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University College London Reviews

Updated 20 July 2018
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  1. "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

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're disappointed that we haven't met your expectations. We're transforming the progression opportunities available to our staff through the... More


  2. "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.

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, many thanks for your review. It's great to receive this positive feedback about our support services and our world-leading academic staff. We hope you continue to enjoy your time at UCL.

  3. "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.

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad that you're having a positive experience as a PhD student at UCL. All the best with the remainder of your studies and for your future... More


  4. "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

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for your positive review. We're glad you've found UCL to be a positive employer, and hope that you continue to enjoy working here.


  5. "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!).

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks very much for taking the time to leave a review. It's great to hear that you like the atmosphere here as well as your colleagues. We hope you're able to benefit from our Wellbeing... More


  6. "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

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your stellar contribution to UCL and your students over more than 10 years. We hope that you continue to enjoy working here.


  7. "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

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a positive review. We're glad that you found UCL to be a good organisation to work for. All the best for your future career.

  8. "Good young environment, poor salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic environment with young colleagues

    Cons

    Poor salary and no benifits

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It's good to hear that you like the dynamic environment at UCL. Our salaries are comparable to those at other Russell Group universities, and we... More


  9. "Dr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    great flexibility. international environment.

    Cons

    long and expensive commute, as nobody can afford living close to UCL

    University College London Response

    1 May 2018 – UCL Human Resources

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It's good to see that you like our flexible, international environment. As for our location, we are fortunate to be situated within London's... More


  10. "Nice pay for part-time student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and payment guarantee

    Cons

    You have to get paid until end of next month


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