First-year students wanted for research!

Research is a vibrant part of UC and we would like to ask you to take part.

We are looking for first-year university students who are interested in participating in a study looking at changes in health behaviours and well-being of students during their first year at university. Participation involves the completion of one online survey now, and three more brief online surveys throughout 2015.

If you decide to participate and complete survey number 1, you will go into a draw to win a Westfield or Petrol voucher (one $100 voucher and one $50 voucher available)! There are also vouchers available for the other three surveys. If you complete all 4 online surveys then you have the chance to win an iPad-mini in November!!

The surveys have been reviewed and approved by the University of Canterbury Human Ethics Committee, and all your data will be confidential. Participating in this study is 100% voluntary. Click here for more information about the study and access to the first online survey.   

If you have any questions, please contact Associate Professor Roeline Kuijer ( who works at the Department of Psychology.

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