Inbound Exchange Student Survey – Question Bank

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Name
Gender*
Program of Study(at Home University)
Faculty at U of R
Country of Citizenship
How many semesters did you stay at U of R?
Do we have permission to use comment anonymously in promotional materials?
Yes No
How helpful did you find the following to prepare for study abroad
Acceptance/welcome package from U of R
very unhelpful unhelpful not applicable helpful very helpful
Emails from SA office
very unhelpful unhelpful not applicable helpful very helpful
Was there any pre-departure info not provided that could've helped you?
Did you attend Orientation?
Yes No
If yes, how satisfied were you with Orientation?
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Did you find the Orientation program helpful?
Yes No
Why/Why not?
Is there anything that could improve the orientation program, or topics that you wish were covered?
How helpful did you find the information given to you by the SA office at Orientation (list documents here)?
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Any arrival info or services that could have been provided that would have made the arrival easier?
Did you feel that the coordinators at the U of R SA office were helpful during your stay?
very unhelpful unhelpful not applicable helpful very helpful
Why/Why not?
Did you feel at home when you arrived to the U of R?
strongly agree agree disagree strongly disagree
Why/Why not?
What was your accommodation option?
Residence Homestay Off-campus
Which Residence did you live in?
Rate level of satisfaction with living in residence.
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Did you have a meal plan?
Yes No
Rate level of satisfaction with meal plan.
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Comments about housing or meal plan for your exchange

How satisfied were you with:

Choice of academic courses available to you
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Academic advisor
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Rank (from 1(hardest)-6(easiest)) the following based on how challenging they were
Choosing courses at U of R
Academic workload (number of assignments, essays, exams)
Adjusting to new academic system
Professors (teaching styles, approaching for help)
Methods of assessment
Learning in English
Did you find your professors friendly and helpful?
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
What classes would you recommend future students to take?
Course Name and number
Professor Rating Scale
Comments
Course Name and number
Professor Rating Scale
Comments
Course Name and number
Professor Rating Scale
Comments
Course Name and number
Professor Rating Scale
Comments
Course Name and number
Professor Rating Scale
Comments
I found the class work equivalent to my home institution
strongly agree agree disagree strongly disagree
The level of classroom instruction was suitable for me
strongly agree agree disagree strongly disagree
My English language ability was sufficient for class participation/assignments/exams
strongly agree agree disagree strongly disagree
Further comments on your academics while on exchange at the U of R
How satisfied were you with the cultural activities offered on campus?
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
How satisfied were you with the cultural activities offered in the community?
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
Did you have any volunteer opportunities?
Yes No
If so, what did you do?
Comments about other events you would like to see for exchange students
Did you experience illness or injury for which you had to seek medical attention in Canada?
Yes No
Did you experience any incidents that affected your feeling of safety?
Yes No
In general, how safe did you feel?
very safe safe neutral unsafe very unsafe
How safe did you feel while on campus?
very safe safe neutral unsafe very unsafe
How safe did you feel while in the community?
very safe safe neutral unsafe very unsafe
If you experienced any health or safety incidents, please indicate your level of satisfaction with how these were resolved
very dissatisfied dissatisfied somewhat satisfied satisfied very satisfied
To what degree did you experience cultural shock?
not at all a little bit moderately quite a lot extremely
Please rate the following areas of your study abroad experience at U of R
Academically
very poor poor good very good excellent
Socially
very poor poor good very good excellent
Personal development
very poor poor good very good excellent
Overall study abroad experience
very poor poor good very good excellent
What was your biggest challenge you faced during your semester at the U of R?
If other, please specify:
Would you recommend the exchange program with the U of R to your friends back home?
Yes No
Other comments about any aspects of your exchange, including, but not limited to: comments about challenges you faced, things that the U of R could do better to help exchange students, the best/worst thing about your exchange, etc.

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