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Imperial College London Reviews

Updated 17 Oct 2019

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Imperial College London CEO Prof. Alice Gast
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  1. "PhD"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time

    Pros

    Best place for engineering and science

    Cons

    living in London is expensive

    Imperial College London2019-10-16
  2. "Good Uni to apply"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    nice atmosphere professional lecturer lots of events involving outstanding personnel

    Cons

    stressful coursework little work-life balance strong self-motivation required

    Imperial College London2019-10-16
  3. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate 

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, Relaxed working hour, Multi-culture environment

    Cons

    Relatively poor earning, old building

    Imperial College London2019-10-15
  4. "Great place to research"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere, good culture, good location

    Cons

    Quite corporate, gets very busy during term

    Imperial College London2019-10-15
  5. "PhD student in Cardiovascular research"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of student societies, living in London, workplace

    Cons

    relatively low salary for living in london

    Imperial College London2019-10-14
  6. "Good fun, challenging environment"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High quality research and colleagues, state of the art equipment, positively challenging environment to be a student

    Cons

    Usual downsides of a large institution, a lot of interia and some bureaucracy, obviously can be a lot of work

    Imperial College London2019-10-11
  7. "Cutting Edge Equipments and Research"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very talented team, World-class innovative research, Respectful fellow researchers

    Cons

    Not so much cons, a certain amount of bureaucracy expected.

    Imperial College London2019-10-09
  8. "Great place for career development"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Plenty of consultant resources for personal development, and courses

    Cons

    very difficult to get a permant position

    Imperial College London2019-10-08
  9. "nice"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very helpful to your future career plan

    Cons

    some lectures are lacking of experience

    Imperial College London2019-10-05
  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and nice people

    Cons

    Overloaded with work sometimes

    Imperial College London2019-10-03
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