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University of Glasgow CEO Sir Kenneth Calman
Sir Kenneth Calman
13 Ratings
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  • "There are no cons in particular(in 5 reviews)

  • "Very little career progression possible (like most universities)(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "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

  2. "A technician at University of Glasgow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Free tickets to certain attractions such as Blair Drummond annually Nice colleagues

    Cons

    Hard to progress as a technician

    Advice to Management

    Make it easier to progress as a technician, don't let us stagnate

  3. "Demonstrator"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at University of Glasgow part-time

      Pros

      Above minimum wage pay, pay for preparation work

      Cons

      Little help from senior staff

    • "Lab demonstrator casual contract"

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      Current Employee - Lab Demonstrator in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good employer, learning whilst teaching, meeting new people

      Cons

      Little training was provided this could be departmental issue though

    • "Lecture"

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      Current Employee - Lecturer in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      A Russel Group University in the west end of Glasgow with nice shops and bars close by.

      Cons

      Can be bureaucratic

    • "Student Demonstrator for Aerospace"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

      Pros

      good hourly rate, great addition to CV

      Cons

      Can be irritating when students don't show up to class

    • "Great job"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at University of Glasgow

        Pros

        The people are nice and friendly

        Cons

        The weather is bad but the city is great

        Advice to Management

        Look after non academic staff better

      • "Student"

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          Current Employee - Student 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

          Pros

          a very fun and sociable environment

          Cons

          A very difficult and challenging degree

        • "Bicycle Mechanic"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

          Pros

          Flexible working hours and good pay as well as many benefits such as travel insurance and a very good pension scheme.

          Cons

          No cons experienced so far.

        • "Very good employer overall"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

          Pros

          Flexibility and freedom in terms of the times and your scheduling

          Cons

          No downsides really, maybe the salaries.

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