University of Glasgow Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 18 Dec 2020

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  1. "Excellent"

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

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Salary, work environment, professional development, job satisfaction.

    Cons

    Long work hours, lack of office space

  2. "Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow

    Pros

    Great environment to work in.

    Cons

    The weather isn't the best


  3. COVID-19

    "Great University"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student 

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

    Pros

    Efficient work environment, friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Use of VDI during Covid would have been beneficial

  4. "Student"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student 

    I worked at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff and good working environment.

    Cons

    There aren't any cons I can think of.

  5. "Good salary, average management, lovely environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Glasgow for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay Lovely people Nice work environment

    Cons

    Average middle management Seemed like quite a lot of internal politics (maybe just in my department)

  6. "Title"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very friendly working environment and great benefits

    Cons

    Rains almost on a daily basis ;)

  7. "Review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work in

    Cons

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  8. "Good Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Glasgow full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, focus on work life balance

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for progression

  9. "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.

  10. "Lovely place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting colleagues Great support Beautiful working environment

    Cons

    Dippy academics Vague guidance Unclear objectives given

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