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Oxford University Chancellor Christopher Francis Patten
Christopher Francis Patten
223 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relatively easy tasks, nice working environment(in 57 reviews)

  • "Very flexible working hours, as long as the work gets done(in 36 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/life balance potentially hard to achieve(in 34 reviews)

  • "Low salary, bureaucratic practices can frustrate development(in 25 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Operations

      Nov 22, 2021 - Operations Manager 
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      Pros

      Team were amazing to be with

      Cons

      The long hours and underpay

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good place to do a PhD

      Nov 12, 2021 - Student in London, England
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      Pros

      reasonable stipend, great colleagues, nice town

      Cons

      high cost of living in Oxford

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great people

      Nov 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Very intelligent people working on great projects

      Cons

      Bureaucracy certainly slows things down

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Very good

      Nov 10, 2021 - PhD Student in Oxford, England
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      Pros

      Of course it depends on the research group.

      Cons

      The communication of the administrative necessary things is occasionally not clear.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      A world-class education

      Nov 11, 2021 - Student 
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      Pros

      Access to leaders in their field.

      Cons

      A lack of contact hours.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Very good employer

      Nov 24, 2021 - Librarian 
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      Pros

      Pay, location, ease of access

      Cons

      Negative press, price of living

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Holiday

      Nov 24, 2021 - Deputy Administrator in Oxford, England
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      Pros

      Good holiday allowance each year

      Cons

      Don’t get pay benefits like private industey

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Jon review

      Nov 4, 2021 - Research Assistant%2FLab Manager in Oxford, England
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      Pros

      Collaborative, fast paced, kind, understanding

      Cons

      Low pay, time intensive, stressful

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      RA

      Nov 1, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      The professor is super nice

      Cons

      You may have to learn many new things by yourself

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent

      Oct 31, 2021 - Front Desk Receptionist in Oxford, England
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      Pros

      Friendly and respectful environment to work in

      Cons

      The students from elite backgrounds are sometimes mean

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