Join the third year of the competition of Palacký University Olomouc faculties in free blood donation, or Roll Up Your Sleeves! You can donate blood or blood plasma in any donation point, throughout the Czech Republic, from 13 February to 21 April 2023 in order to support a good cause and the competitive spirit among UP faculties. The competition will measure the total volume of blood donated by students and employees of each individual faculty, and the percentage of donors among students. Joining the competition couldn’t be easier: just fill in the form, receive a stamp at the selected donation point after your blood donation, and then place the form into one of the collection boxes placed at all faculties or directly at the Transfusion Department. The battle of the faculties will last the entire summer semester, starting during the week-long Donate Blood with the Rector challenge on 13 February and ending with the announcement of the competition results during the Olomouc Majáles student festival on 3 May.
Why donate blood?
First, donating blood or blood plasma is a priceless feeling; and second, university students and staff ought to set an example for the world!
Who is eligible to donate?
All information on whether you are a suitable donor can be found here. Please read the terms and conditions properly to avoid any unnecessary visits to the hospital, with regard to both smooth proceedings of the event and the current epidemic situation.
The competition of faculties is organised by the UP FHS Student Association in cooperation with the UP Communications Office and the Transfusion Department, University Hospital Olomouc. All information about the rules of the contest, including a printable application form, can be found on the Facebook page Battle of the Faculties (in Czech).