Lancaster University FAQ

Have questions about working at Lancaster University? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Lancaster University.

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33 English questions out of 33

20 February 2021

Does Lancaster University offer sponsored degrees?

Pros

tuition waived. full stipend. high quality supervision

Cons

located in a very small town.

tuition waived.

20 February 2021

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20 August 2019

Does Lancaster University offer unlimited holiday?

Pros

It really depends on who you are working with. In general, at least in my department, you have flexible hours and an amazing infrastructure to run your experiments.

Cons

It's a bit tricky to get some time off and negotiate vacations. But I guess it's always hard when you have to work with research.

It's a bit tricky to get some time off and negotiate vacations.

20 August 2019

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5 December 2019

Does Lancaster University offer massages?

Pros

Free meals, would often receive 3 full meals if doing a long shift plus food to take home. Nice people and varied work.

Cons

Can be stressful and it's hard work.

Free meals, would often receive 3 full meals if doing a long shift plus food to take home.

5 December 2019

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7 January 2020

Does Lancaster University have a pension plan?

Pros

University pay structure, nothing else

Cons

Lack of opportunity, absentee Centre Manager with no efforts made to keep staff informed or motivated, lack of practical action to develop staff, appalling pension offering (LGPS) could and should be much better than it is

Advice to Management

More tangible efforts to develop staff

Lack of opportunity, absentee Centre Manager with no efforts made to keep staff informed or motivated, lack of practical action to develop staff, appalling pension offering (LGPS) could and should be much better than it is

7 January 2020

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30 March 2021

Does Lancaster University offer life insurance?

Pros

Collegiate System, Great Academics, Student Life

Cons

Nothing, Nothing, N/A, Not applicable, Nope

Collegiate System, Great Academics, Student Life

30 March 2021

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