University of Leeds Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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4.4
94%
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University of Leeds Chancellor Lord Melvyn Bragg
Lord Melvyn Bragg
64 Ratings
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  • "long hours at work, too many responsibilities, hard to promote(in 10 reviews)

  • "Not much diversity in Academics(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Student university of Leeds"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Leeds, England

    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time

    Pros

    -Focus on student experience -Supportive academic staff -Great library facilities

    Cons

    -Sometimes lack of communication from top university officials to academic staff and then to students

  2. "Perfect for students to gain customer service skills"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Meet and Greet Representative 

    I worked at University of Leeds part-time

    Pros

    On-campus easy job to build skills such as customer service, communication skills and time management skills

    Cons

    Work can be demanding sometimes and the fact there is not a long break causes more problem

  3. "Fantastic"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time

    Pros

    Amazing university. The support staff is great and there are many opportunities to develop oneself.

    Cons

    I have not come across any cons yet.

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postgraduate Researcher in Leeds, England

    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time

    Pros

    Research lab facilities are good

    Cons

    Some procedures take lots of time

  5. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time

    Pros

    Great team work Good flexibility Manage my own work

    Cons

    Unsure of purpose No paid properly Unsure future

  6. "Research Fellow"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Fellow 

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

    Pros

    A very good place to work on technological advanced innovations. It provides a superb opportunity for flexibility in work.

    Cons

    Not much diversity in Academics

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  7. "prestigious but do not expect being well-paid"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leeds full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    prestigious, high end facilities, good location

    Cons

    very limited budget, requires further attention to life/work balance

  8. "."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Welcoming staff team with support

    Cons

    I have no cons to suggest

  9. "Fantastic University"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great supervision Amazing facilities Fantastic social opportunities

    Cons

    May not get put in the best office

  10. "Estates"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Estates 

    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time

    Pros

    Overtime Sick pay Holidays Good pension

    Cons

    If you don’t have a permit parking is difficult

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