Loughborough University Reviews

Updated 23 Jun 2020

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Loughborough University Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Robert Allison (no image)
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  • "There are no cons to this position(in 8 reviews)

  • "Small town for such a huge university(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience at Loughborough for 4 years"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Student experience is very high for good reasons; the people there are amazing, making friends is easy. Expert lecturers sacrificed their own time to help me succeed.

    Cons

    Only a select number of pubs/bars in town, hard to escape the bubble.

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Researcher in Loughborough, England

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Smart colleagues and great working environment

    Cons

    There are no cons to this position

  3. "life at loughborough"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Loughborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing support both academically and socially

    Cons

    no cons, the university is really amazing

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  4. "Good Part-time for busy master life"

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

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

    Pros

    Easy to manage, flexible hours, great team leaders, good to social with both student and the staff team.

    Cons

    Can't think of any problems!

  5. "Brilliant Colleagues"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer in Loughborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lovely campus, good facilities, great nursery.

    Cons

    Very busy during term time.

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  6. "PhD student in Wolfson engineering department"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Good support from supervisors and flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Poor collaboration with research teams within the university

  7. "Great team"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Loughborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Open and friendly environment with great sport facilities and countryside

    Cons

    Career progression opportunities and drive to fully realise some great potential

  8. "mixed"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Loughborough, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Scoring well in UK league tables

    Cons

    Fixated on UK league tables

  9. "EAP Loughborough"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Good management and well planned programs

    Cons

    Some poor accommodation for teaching

  10. "Great for students not so much for staff"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loughborough University full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities and location in a University town. Self contained pleasant campus. Great students and many friendly people.

    Cons

    Management is have unrealistic expectations of staff and little regard for them and their wellbeing. Bullying is ignored and unfair treatment common if you are not one of the favoured few. People are not treated as people but as tools for management. Highly centralised creating unnecessary administration, bureaucracy and additional cost.

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