LSE Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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Judith Rees
54 Ratings
  1. "Nice Uni with lots of pressure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    you can meet the top class lecturer and peers

    Cons

    huge peer pressure and everyone is looking for a job rather than focusing on their studies

  2. "Great Institution and a great location"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    - Freedom, Department Events, flat Hierarchy.

    Cons

    - No cons to be mentioned.

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  3. "Amazing place to study and research"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Phd Student Researcher 

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

    Pros

    dynamic environment, brilliant colleagues, variety of support services available, really current research

    Cons

    something is always under construction, lifts take forever, older buildings

  4. "Programmes Coordinator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmes Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very good career development perspectives

    Cons

    Too little staff for the tasks

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Account Executive 

    I worked at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Good environment and friendly staff

    Cons

    None. Everything and everyone is welcoming

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Researcher 

    I worked at LSE full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everything: flexible working, salary, the people, events

    Cons

    There really is no cons working here in my personal experience

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - WP Coordinator 

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

    Pros

    Great people and nice culture

    Cons

    Rigid band structure and no place to grow

  8. "Communications"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff benefits. That's it if you work at research centre, anywhere else

    Cons

    Horrible management in research centre, lots of people working in top positions can't even do Excel sheets and do barely any work.

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  9. "Student"

    5.0
    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

  10. "Not a bad place to work to get your foot in the door."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Support Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Lots of holidays. Good comradely.

    Cons

    Very very low salary with not much room for growth.

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