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University College London Graduate Student Reviews

Updated 4 September 2017
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  • no options for career progression (in 9 reviews)

  • Expensive to live in or around London and the London allowance isn't anywhere near enough to make up for this (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "A very friendly environment with people from all over the world."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University College London full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Located in the centre of the city, with many opportunities to work on. A variety of departments is provided with people with lots of skills in each domain.

    Cons

    Working in such an environment although it is a great experience is very stressful. There is a lot of competition and all the programmes are intensive


  2. "PhD Student"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible on working hours, great location, vibrant community

    Cons

    Experience will depend on your direct supervisor

    Advice to Management

    Have a better support network than just primary advisor


  3. "Eclectic"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It provides a variety of tools and opportunities that greatly improve the quality of learning. What differentiates it from other top Universities is its eclectic atmosphere given my world leading departments in a variety of subjects. This really make life more enjoyable and gives the opportunity to know different people and to feel other departments as well.

    Cons

    cost of housing and lack of discounts for UCL students


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  5. "Student"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in London, England
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff, students and environment

    Cons

    none that i can think of