Getting paid to take surveys with one of Australia’s top websites, Studentedge.org. After joining you will receive invites to take Australian paid surveys. You will receive what is called edge credits after completing each one. You can exchange them for both cash and/or gift cards. After gaining 1000 edge credits for example you will be eligible for offers at stores like JBHI-FI, Coles, K-Mart, and Target. After just 500 credits you will earn gift cards at Coles Express, Hoyts, Nandos, and Boost. After 3000 edge credits, your eligible for $30 in cash paid into your PayPal account.
Every quarter you will gain 2 entries into a sweepstakes drawing for $2000 for every survey completed. This reward is in addition to the edge credits received.
Membership is free to join. They have members from countries all over the world and have almost 1 million members to date.
Besides offering some interesting paid online surveys, they have a special section that I really like. Its called online courses to help navigate the challenges of life. Its a basic course that teaches people the many challenges of life. They have a section for both teachers and students alike.
In addition to offering surveys they offer a job section that helps you to build a resume and find a job. They have writing competitions to match your writing skills with people from all over the world.
The paid market research surveys portion is for Australian youths only. The ages range from 12-29 and already boasts 60,000 youths. The market research company can take on both large and small projects for survey distribution targeted for youths inside Australia. Past projects included 1300 youths for a Microsoft project targeting high school students in 2014.
In the past Student Edge used to charge a fee. Now they give people the chance to sign up for free. Joining for free sets the youth up for a chance to win $20,000 in prizes each and every month. Also, you gain access to a student forum where you can share information on a wide variety of topics including politics, movies, TV, sports and more.
The surveys themselves are short when compared with other sites. You will not have to spend more than 25 minutes on them. Users get paid over $40,000 per month by completing them successfully and on time. When you are invited for a survey opportunity, it will be open for a few days. Once they are closed, they are closed for good.