University of Glasgow Reviews

Updated 17 May 2020

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University of Glasgow Chancellor Sir Kenneth Calman
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  1. "love my work here"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Academic Staff 

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It's a great place to work.

    Cons

    It can be bureaucratic at times.

    University of Glasgow2020-05-17
  2. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent. Recommend to join and work for glasgow uni.

    Cons

    not many working hours needed. Wish to work longer

    University of Glasgow2020-05-07
  3. "Glasgow opens minds"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Post Doc Researcher in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow part-time

    Pros

    Provides the space and freedom to create

    Cons

    Standard academic ladder clinbing required

    University of Glasgow2020-04-27
  4. "Good employment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Opporturnities for growth and development

    Cons

    Long hours and low salary

    University of Glasgow2020-04-23
  5. "Employment review"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Lots of resources for research

    Cons

    Management hierarchy can be improved. One may not know who to report and talk to if issues arise.

    University of Glasgow2020-05-06
  6. "Sales Assistant for Gift Shop"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at University of Glasgow part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment to work in as a student.

    Cons

    No particular cons. Some issues in timeliness of rotas etc.

    University of Glasgow2020-03-19
  7. "Lecturer"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Glasgow, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility, friendly staff

    Cons

    High workload, work/life balance can be tricky

    University of Glasgow2020-03-10
  8. "NA"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    good city, not too much expensive.

    Cons

    the university is a bit of old

    University of Glasgow2020-03-06
  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, helpful bosses and management

    Cons

    Hard to find parking around campus

    University of Glasgow2020-02-20
  10. "Great for making friends and an impact"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Living Support Assistant in Hillhead, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at University of Glasgow part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great way to meet new people, teams can be amazing and people are understanding when you mess up or make mistakes.

    Cons

    Weekend shifts are long, especially inthe first semester with lock outs, drunk students and advise not always taken on board.

    University of Glasgow2020-02-28
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