University of Leicester Interview Questions

Updated Jun 25, 2022

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Positive88%
Negative9%
Neutral3%
Getting an Interview
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In Person7%
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I interviewed at University of Leicester

Interview

The interview took place a month after submitting an application. I was asked to deliver a presentation on a topic of their choice to a panel of interviewers. Overall it was a positive experience.

Interview Questions
  • What do you understand about safeguarding?
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at University of Leicester in May 2022

Interview

it was a one hour interview, where 3 interviewers asked different questions based on the priorities they were looking in the candidate. The interview went well and the interviewers were friendly enough to answer questions in our own time.

Interview Questions
  • How would you comply with the stakeholder when there is a problem with the business.
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I interviewed at University of Leicester

Interview

The interview was one hours long considered of three parts, reviewing the current university website, talking about your works and answering behavioural questions. After finding everything, there’s a 10 minute questions and answers session.

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University of Leicester

Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at University of Leicester

Interview

The interview process was very quick and efficient. I applied via CV and they requested my references. This was followed by a single interview and an introduction to the other post grad researchers after. I heard back within a day of the outcome.

Interview Questions
  • Explain your masters thesis and what skills can apply to this project
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview
Application

I interviewed at University of Leicester

Interview

Read through list of questions related to criteria. Not too much interaction or warmth. Very rigid by reading through list. There is an heir of arrogance about the company and the way their communications approach is.

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University of Leicester

Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Leicester (Leicester, England)

Interview

quick easy process, a couple of questions about cv and situational ones overall positive experience interview took place over ms teams, i was waiting around 2 weeks to find out i am shortlisted and a week after interview i found out i was successful

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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at University of Leicester (Leicester, England) in Aug 2020

Interview

Well organized and pretty straightforward, HR was fantastic and very helpful. The interview day was smooth and consisted of two seperate sets of panels. one assessed my 20mins presentation and the other was for the real interview

Interview Questions
  • On the content of my presentation My suitability for the role; general and specific.
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England

No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at University of Leicester (Leicester, England) in Jul 2020

Interview

Virtual interview, first round, 30 mins in length. They said they were using it to screen candidates, given they had a really strong field. They offered feedback afterwards on request, and I requested it, but never got a response.

Interview Questions
  • Tell us about a recruitment campaign that you've planned and delivered.
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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jos

Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at University of Leicester (Jos) in Jan 2020

Interview

The potential supervisors and staff from another department carry out the interview. Really relaxed will give you feedback along the way. Ask about a paper that I have read recently that interest me.

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University of Leicester

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leicester, England

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at University of Leicester (Leicester, England) in Aug 2019

Interview

I received an initial call to book an interview. I was asked to prepare a presentation, and I was interviewed by three people. The interview was over Skype and there were some technology difficulties, but they were very gracious about it. I found their approach very personable. I was called to book the interview, and when I didn't get the position, they called and provided me with useful feedback. Overall, a very pleasant and professional interview experience.

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University of Leicester Interviews FAQs

Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at University of Leicester as 85.0% positive with a difficulty rating score of 2.96 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Research Technician and Research Associate rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Head of Recruitment Marketing and Postdoctoral roles were rated as the easiest.

The hiring process at University of Leicester takes an average of 25 days when considering 31 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Postdoctoral had the quickest hiring process (on average 1 day), whereas Research Associate roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 21 days).

Common stages of the interview process at University of Leicester according to 31 Glassdoor interviews include:

Group Panel Interview: 34.09%

Presentation: 15.91%

Drugs Test: 13.64%

Background Check: 13.64%

One-on-One Interview: 11.36%

Phone Interview: 4.55%

Skills Test: 2.27%

Other: 2.27%

IQ Intelligence Test: 2.27%

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