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LSE Reviews

Updated 10 Jun 2019

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4.2
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79%
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93%
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Judith Rees
44 Ratings
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  • "Lack of career development, regular high turnover of staff, lack of vision from senior management(in 5 reviews)

  • "Academic staff get priority ( a plus if you are an academic though(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "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
  2. "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
  3. "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
    • "Research Assistant"

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        Former Employee - Research Assistant 

        I worked at LSE part-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        Good people , nice environment, great city

        Cons

        Low salary, politics, bad food

        LSE2019-06-04
      • "Rewarding and good pay"

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        Former Employee - Student Mentor 
        Recommends

        I worked at LSE part-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        Really rewarding work and a nice thing to do whilst at the uni here

        Cons

        Takes a while to get paid

        LSE2019-05-18
      • "Great"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at LSE full-time

          Pros

          Great, really, no question about it.

          Cons

          No, no really cons, really.

          LSE2019-05-13
        • "lse"

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I worked at LSE full-time

            Pros

            environment salary colleagues salary is good compared to other universities

            Cons

            location and cramped busy with construction

            LSE2019-05-27
          • "amazing place"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
            Recommends
            Approves of CEO

            I have been working at LSE part-time

            Pros

            great place to work at

            Cons

            literally nothing to complain about

            Advice to Management

            nothing

            LSE2019-04-27
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