Glasgow Caledonian University Reviews

Updated 10 May 2020

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4.1
61%
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44%
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Glasgow Caledonian University Principal Pamela Gillies
Pamela Gillies
8 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Glasgow Caledonian University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good benefits, great employees, nice to interact with students

    Cons

    canteen food expensive, gym slightly dated

  2. "good company"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Glasgow Caledonian University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    job for life, reasonably relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    no prospect of advancing, no matter how good a jobs (or bad) there are no rewards or incentives

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  3. "Flexible employer who really value their employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glasgow Caledonian University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Put the employees first Employees are the most important and valued assets Flexible working Forward thinking Good corporate values and morals

    Cons

    Campus is a very busy place

  4. "Supportive"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive environment. Hard but rewarding work.

    Cons

    Short term contracts. Buildings can be cold in winter

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  5. "good stuff"

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

    I have been working at Glasgow Caledonian University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    everyone nice who worked there

    Cons

    none that i can think of

  6. "Fun Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Glasgow Caledonian University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everyone's friendly - good working relationships

    Cons

    There was a culture of micromanagement at times.

  7. "One of the best places to work at"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at Glasgow Caledonian University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I worked at GCU as part of the student enquiries team for six months. Pros -friendly colleagues and work environment -tasks were rotated daily so the work didn't get monotonous -team outings (Bowling )

    Cons

    I didn't find any cons

  8. "Good, but slow"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Glasgow Caledonian University part-time

    Pros

    - Nice looking campus - Close to city centre

    Cons

    - Confusing layout of campus - Slow churning organisation

  9. "Salary"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Glasgow Caledonian University full-time

    Pros

    City centre location in glasgow

    Cons

    Lack of research infrastructure and funding

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Glasgow Caledonian University part-time

    Pros

    Supportive, friendly staff and ethical company to work for

    Cons

    Ways to grow a little unclear in own role and also uni needs to be more committed to climbing up rankings, taken more seriously for research, business growth opportunities and so on

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