Deakin University Reviews

Updated 27 May 2020

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4.1
77%
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84%
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Deakin University Vice Chancellor Jane den Hollander
Jane den Hollander
51 Ratings
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  • "No cons At all for working here(in 6 reviews)

  • "Poor career progression, political, nasty academics(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Research position"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Deakin University full-time

    Pros

    spacious working environment and colleagues are generally friendly

    Cons

    not much career progress and mostly learning through projects without much support

    Deakin University2017-10-09
  2. "Excellent place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Support Officer in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Good work culture. Amazing infrastructure. Great people!

    Cons

    No major issues that I ever faced.

    Deakin University2020-05-28
  3. "Good University"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Tutor in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deakin University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people, good casual pay

    Cons

    Very limited opportunities; you may need to look for opportunities yourself

    Deakin University2020-04-21
  4. "Perfect place to study"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Environmental Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time

    Pros

    supportive colleagues diverse culture green campus many resources professional academics

    Cons

    More teaching rather than research focus in engineering

    Deakin University2020-04-21
  5. "Lecturer at Deakin University"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Waurn Ponds
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time

    Pros

    Stable position that is ongoing

    Cons

    University with teaching focus, not research.

    Deakin University2020-04-15
  6. "What up"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Librarian in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work at, good environment, and reasonable job entitlements.

    Cons

    Gets a bit boring at times

    Deakin University2020-03-17
  7. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager 

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great sector to work in

    Cons

    Too many levels of management

    Deakin University2020-02-04
  8. "Great Environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lecturer 

    I worked at Deakin University part-time

    Pros

    Great Progress Plan for the future

    Cons

    workload is too high compared to other universities

    Deakin University2020-01-08
  9. "Interesting place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - User Experience and Innovation Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and genuine care for students

    Cons

    Hard to implement change Extremely siloed

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    Deakin University2020-01-17
  10. "Perfect for work life balance!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Burwood, Victoria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance os really good- can work from home (depending on the manager),

    Cons

    Slow environment, very few opportunities for promotion within the same team, siloed communication

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    Deakin University2020-01-15
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