy. Each lottery ticket is SEK 50. Lottery winners will have the option to buy a ticket for two persons for SEK 6590 This includes appetizer, main course, dessert, wine, coffee and liqueur. The after party is arranged by Stockholm School of Economics and will cost SEK 795 per person, which also includes transportation from the City Hall.

Dress is formal attire (White tie with tails) which means tail coat for the gentlemen and evening dress for the ladies. As a winner in the Nobel Lottery, you are expected to wear a students' cap.

The lottery is open from 2018-08-01 until 2018-11-01

Only winners who are members of their student union are eligable to claim a prize.

All participants will be contacted through email after the draw. Winners will then be given the opportunity to buy their Nobel Banquet tickets.

FAQ

Academic titles

Please state your academic title correctly, or we will have to change it manually.
Undergraduate: 4 year program (240 p) or less.
Graduate: more than 4 years, for example civil engineers, law students or if you are taking your masters.
Postgraduate: Ph.D candidates.
All medical students, i.e. those studying to be doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, odontologists, BMA etc. are titled Medical student. This does not include students of complementary medicine (naprapathy, chiropractic, homeopathy) because they do not have the right to an academic title at the moment.
If your companion already has a degree, you state it according to the international standard e.g. BSc, BA, MSc, PhD, MD. If you have stated your title correctly it will look something like this:
Undergraduate Mr Karl Karlsson
Dr Fredrika Fredriksson, MD
Mr Per Persson, MSc
Postgraduate Mr Lars Larsson

Tickets

Winners will only be able to buy tickets for the banquet and not the prize ceremony. The tickets will be sent to the adress given at the registration.

About Nobel NightCap.

All participants of the Nobel Banquet are entitled to attend Nobel NightCap. This is the after party which begins directly after the banquet.
Formal attire
Women: Evening dress. Do not forget to wear comfortable shoes since you will be dancing all night.
Men: Tail coat with all accessories (white tie, with tails) and patent-leather shoes (or well polished black leather shoes). Uniform is not allowed.
Both: The winners of the Nobel lottery are required to wear a student cap (clean and white). Students of technology are permitted to wear a so-called "schmeck" (a student cap for technology students) but without spegats and pins. Academic Honors are not accepted at the Nobel Banquet. Consider the fact that you are attending the party as a student and you represent the students of Sweden.
Questions about the lottery
Q: How do you pay for the lottery tickets?
A: You pay for yout lottery tickets through the incorporated Payson online payment system. When you book your tickets, you will automatically be redirected to the Payson website

Q: How many tickets can you win?
A: You can only win the possibility to buy a one ticket for two (for example, for yourself and your date.

Q: How many lottery tickets are you allowed to buy?
A: Indefinite, as many as you like.

Q: How many winners do you draw?
A: 40 winners.

Q: When is the draw?
A: It is an open event and it takes place on 2017-11-05.

Q: Who can participate in the lottery?
A: Anyone can buy lottery tickets, but the winners need to be able to prove that they are members of their respective student unions or the alike.

Q: Is it a single ticket?
A: No, it is a ticket for two and you have to bring someone. If you cannot find someone to go with, please contact us at oma at ssco.se as soon as possible and we will do what we can to help you..

If you win
Q: Are you allowed to wear a uniform at the Nobel Banquet?
A: No.

Q: Are you allowed to sell your ticket to someone else?
A: No, this is not permitted, the tickets are personal.

Q: What happens after the draw of the lottery?
A: An email will be sent to all participants of the lottery. You will be notified whether you win, lose or are on the reserve list. The winners then lfollow the instructions given in the e-mail that has been sent to them.

Q: My companion is not a student; does she/he have to wear a student cap?
A: No, he or she you iare not required to do so, but if you both are students, it would be is nice if you did would since you are both representatives of the students of Sweden

Q: Who can you bring as your companion?
A: Anyone you want. The person does not have to be a student and does not have to be of the opposite sex. If you bring someone of the same sex we cannot guarantee that you will get a dinner partner of the opposite sex during the banquet.

About SSCO

Stockholm Federation of Student Unions, SSCO, is an organisation for cooperation between student unions in the Stockholm region. Through our more than 50 members unions, SSCO represents approximently 80 000 students. Founded in 1896, the organisation's original focus was providing services for the students in Stockholm. Since then, SSCO has moved towards working as a lobby organisation. SSCO's main focus today is influencing politicians on the local, regional and national levels. SSCO continues its work towards policy makers in all levels of government to improve the situation of the students in Stockholm and to strengthen Stockholm as a leading region for education in Sweden. By bringing student related issues to the attention of politicians and other offcials and by working to maintain existing collaborations, SSCO aims to secure students long-term influence in the region.

SSCO has three main tasks:
- To protect and develop Stockholm as the leading region of education in Sweden.
- To offer meeting places for students and student unions in Stockholm.
- To provide students with common services.

Social activities

During the Swedish holiday walpurgis SSCO annually arranges the traditional student festivities during the celebrations at Skansen. Leading up to Walpurgis Night there is the pub crawl where you can visit student pubs around Stockholm. At www.fester.nu you can find more information about all the other parties and pubs hosted by the student unions in Stockholm. For further information about social activities for students in Stockholm contact oma@ssco.se .

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