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  • Flexible Working  (14 comments)

    “as a phd student, you do have very flexible work hours as it depends on your project. you can come and work on the weekends, if you choose to.”

  • Work From Home  (5 comments)

    “It is generally accepted in academia that you can do your work anywhere as long as you get it done. UCL is no exception, but in terms of PhD...”

  • Pension Plan  (3 comments)

    “There has been so much controversy regarding the pension scheme USS, that at some points I simply stopped caring.”

  • 12 Jul 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PhD Graduate Student in London, England

    Flexible work but low salaries

  • 10 Jul 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher - PhD Student in London, England

    Best: Good amount of money at the end of the contract Worst: Absolute absence of communications from HR

  • 08 Jun 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Best - flexibility Worse - salary

  • 31 May 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Service Manager in London, England

    Good annual leave, plus additional "UCL" days off plus Bank Hoidays

  • 25 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    best: good payment compared with some small firms when you do the part time job, con: lasting period for payment, maybe too long

  • 22 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Training opportunities and progress academically in your field, assuming you have a supportive manager. Career development courses which you can attend.

  • 21 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Post Doctoral Research Associate in London, England

    The best is the paternity leave, it is 4 weeks and fully paid

  • 21 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Visiting Fellowship in London, England

    The best thing which they offer is highly professional and independent work environment. The worst side of my internship is unpaid. London is an expensive city, it is difficult to afford life expenses. They can at least offer a small amount of money.

  • 19 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Generous public pension scheme and parental leave

  • 15 Jan 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Great pension scheme & flexible working.

Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Tick markDeath in Service (5)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Tick markPension Plan (14)
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

  • Sick Pay
  • Annual Leave
  • Sabbatical
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Benefits

  • Tick markBike to Work Scheme (30)
  • Employee Discount
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development

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