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2021 Faculty of Science Alumni Survey

WELCOME DAL SCIENCE ALUMNI
As a graduate of Dalhousie’s Faculty of Science, we invite you to participate in the 2021 Dal Science Alumni Survey. The expected time to complete the survey is approximately 10 minutes. Your participation will help us understand your connection to Dalhousie University and the Faculty of Science, improve communications, develop engaging alumni activities, and learn first-hand about your Dalhousie experiences to help inform academic programing and strategic planning in the Faculty of Science.

You will be entered to win a $150 gift card to the Dalhousie Bookstore.

Your participation is voluntary. We may follow-up at a later date to discuss your survey responses. We thank you for your time and participation.


CONNECTION & ENGAGEMENT

1. Please select the degree level you graduated with from Dalhousie’s Faculty of Science?
Undergraduate degree  
Graduate degree  
Multiple degrees  
2. Which of the following programs did you major in (please select all that apply):
Actuarial Science  
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology  
Biology  
Chemistry  
Integrated Science Program  
Earth Sciences  
Economics  
Environmental Science  
Environment, Sustainability and Society  
Marine Biology  
Marine Affairs  
Mathematics  
Medical Sciences  
Meteorology Diploma  
Microbiology and Immunology  
Neuroscience  
Ocean Sciences  
Physics and Atmospheric Sciences  
Psychology  
I do not know  
3. Have you completed a degree outside the Faculty of Science?
No  
Yes  
 If yes, what was your degree outside the Faculty of Science?
4. When was your most recent graduate date from Dalhousie?
1-5 years ago  
6-10 years ago  
11-20 years ago  
More than 20 years ago  
5. How connected do you feel to Dalhousie University?
Not at all connectedSomewhat connectedNeutralConnectedVery connected
6. How connected are you to the Faculty of Science?
Not at all connectedSomewhat connectedNeutralConnectedVery connected
7. How connected are you to your Department(s) or program in the Faculty of Science?
Not at all connectedSomewhat connectedNeutralConnectedVery connected

EVENTS & PROGRAMMING

8. How many Dalhousie events have you attended in the past five years?
1-5 events  
6-10 events  
11-20 events  
I do not know  
9. Have you participated in any online events?
Yes  
No   
I do not know  
10. Have you participated in any of the following campaigns, events or initiatives led by Faculty of Science?

Select all that apply:
Science As Art Calendar   
Sciographies – podcast and radio show  
Open Dialogue Live Series  
Other:    
 Do you have any comments you can share with us on your experience with any of these campaigns, events or initiatives?
11. Have you participated in any events (panel discussions, mentorship, volunteering, etc.) led by a Faculty of Science department or program?
Yes  
No  
I'm not sure  
 Do you have any comments you can share with us on your experience with a Faculty/Department or program-based events?
12. What alumni events (online or in-person) would you be interested in attending?
Student & Alumni Mentorship  
Alumni Networking & Social Events  
Alumni Panel Discussions  
Other   
COMMUNICATIONS
13. How do you learn about information, events and initiatives at Dalhousie University?

Select all that apply:
Email   
Online News   
E-Newsletters  
Social Media   
Dalhousie Magazine  
Other   
14. How do you learn about Faculty of Science information, events and initiatives?

Select all that apply:
Email  
Online News   
E-Newsletters   
Social Media  
Other   
15. How do you learn about department or program information, events and initiatives?

Select all that apply:
Email   
Online News  
E-Newsletters  
Social Media  
16. How often would you like to hear from the Faculty of Science?
Once a month (monthly)  
4x per year (seasonal)  
1x per year (annual)   
Other:   
17. How often would you like to hear from your Department/Program?
Once a month (monthly)   
4x per year (seasonal)  
1x per year (annual)  
Other:   
18. What type of news content interests you the most in the Faculty of Science?

Select all that apply:
New research within the Faculty of Science   
Student success stories, new initiatives and programs  
Alumni profiles and community news   
Upcoming events (Dalhousie, Faculty, Department)   
Other:   
19. Do you feel satisfied with the alumni engagement activities, programs and initiatives in the Faculty of Science?
Very dissatisfiedDissatisfiedNeutralSatisfiedVery satisfied
 If you are NOT satisfied, how can we do better?
EXPERIENCES & CAREER
20. Are you employed in your area of study?
Yes  
No  
I do not know  
21. If your answered no to the above, why?
I cannot find employment in my field  
I am continuing my education   
I am pursuing employment in another field   
I do not know  
Other:   
22. Please select the area(s) you work in?

Select all that apply:
Education & Teaching  
Research  
Technology  
Administration & Management  
Communications  
Healthcare  
Other  
 If you are now retired, what area did you work in?
23. Do you feel your degree(s) from Dalhousie’s Faculty of Science prepared you for your career?
Yes  
No   
I do not know  
24. If yes, how did we prepare you?
 
25. If no, how could we do better?
 
VOLUNTEERISM
26.  Would you be interested in volunteering at Dalhousie University?
I am already a Dalhousie Volunteer   
I would like to volunteer with Dal now or in future   
No, I am not interested  
27. Where are you located?
Halifax/Nova Scotia (local)  
Atlantic Canada  
Canada  
International  
28. If yes, what areas would you like to participate in?
Mentorship  
Panellist/speaker at event  
Alumni Committee   
Lending opinion and expertise  
Planning/Supporting alumni events or reunions   
Other  
 Comments
GIVING
29. Have you financially supported any initiatives at Dahousie Univeristy?
Yes  
No  
I do not know  
30. If you answered yes to the previous question, what compelled you to give?
Students  
Research  
Personal experiences  
I do not know  
I have not given  
Other  

CONTACT INFORMATION

In order to contact you for prizes, we ask that you voluntarily fill out the contact information below.

31. What is your first and last name?
 
32. What is your email address?
 
33. What is your degree?
 
34. What is your degree year?
 
35. Who is your current employer? (If retired, please indicate your most recent).
 
36. What is your current position? (If retired, please indicate your most recent).
 
Thank you for participating in the 2021 Faculty of Science Alumni Survey. If you have any questions, comments or news to share wiht us, please email alumni.science@dal.ca
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