Edinburgh Napier University Reviews

Updated 24 Apr 2021

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  • "Senior management need to be visible and demonstrating improved results(in 5 reviews)

  • "Bad organisation between lectures, classes overlapping themselves and taking off classes you would like to do(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Hhhjj"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant 

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University full-time

    Pros

    Flex suite supplies will provide

    Cons

    College collect work materials being

  2. "Great way to get experience as a student"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student Demonstrator 

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

    Pros

    It's great to be able to give back to the degree while refreshing your own knowledge working as a student demonstrator

    Cons

    No complaints, easy part time gig


  3. "Reasonable"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Security Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edinburgh Napier University full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for the security industry Good work life balance 4 on 4 off. Good working structure. Can have some easy shifts

    Cons

    Can be a bit of a retirement home for ex services and police etc.. Can be a bit stale at times with repetitive days. Easy for staff to become lazy and they are rarely picked up on it by supervisors who aren't proactive.

  4. "Good"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Student in Bathgate, Scotland, Scotland

    I have been working at Edinburgh Napier University full-time

    Pros

    Lecturers are caring and helpful

    Cons

    Facilities are not as good as others

  5. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Lecturer in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University full-time

    Pros

    This is very great and useful.

    Cons

    There is nothing noticed at this moment.

  6. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Head of Human Resources in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fabulous HR team, really collaborative

    Cons

    nothing to report here . enjoyed my time

  7. "Best workplace I've had the pleasure of working at"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Officer in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The team are incredible with so much support Ability to work across 3 different campuses Always the opportunities for further training and development/progression Socials with the team were frequent and good fun Incredible work life balance - work from home, flexi-time, 36 hour working week with no fixed starting and finishing times. Pension was great employer contribution

    Cons

    None that I can think of, all very positive

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  8. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Phd Student Researcher in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edinburgh Napier University full-time

    Pros

    Some strong researchers, very flexible

    Cons

    bursary is minimum, could be more

  9. "Work culture"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the work culture is great. There is a lot of emphasis on team work, collaboration among different departments and a sense of belonging

    Cons

    salary is low, benefits arent much, staff is given basic necessities.

  10. "PhD studies"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - PhD Candidate in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommends

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexibility, mentorship, location, new campus, friendly environment

    Cons

    team work, resources, facilities, laboratory, equipment

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