Graduate Student Exit Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete this questionnaire. The experiences and opinions of graduate students are important to the process of improving graduate student experiences at Dalhousie University. We value the information and advice you provide. Please answer all applicable questions.

1. What kind of program were you in?
Masters course/project  
Masters thesis  
PhD  
Graduate Certificate  
2. Which department at the University administered your program?
3. Please select your degree program, including joint programs such as MLIS/MPA.
4. How long were you registered in this program before you withdrew?
YearsMonths
5. How would you rate:
Faculty of Graduate StudiesPoorFairSatisfactoryGoodExcellentN/A
Information Desk
Admissions Process
Program Regulations
Scholarships
Conference Travel Grants
Faculty of Graduate Studies Website
Thesis Submission
PhD Defence
 Please Explain:
6. How would you rate:
Satisfaction with programPoorFairSatisfactoryGoodExcellentN/A
Relationship between faculty and graduate students
Overall quality level of teaching by faculty
Advice on the availability of financial support
Quality of academic advising and guidance
Helpfulness of staff
Opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary work
Professional Skills DevelopmentPoorFairSatisfactoryGoodExcellentN/A
Workshops on teaching
Workshops on candidacy examinations
Feedback on research
Workshops on academic writing in your field
Workshops on writing grant proposals
Workshops on publishing your work
Workshops on job search
On-campus Social ActivitiesPoorFairStaisfactoryGoodExcellentN/A
University wide social activities
Department social activities
Your specific area of study social activities
GeneralPoorFairSatisfactoryGoodExcellentN/A
Your academic experience at the university
Your student life experience at the university
Your graduate program at the university
University facilities
 Please Explain:
7. Reason for withdrawing
Did not meet expectations  
Employment opportunity  
Family  
Finances  
Grades  
Health   
Other  
8. On the basis of your experience, would you recommend Dalhousie for the same program?
Yes  
No  
Not sure  
 Why/Why not?