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Cardiff University Reviews

Updated Dec 9, 2019

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4.0
79%
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63%
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Cardiff University President & Vice-Chancellor Colin Riordan
Colin Riordan
57 Ratings
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  1. "A great place to work as a student"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at Cardiff University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay was really good Interesting research topic Colleagues share same interests Flexible hours

    Cons

    Job can get monotonous at times

    Cardiff University2019-10-07
  2. "PDRA Review"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cardiff University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting work, state of the art equipment, excellent support.

    Cons

    Short term contracts, 1-3 years

    Cardiff University2019-12-10
  3. "Admin"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, nice environment

    Cons

    Boring sometimes, not really much to say, generally an alright job for a graduate or anything tbh

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Cardiff University2019-11-29
  4. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    All equipment required to perform your job efficiently

    Cons

    Administration can be quite heavy

    Cardiff University2019-11-27
  5. "?"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cardiff University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, easy, good pay, you meet nice people

    Cons

    can be draining and a bit tedious

    Cardiff University2019-11-21
  6. "Student Experience"

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    Current Employee - Student Consultant in Cardiff, Wales

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time

    Pros

    Conducive environment, diverse range of students

    Cons

    Facilities are not that advanced

    Advice to Management

    Brush up and upgrade the university system

    Cardiff University2019-12-04
  7. "Working at Cardiff Uni"

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    Current Employee - PhD in Cardiff, Wales

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - learn how to be tough (mentally as well)

    Cons

    - poor supervision - poor management

    Cardiff University2019-12-04
  8. "Plenty of job autonomy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Job autonomy, job satisfaction, ability to make change

    Cons

    Change is slow, communications are poor

    Cardiff University2019-11-18
  9. "Cardiff."

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    Current Employee - Senior Technician in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Cardiff university always looks at redeployment before redundancies are made., and offer a good pension package

    Cons

    Does not communicate well at all times and fails to let staff know what the university is achieving.

    Cardiff University2019-11-16
  10. "Friendly place to work"

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    Current Employee - Web Producer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardiff University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pension, lots of holidays, nice people.

    Cons

    Not much scope for career progression. Budgets are very tight.

    Advice to Management

    Spend less on buildings, more on staff.

    Cardiff University2019-11-16
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