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University of Glasgow Benefits

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Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Sick Pay  (7 comments)

    “I called off work due to being down with the flu and got paid for the time I was absent as if I had gone to work normally.”

  • Employee Discount  (3 comments)

    “Lots of student discounts, as with any PhD”

  • 17 Dec 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Internship in Glasgow, Scotland

    Since this was a short contract based work, no benefits was given and expected.

  • 18 Feb 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glasgow, Scotland

    I was placed on the national pension scheme and was entitled to paid and sick leave and private parking.

  • 28 Jan 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PhD Researcher in Glasgow, Scotland

    If you are a PhD student here (as with most other universities) you have very few benefits and, as you are not a real employee, you do not have access to sick pay etc either - something to be wary of if you do consider starting a PhD

  • 19 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Technician in Glasgow, Scotland

    Good holidays, 31 days (including bank holidays), no evening or weekend work expected, time off over Christmas, flexible working hours, some staff have option of working from home if necessary

  • 06 Mar 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technician in Glasgow, Scotland

    Holidays are good, 28 days per year, plus extra days between Christmas and New Year. There is also the Ferguson Bequest that allows technical staff to get 2 free tickets to 2 attractions annually such as Edinburgh Zoo and Blair Drummond.

  • 09 Jan 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Glasgow, Scotland

    The good thing about benefits is the NEST Pension scheme. The University contributes up to 13% on top to the scheme which is a lot higher than UK average and the requested minimum.

  • 26 Oct 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Glasgow, Scotland

    Best thing was the gym

  • 23 Oct 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Demonstrator in Glasgow, Scotland

    I can really see any best or worst thing about the whole package. It is a flexible contract

  • 05 Oct 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland

    Sick leave, annual leave, pension.

  • 23 Aug 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Administrative Assistant in Cumbernauld, Scotland

    Great benefits for health hair and beauty, mobile phones, days out and activities

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
  • Tick markLife Insurance (3)
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

  • Tick markSick Pay (8)
  • Annual Leave
  • Sabbatical
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Benefits

Professional Support

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

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