University of Leicester Reviews

Updated Oct 22, 2021

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3.7
62%
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22%
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
Lord Grocott
38 Ratings
Pros
  • "It had really good working environment(in 16 reviews)

  • "Friendly and welcoming atmosphere, good pay(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There is not much room for career progression in the job(in 7 reviews)

  • "Senior management team have their favourites(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great working environment

      Oct 22, 2021 - Research Associate in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything is good, very satisfied

      Cons

      Not that I can think of

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Student Experience

      Oct 15, 2021 - Student in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Students Union, support offered by lecturers

      Cons

      Assignment feedback is often very short

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      University of Leicester

      Oct 16, 2021 - Part-Time Lecturer in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dynamic subject teams, good community spirit amongst staff and students.

      Cons

      Has undergone a recent restructuring exercise that has been stressful for staff and students alike.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Research staff

      Sep 24, 2021 - Research Associate in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly research environment and staff.

      Cons

      Not many permanent jobs for postdocs.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Sep 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work and environment

      Cons

      More BAME leadership needed in the business school

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    6. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Europeans not welcome

      Oct 7, 2021 - Lecturer in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I love my job description.

      Cons

      Underpaid, additional unpaid duties, being delegated other people's duties.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Work environment

      Aug 25, 2021 - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and a friendly culture

      Cons

      Not any that I think of at the moment

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      student

      Sep 8, 2021 - Graduate Student in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Gained a bachelors degree in mathematics

      Cons

      covid affected my overall performance

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Growth inducing

      Sep 7, 2021 - Graduate Student in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Flexible hours -Convenient location, supporting my studies -Helped improve my social and selling skills as well as pitching/presenting

      Cons

      - Not enough working hours

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      working there

      Aug 8, 2021 - Research Assistant in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Small campus and easy to get to and commute to. Manager was nice and so were staff. Nice city to work in

      Cons

      Not many opportunities available for career development in the university. Could probably be paid more for the same job title elsewhere

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