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University of Leicester Reviews

Updated 6 March 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexible working hours, work when you want, get to meet lots of great people and the chance to develop communication skills" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Really nice working environment" (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is not much room for career progression in the job" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Senior management team is exceptionally poor" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "pdra in leicester university"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, Leicester is a good place to live in

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons.


  2. "Great place to work: inclusive with a great culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Everyone gets on with things and there is a clear direction

    Cons

    A little upheaval at the moment but there seems to be a shift in the entire HE sector

  3. "RA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time

    Pros

    Very friendly, probably easiest jobs I have had

    Cons

    Poor management skills, managers not communicating very well


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great community feeling; great staff; opportunity for progress; management team were supportive

    Cons

    Not as much support for out of hours staff; some jobs feel like they are underpaid

    Advice to Management

    Ensure the salary matches the job responsibilities and staff will be even happier


  5. "Departmental UCAS Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time

    Pros

    Fit around your work schedule, interesting, good money

    Cons

    Not that many shifts


  6. "sports activator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    friendly staff, diverse staff, secure job

    Cons

    none, the city is a little boring

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Residential advisor (campus services) The University of Leicester"

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    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, good pay, friendly staff, a big team in campus services but everyone is lovely.

    Cons

    There is not much room for career progression in the job.
    The shifts are late, 6-11pm.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work! I've really enjoyed my time here.
    Even the top management listen to you.

  8. "Football activator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Great work environment.

    Cons

    Couldn't think of any in particular


  9. "Part-time"

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    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Residential Advisor in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible Timings to work
    - Friendly management
    - Has a great atmosphere that enables you to socialize and work at the same time.

    Cons

    There is nothing in particular that is wrong with reference to the accommodation management.


  10. "Student Ambassador - Good Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time

    Pros

    As a student ambassador - Good pay, nice colleagues and bosses, surprisingly fun job

    Cons

    Open days could use more signs that give directions