Coventry University Reviews

Updated Jun 28, 2022

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3.6
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Pros
  • "Working environment, people, research, faculties(in 20 reviews)

  • "Academic independence, friendly staff, flexible working(in 18 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor Academic integrity from university senior management(in 15 reviews)

  • "Long hours, high expectations, heavy workload(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Outstanding

      Jun 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      There are alot of job opportunities.

      Cons

      low pay and limited vacancy

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great but developing

      Jun 28, 2022 - Tutor 
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      Pros

      Employment conditions, friendliness, happy work place.

      Cons

      Depends how you feel about a developing HE sector in the region

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best environment

      Jun 17, 2022 - PhD Student 
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      Pros

      Good salary, good working condition , good connection with the industry

      Cons

      No cons that I can think of

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice place to work

      Jun 13, 2022 - Admissions Manager in Coventry, England
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      Pros

      Team ethos Benefits Work from home Flexible hours

      Cons

      Red tape Takes a long time to get things done

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great Place to work

      Jun 10, 2022 - Digital Media Producer 
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      Pros

      At the cutting edge of innovation

      Cons

      But bogged down in beauracracy

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good opportunity

      Jun 8, 2022 - PhD Researcher 
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      Pros

      Opportunity, progression, networking, local, modern

      Cons

      Lonely at times, fewer academic posts

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to work

      Jun 9, 2022 - Student Ambassador 
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      Pros

      Fits aroud studies Freindly colleges and mgmt

      Cons

      Hours can be limited but well communicted

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Always recruiting

      Jun 22, 2022 - Registry Administrator in Coventry, England
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      Pros

      Located at City centre very convenient

      Cons

      System and people always changing, not well Organised.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

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      Jun 20, 2022 - N A 
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      Pros

      Pleasant teams and colleagues to work with

      Cons

      No repercussion for colleagues not doing their jobs. Low staff benefits and pay. Lots of teams are understaffed and little care is given to staff.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Job security

      Jun 20, 2022 - Assistant Lecturer in Coventry, England
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      Pros

      Loads to Learn you can easily get involved in many things.

      Cons

      Poor Progression structure and no fair distribution of workload

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    Coventry University has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 518 reviews left anonymously by employees. 57% of employees would recommend working at Coventry University to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Coventry University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Coventry University. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    57% of Coventry University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Coventry University 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.0 for career opportunities.

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