Lancaster University Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 11 Dec 2020

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  • "Lack of transparency from senior management; Going for a promotion is like shooting at moving goalposts(in 6 reviews)

  • "Small town which doesn't have as many things to do(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good working environment"

    5.0
    Former Contractor - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Lancaster, England

    I worked at Lancaster University

    Pros

    Excellent network, good working environment

    Cons

    The location is not too close to an industrial centre or major city; Manchester is some 50 minutes away

  2. "-"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Peer Tutor in Lancaster, England

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work with

    Cons

    Lancaster is bit too small town


  3. "Working in Campus Bars"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Retail Bar Staff 

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and flexible hours

    Cons

    If its quiet you do not get any shifts regardless if you're available

  4. "Good job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador 

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Good working environment and opportunities to try new things

    Cons

    Massive differences in the amount of hours worked throughout the year

  5. "Bar Staff"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Lancaster, England

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, friendly staff

    Cons

    Limited number of hours available to work.

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment, very supportive and friendly staff

    Cons

    Not very consistent hours available for part time staff

  7. "Good Student Job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Learning Zone Support Assistant in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours Extensive training in useful skills and customer service Good work environment and colleagues

    Cons

    Slightly underpaid for the work compared to market wage, but makes up for it in flexibility and reduced responsibility.

  8. "A great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Professor in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lancaster University provides an excellent work environment, with good leadership, strong and positive values, and flexible policies.

    Cons

    Some of the campus facilities, such as places to eat, could be improved.

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  9. "Good Student Job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - RAID Student Ambassador 

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working available, signing up for shifts that you are available for. Friendly environment working alongside other students.

    Cons

    Be prepared for long shifts at some events.

  10. "Lack of support"

    3.0
    Former Contractor - Academic Tutor 

    I worked at Lancaster University

    Pros

    Nice working environment and friendly co workers

    Cons

    Not paid enough to cover hours spent marking

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