University of Glasgow Reviews

Updated 22 Sep 2020

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4.3
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University of Glasgow Chancellor Sir Kenneth Calman
Sir Kenneth Calman
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  1. "Great employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Focus on the academic progress

    Cons

    Difficult administrative processes associated with research

  2. "Fantastic place for early career researchers."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good environment, collaborative teams, state of the art facilities and laboratories.

    Cons

    Not many training opportunities throughout the academic year.


  3. "Great PhD experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student - Stipend in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    ATHENA SWAN, support women in STEM

    Cons

    PhD students work as students, not actual employees and are therefore paid way less

  4. "Nice job and good well paid"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Asisitant in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at University of Glasgow part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice job and good well paid

    Cons

    no things unpleasant happened really

  5. "Don’t think that’s what"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in London, England

    I worked at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, organised, progression and I gained experience

    Cons

    Unpaid internship was a bummer

  6. "hard to say"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Master Student in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good location, resources and diversity

    Cons

    quality of courses is suspected

  7. "PhD student (Engineering)"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fair pay UKRI determined - tax free Lots of demonstration opportunities Well equipped labs Great supervisor

    Cons

    Glasgow weather Administration isn't always helpful - can be a slow bureaucracy

  8. "Nice place to work."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, good environment, high quality teaching.

    Cons

    Sometimes, administration can be a bit slow.

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