Compare University of Cambridge vs University College London BETA

See how working at University of Cambridge vs. University College London compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at University of Cambridge vs. University College London. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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University of Cambridge

Employee Ratings

  • University of Cambridge scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
  • University College London scored higher in 5 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1261 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 1331 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
University of Cambridge Ceo Professor Stephen Toope
89%
89%Professor Stephen Toope
CEO Approval
University College London Ceo Michael Arthur
89%
89%Michael Arthur
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
University College London employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than University of Cambridge employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, University College London salaries averaged £3,105 higher than University of Cambridge.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student384 Salaries
£15,237/yr
Research Associate324 Salaries
£35,043/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow36 Salaries
£33,824/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student323 Salaries
£17,392/yr
Research Associate193 Salaries
£38,294/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow34 Salaries
£37,732/yr

What Employees Say

  • University College London had 15 more reviews than University of Cambridge that mentioned "Flexible working hours" as a Pro.
  • University of Cambridge had 8 more reviews than University College London that mentioned "Career progression" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 52 reviews)
Pros
"Ucl"(in 60 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 31 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 29 reviews)
Cons
"Ucl"(in 51 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Professor

I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time

Pros

You are paid so much so your life in Cam is quite perfect.

Cons

It's just quite in stereo type.

"Nice"1 Aug 2021

Current Employee - PhD Student

I have been working at University College London full-time for less than a year

Pros

Nice location, Nice professors and coworkers, facilities are good and do have enough fundings to support the research

Cons

the Ph.D. salary is not pretty enough to support a London life and the weather in London is not really friendly

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