King's College London Reviews

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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King's College London President  PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
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Pros
  • "Flexible working hours and freedom in experimentation(in 41 reviews)

  • "Flexible and supportive working environment with good colleagues(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management seem entirely focused on money rather than education or research(in 20 reviews)

  • "apart from annual incremental salary increases, there is no clear path for career progression/promotion(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      World Class Organisation that could do better

      Sep 5, 2021 - Professor 
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      Pros

      Large, reputable, collegiate organisation with good values.

      Cons

      Internal processes too slow could be improved.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Sep 3, 2021 - Service Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Clinical care is amazing throughout

      Cons

      Old IT systems in place

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company benefits

      Sep 16, 2021 - Quality Officer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive website, great pension, feel a part of the team

      Cons

      Not the most approachable HR processes, poor communication methods in some departments.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent research experience

      Aug 30, 2021 - Neuroscientist in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Strong neuroscience research with good facilities

      Cons

      Oppurtinities to socialise and network could be better

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Aug 27, 2021 - Student in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Nice friendly environment, driven colleagues.

      Cons

      No real cons outside of small campuses.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      Aug 26, 2021 - Research Assistant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      friendly, office community, lovely office

      Cons

      expensive to live in London

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Responsible and engaging institution

      Sep 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Well connected with a sense of its own impact upon the world

      Cons

      While excellent, it is not as strong academically as it could be

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Student Ambassador at King's

      Sep 1, 2021 - Content Writer, Ad Copy Writer, Creative Writer in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Incredible pay for a London uni student, super flexible hours, ability to choose when you work

      Cons

      very slow pay, issues with KTB

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Typical of Acedemia

      Sep 1, 2021 - Research Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Some excellent core facilities, fantastic clinical links

      Cons

      Poor retention of Post-doctoral staff

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great school

      Aug 17, 2021 - PhD Researcher in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Great teaching and research opportunities

      Cons

      Highly bureaucratic and box ticking practices

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