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University of the West of England Overview

Bristol, England
1001 to 5000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a modern university in the thriving city of Bristol. It is one of Britain's most popular universities, with more than 27,000 students and 3,000 staff, and is the largest provider of higher education in South ... Read more

Mission: To be a university recognised for the success and impact of our professionally-recognised and practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and connections; our agile ways of working; and our inclusive and global outlook and approach.

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    Current Employee - Operations Team Manager in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Operations Team Manager in Bristol, England
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    I have been working at University of the West of England full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    UWE is made up of 3,500 staff and 27,000 students, so you are not just working in a company - you are working in a whole community! A community that is full of opportunity, creativity and enthusiasm - and that is what makes it a great place to work.

    Staff are welcoming and supportive, diversity is encouraged and flexible working patterns supported.

    Work/life balance is actively encouraged and the benefits (particularly pension) are excellent.

    Cons

    It can take some time to reach decisions given the size and diversity of the university, however the Leadership Team are committed to moving forward with a relevant offering for our students in order to equip them for the world of work.

    Advice to Management

    Students are core to what we are about, but let's remember that we also need to promote the fantastic employment opportunities available here at UWE!

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University of the West of England Photos

University of the West of England photo of: New Bristol Business and Law School building
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University of the West of England photo of: Students on UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus sat outside The Students' Union building
University of the West of England photo of: The lawn area on UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus
University of the West of England photo of: Students walking in the grounds of UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus
University of the West of England photo of: The historic buildings on UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus
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University of the West of England Interviews

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    Associate Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bristol, England
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of the West of England (Bristol, England) in March 2018.

    Interview

    Had to prepare several pre-interview tasks including preparing a digital artefact and 1-page synthesis.

    Actual interview was a 20-minute facilitation mock exercise with 16 people, who all very friendly and made it easy to present. Interview panel was 4 senior managers and they asked the usual ‘why work here’ types of questions. Although I did not get the job, one of the managers called me that afternoon to give feedback and it was probably one of the best feedback conversations I have ever had anywhere. HR also was very efficient with expenses reimbursement. Very organised.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want this job. Why do you want to work here. How to you communicate in a matrix scenario.   Answer Question
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