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University College London Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2020

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4.0
83%
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74%
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University College London Provost and President Michael Arthur
Michael Arthur
171 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours, task orientated work(in 50 reviews)

  • "Frequent cross-disciplinary collaboration and plenty of learning opportunities in the wider UCL(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have no cons to say about UCL(in 37 reviews)

  • "Noise pollution and didn't like academia(in 19 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "PhD studen in Medical Physics"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consulting Manager/Principal in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at University College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly environment. Top research institution.

    Cons

    Do not have any cons.

    University College London2020-01-10
  2. "Not Bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University College London full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment. Central London.

    Cons

    Senior management and HR poor.

    University College London2020-01-15
  3. "Economics student UCL"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consulting Information Technology Specialist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Well researched lectures, and informative

    Cons

    Lack of interaction between student and lecturer

    University College London2020-01-13
  4. "Great support system and social opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Transition Mentor 

    I have been working at University College London part-time

    Pros

    Got the chance to socialise and mentor freshers

    Cons

    I sometimes feel our work is not valued by the freshers due to the low attendance rate.

    University College London2020-01-12
  5. "Good research environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Researcher in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good support from all members of staff I have come across

    Cons

    I haven't come across any cons personally

    University College London2020-01-07
  6. "Amazing School"

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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Excellent facilities and great teaching staff

    Cons

    Overly crowded as a student

    University College London2020-01-05
  7. "University"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's fine, careers guidance is good

    Cons

    It's big, too many students to a class

    University College London2020-01-03
  8. "Never had a contract"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    - Autonomy - Flexible working - Able to work from home - Good reputation as an educational institution

    Cons

    - Essentially no management - Was never given a contract or job description - These are all entirely dependent on the department and who you are dealing with

    University College London2020-01-17
  9. "Great work"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Ambassador in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University College London part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    relaxed, fun and enjoyable atmosphere

    Cons

    not many work opportunities on the second term of academic year

    University College London2019-12-31
  10. "Postdoc Research in the Computational Fluid Dynamics"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England

    I have been working at University College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My supervisor give me an higher lever salary than the beginner

    Cons

    Research in a field which is not promising

    University College London2019-12-16
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