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Queen Mary, University of London Reviews

Updated 9 July 2018
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  • "Overall it was a great experience no cons" (in 3 reviews)

  • "High turnover of senior level staff" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Postdoctoral Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

    Pros

    Research, Innovation, creativity, regular seminars and conferences, access to latest industrial equipment, career opportunities

    Cons

    Time pressure, competitiveness, long working hours


  2. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Research Grants Officer in Whitechapel, England
    Former Employee - Research Grants Officer in Whitechapel, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Queen Mary, University of London full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great social package and friendly working hours.

    Friendly management.

    Clear payment system (grades and spinal points)

    Independence how I want to mange my work on a daily basis.

    Cons

    Slow process of implementing necessary changes.

    Not much room for implementing new ideas.

    Advice to Management

    More flexibility and open attitude towards new technologies and the way things are administrated.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

    Pros

    Very good policies, very supportive organisation

    Cons

    Hr needs to be more involved


  4. "Law Student"

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    Current Employee - Law Student in London, England
    Current Employee - Law Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing employment opportunities presented through courses, societies, modules and other activities.

    Courses are engaging and highly varied.

    Cons

    Location is slightly far from city-center, however still very accessible.

    Advice to Management

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  5. "Heavy work load"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

    Pros

    Competitive rates of pay
    Nice campus

    Cons

    High pressure environment
    High staff turnover
    Poor recognition for hard work
    Dated systems

    Advice to Management

    Support staff with progression
    Don't micromanage staff
    Invest in training leaders


  6. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Mostly flexible working hours and good work/life balance

    Cons

    Workloads can be heavy during exam session


  7. "Postdoc at Queen Mary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is near central London

    Cons

    Eastern part of London is not that great to work at

  8. "Ambassador work very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London part-time

    Pros

    The atmosphere and the people you work with as an ambassador make the job varied and engaging

    Cons

    Overall it was a great experience no cons


  9. "Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in London, England
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly diverse culture.

    Cons

    There are no cons here.


  10. "Average"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Mile End, England
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Mile End, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Queen Mary, University of London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Part of university of London, so has access to good clubs, etc.

    Cons

    Location is not very nice.

    Advice to Management

    Empower PhDs. Give them a yearly chance to give feedback on their supervisors!


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