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University College London Reviews

Updated 16 April 2018
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  1. "As always with science: great job, miserable pay"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    UCL is a fantastic place to work. Atmosphere is very warm and productive.

    Cons

    There certain idiotic rules written by highest management to 'save money'.


  2. "Good, flexible work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University College London part-time

    Pros

    met nice people, nice environment to work in

    Cons

    shifts not available with predictable frequency

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of interactions with different research groups
    Great support for research grant proposals

    Cons

    Work buildings are old and often cold in the winter


  4. "Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Very diverse employee at UCl

    Cons

    Little progression opportunities in terms of job

    Advice to Management

    Base promotion on merit


  5. "PhD student at Ucl ION"

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

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

    Pros

    Supervisors available to you are the top of their respective fields. Support services such as careers advice and mental health support/physical health support are readily available.

    Cons

    Dependent on your supervisor, you may have fewer contact hours with them than you would like. Make sure to choose a supervisor well.


  6. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work in as a PhD student.

    Cons

    Can be hard to find the person/equipment you need.


  7. "University college london review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Supportive treats well employees, comprehensive

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit slow to set up new rules

  8. "Research Associate at UCL"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England
    Current Employee - Research Associate in London, England

    I have been working at University College London full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - One of the best universities in the world.
    - Great people and atmosphere.

    Cons

    - Quite a competitive environment (which made me push myself a lot so really a con!).


  9. "Professor"

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    Current Employee - Professor in London, England
    Current Employee - Professor in London, England

    I have been working at University College London full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Agreeable workplace colleagues friendly students high quality

    Cons

    Administrative burden and expansion without academic justification


  10. "Administration"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work for

    Cons

    Too much work to be done


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