University of Glasgow Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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University of Glasgow Chancellor Sir Kenneth Calman
Sir Kenneth Calman
99 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly staff and good working environment(in 23 reviews)

  • "Flexible working hours and good pay as well as many benefits such as travel insurance and a very good pension scheme(in 17 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "zero-hour contracts offer no benefits or job security(in 6 reviews)

  • "Usual large institution issue - empire builders/slow to change/bureaucracy/career progression limitations/inflexible recruitment procedures(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent place to work

      Jan 21, 2021 - Senior Compliance Adviser in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent working environment & Colleagues.

      Cons

      I have no cons for employer

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent

      Dec 18, 2020 - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary, work environment, professional development, job satisfaction.

      Cons

      Long work hours, lack of office space

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great University

      Dec 7, 2020 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Efficient work environment, friendly atmosphere

      Cons

      Use of VDI during Covid would have been beneficial

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    4. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      Great Employer

      Dec 7, 2020 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great environment to work in.

      Cons

      The weather isn't the best

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Student

      Aug 27, 2020 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff and good working environment.

      Cons

      There aren't any cons I can think of.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Contractor, less than 1 year

      Good salary, average management, lovely environment

      Sep 1, 2020 - Anonymous Contractor in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      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)

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Title

      Aug 17, 2020 - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very friendly working environment and great benefits

      Cons

      Rains almost on a daily basis ;)

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      Jul 27, 2020 - Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment to work in

      Cons

      . . . . .

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Sales Assistant for Gift Shop

      Mar 19, 2020 - Sales Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun environment to work in as a student.

      Cons

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

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Lovely place to work

      Nov 15, 2019 - Administrative in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting colleagues Great support Beautiful working environment

      Cons

      Dippy academics Vague guidance Unclear objectives given

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