Political Science Alumni Stories

Alumni: share your story!

Tell us about the memories and experiences that have shaped your career path since graduating.

Follow the link to record your story on your cell phone or computer — just follow the prompts and press send!

Click here to share your story now


The Department of Political Science would like to hear about your time at UBC. Share your experiences with current students as they graduate and embark on unknown career paths.

Here are the questions and prompts for the video.

  1. Hi, my name is (first/last Name), I’m a (year/degree) UBC Grad and currently work as a…..
  2. What memory stands out for you while being a student in the Political Science department?
  3. How did your experience studying Political Science help to prepare you for your career?
  4. Is there something that made / makes UBC political science unique?
  5. Is there anything else you want to add?

Some tips to keep in mind as you’re recording:

  • Make sure there is plenty of light – Storytap will let you know if it’s too dark!
  • Find a space where you can talk in full volume and there is little to no background noise.
  • As Ralph Waldo Emerson says, “Heroes, saints and gods use short and positive speech.” Be a hero and keep it short.
  • Relax and have fun!

Thank you for participating.

We may feature these stories on the Political Science Department website, materials and social media. Please note not all of the footage collected will be used.  By submitting this form you give UBC permission to publish your submission in print materials and online.