A full list of FAQs is provided below. If you can’t find what you need here, please contact our customer service team. They’ll be happy to help!

1.What is U-Lott?
U-Lott is a fundraising lottery scheme, designed to give Universities and  Students’ Unions large and small the chance to gain support and raise valuable funds for local good causes through their own weekly lottery draw.

You can play for as little as £1 per week. 40p of every £1 you play is guaranteed to go straight to a good cause. The remaining 60p will be used to provide prizes and cover administration costs. By joining the U Lott Lottery you will be entered into the respective draw of the University or Students’ Union that you wish to support.

For just £1 per week you will be allocated with a six digit U-Lott Lottery number, which will remain yours for as long as you wish to keep playing. You can purchase more than one number if you wish.

Every Saturday, the lucky winners are selected at random and prize cheques issued and posted directly to you, so there is no need for you to claim. You must be 16 or over to enter. Winners have to match 3, 4 5 or all 6 digits of the winning number in the correct place in the sequence.

2. How do I play U-Lott?
Once you’ve chosen your cause, you can sign-up to enter their weekly draw for as little as £1 per week.

For every £1 you play each week, you’ll receive a unique 6-digit lottery number.

Winning numbers are revealed each week. Match up your numbers to win up to £15,000!

  • 6 digits in the correct place wins£15,000
  • 5 digits in the correct place wins£750
  • 4 digits in the correct place wins£20
  • 3 digits in the correct place wins£5

3. Do I need to be a student to play?
No! This is a University lottery so anyone with an interest or link to a University can play, we help fund student good causes. Anyone can contribute. 
4. How do you offer £15,000 every week?
U-Lott operates alongside Sterling lottery management, who pay prize provision with every ticket. This allows us to use a large pool of players in order to provide bigger jackpots and raise more for good causes. 
5. How do I receive my six digit number?
Once you have chosen the lottery you would like to support and filled in the prompts and payment details, you will be sent your unique six digit number via email.
6. What happens when I win?
Winners will be notified by email within two weeks of the date of the draw. On receiving this notification a letter will be sent including a cheque to the value of the prize won made payable to the player.
7. When can I play U-Lott?
U-Lott draws are held every Saturday. The deadline for the draws will be indicated on the countdown clock on the Homepage. Please be aware, if you start to play U-Lott before the deadline, however do not submit it successfully before the deadline has passed, you will not be entered until the following draw.
8. Where can I find the results?
U-Lott results are published every Saturday and will be available on the Homepage, where you can also search for the results of previous draws.
9. How long until results are known?
The results of each Draw will be published on the Lottery website every Saturday and may also be published in any other manner determined by U-Lott from time to time.
10. What happens if I lose connection while playing?
We advise to call our helpline and they will be able to assist you and confirm whether or not a payment was taken successfully.
11. Why do you get linked to another site when making a payment?
When taking payments U-Lott guarantee they are all 100% secure and in order to do this we re-direct players to our secure service provider Secure trading. We apologise if this is seen as an inconvenience but it is done for the security of all U-Lott players.
12. Where does the money go, exactly?
For every £1 you play, 40p will go straight to your chosen cause.

£1/week £2/week £3/week
1 chance to win 2 chances to win 3 chances to win
40p goes straight to your chosen cause each week 80p goes straight to your chosen cause each week £1.20 goes straight to your chosen cause each week

13. What are the prizes and how do I know if I have won?

Four fantastic cash prizes

Each player is given a unique six-digit lottery number. To win, they need to match their digits against the digits in the winning number. They achieve a ‘match’ when one of their digits appears in the winning number in the same place as in it is in their lottery number.

  Sample lottery number  3 4 6 1 2 2

 Sample winning number 3 5 6 3 9 2  Three digits match!

The prizes in U-Lott are:





Three digit match

Four digit match

Five digit match

Six digit match

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