Imperial College London Reviews

Updated Jan 20, 2022

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Imperial College London President Prof. Alice Gast
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Pros
  • "Great staff and working environment(in 88 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours and great networking opportunities(in 66 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It requires long hours during exam marking(in 42 reviews)

  • "Limited career progression due to funding restrictions(in 41 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Admin

      Jan 20, 2022 - Administrative in South Kensington, England
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      Pros

      Great place to work & great colleagues

      Cons

      Nothing negative to report about college

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Jan 19, 2022 - Research Associate 
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      Pros

      Very good experience, imperial provides plenty of training and support to grow

      Cons

      Different Imperial campus sites are not well connected between them

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to do research

      Jan 18, 2022 - PhD Candidate 
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      Pros

      The college and the research community are both amazing.

      Cons

      Food and especially coffee could be better in South Ken

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Post doc

      Jan 15, 2022 - Post Doctoral Fellow in London, England
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      Pros

      Competitive salary definitely better than any other post doc position in London

      Cons

      High turn over rate and sometimes stressful

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent Workplace

      Jan 14, 2022 - PhD Student/Postgraduate Researcher in South Kensington, England
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      Pros

      Flexibility, Nice environment, excellent location, sporting facilities

      Cons

      Food could be better, hard to get in

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place

      Jan 14, 2022 - Research Associate in London, England
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      Pros

      It has a great flexibility

      Cons

      Difficult to leave in London with average salary

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to do research

      Jan 14, 2022 - Research Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It has a great flexibility

      Cons

      Salaries are not that high compared with London's living costs

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      A great place to work

      Jan 13, 2022 - Senior Research Technician in Paddington, England
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      Pros

      Excellent work! At the forefront of COVID19 research

      Cons

      None I can think of

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to work

      Jan 12, 2022 - Research Associate in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Highest PDRA salaray in London/UK.

      Cons

      Imperial doesn't have that academic feel.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Salary

      Jan 10, 2022 - Research Associate in London, England
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      Pros

      time flexibility; foreign people friendly

      Cons

      big pressure and earn too little

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