Coventry University Reviews

Updated Oct 24, 2021

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3.6
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Coventry University Vice-Chancellor and CEO Professor John Latham CBE (no image)
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Pros
  • "Excellent teams, great environment to work in(in 14 reviews)

  • "Academic independence, friendly staff, flexible working(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management promised 5 hours F2F teaching without consulting staff(in 7 reviews)

  • "male pale and stale, and somewhat cronyistic // High staff turnover in many teams (due to people being forced out, or getting fed up with the above(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Young and Energetic

      Oct 12, 2021 - Assistant Professor in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Full of diversity with so many international researchers.

      Cons

      Lack of stability and job security.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent

      Oct 21, 2021 - Executive Team Leader 
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      Pros

      A university that going places

      Cons

      lack of adequate car parking

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

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      Oct 20, 2021 - Student Ambassador in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Great part time work alongside studying

      Cons

      Not as much offered as advertised

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Oct 18, 2021 - Assistant Lecturer in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Colleagues are friendly and supportive

      Cons

      teaching is a little heavy.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing

      Oct 6, 2021 - Student Ambassador 
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      Pros

      Great experience overall. Recommend it

      Cons

      No that I can think of

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not bad but could be better

      Oct 20, 2021 - Technician in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Good colleagues, free parking, nice campus

      Cons

      Salary could have been better

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Friendly colleagues and great vibe

      Sep 29, 2021 - Assistant Lecturer in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Colleagues are friendly and supportive. The institution is not your classic stuffy place.

      Cons

      Communication is not great, and this can generate confusion

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor communication and bad organiasitonal culture

      Oct 15, 2021 - Communications Manager 
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      Pros

      Agile working between the office (two days a week) and home

      Cons

      Unclear internal communication and processes which reduces productivity Unhealthy working approaches and styles i.e. too many communications channels, back-to-back meetings and not sharing information or updates Issues not being resolved which has had a negative impact on staff wellbeing

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Business first, people's value is less for this company

      Oct 11, 2021 - International Student Officer in Coventry, England, England
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      Pros

      Nice colleagues are positive parts.

      Cons

      The company is too business focused, too many working hours with low wage.

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    11. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

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      Oct 9, 2021 - Student 
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      Pros

      Fun working environment, modern campus.

      Cons

      Misleading amount of contact time with lecturers.

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