University of Leicester Reviews

Updated May 25, 2022

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3.8
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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Pros
  • "It had really good working environment(in 16 reviews)

  • "skill development, excellent colleagues, good pay(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Probably have to live in Leicester which doesn't have an Ikea(in 10 reviews)

  • "Senior management team have their favourites(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great experience

      May 3, 2022 - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great salary and very flexible for a student during their studies. In addition to that, the job is very enjoyable and a good way to distract yourself from stressful studies

      Cons

      Could get busy during certain times

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work at

      May 13, 2022 - IT Service Desk Analyst in Leicester, England
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      Pros

      Very motivating managers and friendly colleagues

      Cons

      Low salary compared to other work places

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Not worth it

      May 25, 2022 - Assistant Archaeologist in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lot's of holiday days and closure days. Access to university facilities (not for free)

      Cons

      Poor pay for work load Pension not 100% secure Poor organisation, particularly in management

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Always opportunity to work

      Apr 26, 2022 - Student Ambassador 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      always work available great communication of when shifts are available

      Cons

      more chance of getting each job

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Apr 19, 2022 - Postdoctoral Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good place to do research

      Cons

      due to covid, labs were closed for quite a long time

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Officer

      Apr 18, 2022 - Officer in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment and good start

      Cons

      Not great pay but new

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Apr 17, 2022 - Post Graduate Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Teaching and has good ranking

      Cons

      Very Strict in case of working part time during studies

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good enoug

      Mar 21, 2022 - Lecturer in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly department, relatively diverse student and staff body.

      Cons

      Not inside the Russel Group, so genuine world-class research is hard to initiate.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      PhD

      Mar 17, 2022 - Phd Student Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I enjoy studying here. Not perfect but definitely average.

      Cons

      Some political and beurocratic issues but they occur at all institutions.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Supportive and understanding

      Mar 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Offered good benefits and middle management was supportive and understanding

      Cons

      Overall leadership and strategy was inefficient

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    University of Leicester has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 310 reviews left anonymously by employees. 66% of employees would recommend working at University of Leicester to a friend and 38% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Leicester employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Leicester. This rating has improved by 17% over the last 12 months.

    66% of University of Leicester employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Leicester 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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