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University College London Lecturer Reviews

Updated 12 September 2017
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University College London Provost and President Michael Arthur
Michael Arthur
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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. "UCL"

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

    Pros

    lots of money
    few work

    Cons

    students are too annoying
    students are kinda stupid

    Advice to Management

    keep the students quiet, they are too annoying


  2. "Inefficient place"

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in London, England
    Former Employee - Lecturer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many nice academic colleagues.

    Cons

    The management is getting worse: too many micro-management. The work load including teaching, marking and administrative role is quite high. Get promoted is difficult.


  3. "Lecturer"

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    Current Employee - Lecturer
    Current Employee - Lecturer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility; Location; History of institution; international reputation; diversity of students; libraries; central London; size;

    Cons

    Obscure approach to promotions
    Poor work-life balance
    Staff are definitely not up on their agenda

    Advice to Management

    Start valuing your staff


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  5. "Highly experienced"

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    Current Contractor - Lecturer in London, England
    Current Contractor - Lecturer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University College London as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Centre of London, very much convenient

    Cons

    Expensive area, everything is very expensive

    Advice to Management

    Live outside of London