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King's College London PhD Student Reviews

Updated 11 September 2018
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King's College London President PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
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Pros
  • "Excellent growth opportunities, flexible working days, fast-paced work environment" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Good facilities, great location to work in" (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a distinct air of arrogance at the senior management level" (in 14 reviews)

  • "There are no cons (for me personally) at this point" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Collaborative and flexible"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at King's College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Overall nice work environment.

    Cons

    Small chances to stay in academia after graduation. Salary not the best


  2. "Informatics PhD Student"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at King's College London full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    New building is well equipped with modern offices (Bush House).

    Cons

    Laboratory space for physical experiments is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in more laboratory space.

  3. "PhD Student"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at King's College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good library, career development and training resources. Good lab facilities and office spaces

    Cons

    Not always but some supervisors do not properly support their students

    Advice to Management

    Invest on training supervisors and making sure they are fit to advise students, not always a very knlowledgeable person knows how to transmit that knowledge or how to guide a student


  4. "great place to study"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Former Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at King's College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great university to study and do research. facilities to do research is state of the art.

    Cons

    there is no cons to write. never face any difficulties.


  5. "interesting project"

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

    I have been working at King's College London full-time

    Pros

    friendly staff and colleagues, good facility support

    Cons

    techniques are limited, research scale a bit small

    Advice to Management

    increase personalized training opportunities and conference funds


  6. "No regrets"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King's College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, innovative research enviroment

    Cons

    Decentralised university campus, company values too much economic orientated for a university


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at King's College London part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great great place, really yeah whatever

    Cons

    Can i see what I want to see on the website now?

    Advice to Management

    Great job guys