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Updated 17 Jul 2019

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  1. "Student"

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      Current Employee - Student 

      I have been working at LSE full-time

      Pros

      Learning experience was out of this world

      Cons

      High tuition and living fees

      LSE2019-07-17
    • "Excellent"

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        Former Employee - Research Officer 

        I worked at LSE full-time

        Pros

        Friendly, supportive, realistic, diversity, inclusive

        Cons

        no cons, perhaps more advice for early career researchers will be helpful

        LSE2019-07-06
      • "Very good"

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          Former Employee - Project Support Assistant 

          I worked at LSE part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Great flexible working, good pay, exciting things to work on, and encouraging professors.

          Cons

          Can be very on-and-off in terms of the workload when it is part time.

          LSE2019-07-03
        • "Great but Chaotic"

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          Current Employee - Marketing Manager in London, England
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          1. Great work life balance 2. Great people-nice and friendly 3. Freedom to try new things

          Cons

          1. Poor management and management structures 2. Very political environment 3. Averse to change or improvement

          Advice to Management

          Management leadership style needs to change so that talented people want to stay. Also poor career progression.

          LSE2019-07-14
        • "Excellent"

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

          I have been working at LSE full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Academically stimulating environment , multicultural and analytical thinking

          Cons

          Challenging and stressful environment . High standards

          Advice to Management

          Be more concerned about student satisfaction not just your university rankings

          LSE2019-06-24
        • "Great Research Enironment"

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          Current Employee - PhD Student 
          Recommends

          I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          - Great Supervision (around one meeting per week) - Strong Research group

          Cons

          - Very central location, therefore limited space

          LSE2019-06-08
        • "Good Academic Jobs for the UK"

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          Current Employee - Assistant Professor 

          I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          Flexible working hours for most of the year.

          Cons

          Lots of unnecessary bureaucratic nonsense.

          LSE2019-06-09
        • "Student"

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            Current Employee - Student 

            I have been working at LSE full-time

            Pros

            Great Environment at London School of Economics

            Cons

            Would be great if there was greater contact time with teachers.

            LSE2019-06-05
          • "Good"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at LSE part-time

            Pros

            Good environment and good facilities.

            Cons

            Stairs in the library

            LSE2019-05-31
          • "A good school to teach in"

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            Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in London, England

            I have been working at LSE part-time for more than 3 years

            Pros

            There are great professors to work with

            Cons

            I’m a PhD student and the department pushes me to reach more than what a PhD student usually does

            LSE2019-06-11
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