1. "PhD Student"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student 

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

    Pros

    The freedom. If you are motivated and self driven it’s lovely to be your own boss.

    Cons

    A lot of freedom to do as you see best. However, professors are too busy to help you with the in-depth technical nature of a project. If you want to do a phd make sure you get a project with a Dr. who is active in research as they will give you much more of their time.

  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Graduate Teaching Assistant in Malden, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester for less than a year

    Pros

    Cutting-edge research and Student focus. you would love it there.

    Cons

    No regrets to work or study at Leicester

  2. "Former academic staff"

    3.0
     

    I worked at University of Leicester

    Pros

    There were generally good colleagues who generally pulled their weight. The support staff were generally very good and friendly. The facilities, particularly the library, were very good.

    Cons

    Towards the end there was some pressure from upper management who barely knew or appreciated what I did. The IT services was particularly bad, although that improved later on. The bureaucracy.

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