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University of Glasgow CEO Sir Kenneth Calman
Sir Kenneth Calman
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "good work-life balance, good reputation,(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good benefits - security/salary/gym/proximity to west end(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "WP Tutor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

    Pros

    Flexible around university schedules Good pay for students

    Cons

    Not many hours Lots of travelling

    Advice to Management

    more hours

    University of Glasgow2019-05-07
  2. "Has 'if your face fits' culture"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Good annual leave entitlement Always have Christmas off Managers supportive

    Cons

    Poor pay for what's expected of you Resources are wasted which could be put to better use Heavy workloads with little support No proper induction or training, you're basically left to get on with it IT systems, while slowly improving, some are not fit for purpose

    University of Glasgow2019-05-24
  3. "Great University, great city, great program"

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    Former Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Degree timeline keeps thesis on track. College of Engineering very responsive to students.

    Cons

    No masters degree as part of program.

    University of Glasgow2019-05-07
  4. "Review"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

      Pros

      Beautiful city , great cultural diversity

      Cons

      Somewhat peripheral , travel is difficult.

      University of Glasgow2019-05-02
    • "Very good employer, friendly and functional organisation"

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      Current Employee - Research Associate 

      I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      friendly and functional departments. staff are very nice and friendly.

      Cons

      can't think of any cons.

      University of Glasgow2019-04-16
    • "Being a student here is really worth while"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

      Pros

      Many opportunities, as much support as you ask for

      Cons

      Communication between departments could improve to save waitingtime

      University of Glasgow2019-04-24
    • "Good place to do a PhD"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Facilities are good Good support for students

      Cons

      Tuition is very expensive Many useless mandatory trainings/reports

      University of Glasgow2019-04-11
    • "Top class employers"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at University of Glasgow part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Good managerial support, great pension scheme, opportunities for promotion and pay increments

      Cons

      Disconnection between departments if working on projects that can be applied all over campus

      University of Glasgow2019-03-24
    • "Lab demonstrator"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

      Pros

      Relative flexible working time and good salary

      Cons

      This is a part time job for students

      University of Glasgow2019-03-19
    • "love it"

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        Current Employee - Student 

        I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

        Pros

        friendly environment and welcoming staff

        Cons

        stressful and alot of work helping out the administration office

        University of Glasgow2019-04-02
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