King's College London Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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4.1
83%
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King's College London President  PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
116 Ratings
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  • "Senior management seem entirely focused on money rather than education or research(in 20 reviews)

  • "Lots of politics, management team is not transparent at times of change, no great career progression opportunities(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at King's College London full-time

    Pros

    Lovely colleagues, lively environment and rewarding. Many opportunities for training and progression.

    Cons

    None really - sometimes dealing with upset or frustrated students in relation to exam results or module selections, also a higher workload during exam periods but nothing that has a significant negative impact on the job.

  2. "Productive and stimulating research environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in London, England

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

    Pros

    Excellent training, extensive lab equipment

    Cons

    Limited staff benefits, slow administration


  3. "A supporting environment for research"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Located in the city centre and good connections with industry

    Cons

    Traffic might be congested during peak hours

  4. "Great institution"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at King's College London full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Valued employees, great facilities, good social environment

    Cons

    I honestly can't think of a con, I did thoroughly enjoy my time there!

  5. "Good environment and team"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Research Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment to learn, extremely helpful staff

    Cons

    not many, I was still an undergraduate student and they gave me a lot of trust

  6. "Top university"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Student in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at King's College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    development of critical thinking and transferable skills

    Cons

    lack of a common module structure

  7. "working condition"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    excellent working condition and great colleagues

    Cons

    there is none I can think of

  8. "A stable place of employment, but the lack of modernisation shows"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good job security - Within department communication friendly and easy - Flexible employment available

    Cons

    - Dated IT systems are restrictive and slow to respond - Poor between department coordination - Entrenched in performing tasks the same way

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England

    I have been working at King's College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good and friendly environment in the Guy's Campus

    Cons

    The IT system is often crushing

  10. "I love it!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Lecturer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King's College London part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, lovely colleagues and students!

    Cons

    None- it’s my dream job

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