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Vicky Tyrrell
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  1. "Top University to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time

    Pros

    - Beautiful campus - Opportunity for further study and development - Inclusive and relaxed place to work - Good compensation

    Cons

    - More links with Senior Management.

    Advice to Management

    More discussions with staff and those at director level.

    Lancaster University2019-03-22
  2. "better pay than other student jobs"

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    Current Employee - IT Operations Assistant in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    pays better than minimum wage, mostly flexible working hours, chill environment

    Cons

    sometimes have to get up before 7am

    Lancaster University2019-04-11
  3. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time

    Pros

    Security, benefits, salary, job satisfaction

    Cons

    It rains a lot here

    Lancaster University2019-03-20
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lancaster University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great campus environment Well regarded Vice-Chancellor Students are generally great to work with and for

    Cons

    No obvious flexi time policy in many non-academic teams Not many job roles at mid/senior level to progress into

    Advice to Management

    More obvious approach to talent development Find ways to open up new opportunities above the top of the standard pay spine

    Lancaster University2019-03-06
  5. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work in with supportive colleagues Work is enjoyable and varied

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for progression - depending on your field of work

    Lancaster University2019-03-12
  6. "Great as Student Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Choose when you want to work. Great pay. Does not get in the way of studies. Make great friends.

    Cons

    Need to sign up as soon as possible as the good positions for events are filled quickly.

    Lancaster University2019-02-19
  7. "Interview Helper"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lancaster University full-time

    Pros

    Easy work, receive free careers advice

    Cons

    a time can be dull

    Lancaster University2019-02-14
  8. "Good opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Expanding your network Hiring managers are kind and ready to help

    Cons

    I didn't find any inconvenient

    Lancaster University2019-01-09
  9. "Electronic Engineering Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time

    Pros

    > Fantastic career service > Great pairing with opportunities for personal/professional development > Awesome out-of-department support

    Cons

    > The course does not equip you with the skills required to suceed as an engineer > Much of the department staff is entirely uninterested in lectures and projects they set, and unwilling to help you > The course structure is messy and each year you will re-learn the same things as 1/2 of your course requirement

    Lancaster University2019-01-20
  10. "Tour Guide"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Easy work, approachable staff, good pay

    Cons

    Fixed days and dates available

    Lancaster University2019-01-10
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