Tools and Best Practices

CIAP can offer advice and guidance on aspects of survey planning, methodologies and reporting related to Institutional Surveys. For assistance please contact us at or 864-4016.

The following templates and samples are available to Units when planning an Institutional Survey.


Privacy Notice:The Information Access and Privacy Office has several sample Privacy Notices that can be used when collecting information directly from individuals.

Focus Group Consent Form: CIAP uses a standard consent form for every focus group session that it conducts.

Memorial University Act: The following statement is placed at the end of every correspondence to the sampled population

"The information you provide is collected under the general authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 Chapter M-7) for the purposes of the SURVEY TITLE. Questions concerning the collection, use and disclosure of this information should be directed to our Centre for Institutional Analysis and Planning office at 864-4016 or"


Centre for Institutional Analysis and Planning

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000