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University of Leicester Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2020

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4.3
84%
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
Lord Grocott
26 Ratings
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  1. "5*"

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    Current Employee - Research Grants Administrator in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The pay and working envrionment

    Cons

    old systems are difficult to change

    University of Leicester2020-01-20
  2. "Great University"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Good campus resources, very professional environment

    Cons

    Some older members of staff are a bit resistant to change

    University of Leicester2020-01-11
  3. "Student Experience"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good teaching and support

    Cons

    Lack of advanced infrastructure

    Advice to Management

    Invest more into the infrastructure and sports to attract more students.

    University of Leicester2020-01-08
  4. "Student Blogger"

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    Former Employee - Student Blogger in Leicester, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - Flexible - Paid for three blog posts

    Cons

    - You don't get paid extra if you write more than three posts

    University of Leicester2019-12-21
  5. "Well-organised procedures and professional staff"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Leicester, England
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lovely staff and city campus

    Cons

    If not on bus or train route, parking can be tricky or expensive

    University of Leicester2019-12-12
  6. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate 

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

    Pros

    Great an supportive environment for knowledge sharing

    Cons

    Leicester is small, however beautiful

    University of Leicester2019-11-21
  7. "Overall great experience as a student"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff, great facility and nice learning environment

    Cons

    some of the teaching staffs are not as patience

    University of Leicester2019-11-15
  8. "Same issues as any university"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

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

    Pros

    Nice environment and people to work with, yearly increment pay rise

    Cons

    Not always access to the equipment which would enable innovative research due to funding constraints

    University of Leicester2019-11-26
  9. "Nice environment to be at"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly staff and welcoming environment.

    Cons

    can get a bit busy at times.

    University of Leicester2019-11-07
  10. "Good environment, lots of support"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 

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

    Pros

    Support from senior members of staff, activities for socialising with others from department.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to meet other people from different departments.

    University of Leicester2019-10-19
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