University of Cambridge PhD Candidate Reviews

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  1. 5.0
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    PhD candidate

    Oct 1, 2021 - Researcher, PhD Candidate 
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    Pros

    Excellent facilities and opportunities for research

    Cons

    Remote working has made it difficult to network with others in department

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great research environment

    Sep 22, 2021 - PhD Candidate 
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    Pros

    Surrounded by lots of talented people. Lots of help and support are available when needed. Can get involved in cutting-edge research.

    Cons

    Not as many things to do/places to eat as in London, but only around an hour’s train to London.

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  4. 4.0
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    PhD

    Sep 30, 2021 - PhD Candidate/Researcher in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    - Good learning experience - Access to a wide range of equipment

    Cons

    - PhDs are very difficult to complete and you don't get paid a lot

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great but experience highly varies depending on your Lab

    Aug 19, 2021 - Researcher, PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    great science great student life opportunities great name great labs

    Cons

    very heterogeneous place, so you need to be carefull and considerate when choosing a lab. Do your research. While I made the right choice and am very happy I know lots of people who really are not

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Getting a part time RA to build your career while reading PhD

    Jun 1, 2021 - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Flexible in working time and related to my own PhD research in a broader sense.

    Cons

    Limited working hours due to international student status

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    PhD in Engineering at Cambridge

    Apr 15, 2021 - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    solid background when doing research

    Cons

    needs to be careful on career choice

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Best minds divided by class and nepotism

    Feb 9, 2021 - Researcher, PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    One of the best knowledge temples on the planet

    Cons

    Exploitative academic mafia, divided by class, race, eugenics, and academic power

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Nice Place for Research

    Jan 17, 2021 - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Nice Place for Research; Great Resource

    Cons

    Limited good restaurant; Rent High

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Very good University

    Dec 18, 2020 - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Plenty of academic resources available

    Cons

    sometimes there is too much work

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee

    PhD Candidate

    Dec 11, 2020 - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
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    Pros

    Very happy with the PhD program at Cambridge

    Cons

    Difficult to review, as I'm a graduate student, not an employee

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