University of Leicester Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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3.7
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
Lord Grocott
31 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
      Current Employee

      Comfortable, relaxed, friendly and stimulating

      Jul 24, 2021 - Research Assistant in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's such a diverse city and the university reflects this diversity. The people are friendly and you really get to know everyone across your department.

      Cons

      Budgetary constraints, as with all UK universities! Especially when it comes to research funding.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Salary Review

      Jul 10, 2021 - Project Manager in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team, location, dynamic environment

      Cons

      No side benefits, traffic jam

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      World leading research institution

      Jul 2, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Opportunity to collaborate with leading academics.

      Cons

      Meeting face-to-face not possible due to COVID restrictions in the area.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      May 8, 2021 - Studnet 
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      Pros

      Learn a lot from there

      Cons

      Nothing to complain, lower the fees maybe

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Apr 1, 2021 - Geologist in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      I absolutely loved it for sure.

      Cons

      Geology department sometimes gets overlooked.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      My Student Experience

      Mar 10, 2021 - Graduate Student in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Quality of Learning, depth of lectures, Variety of optional Modules

      Cons

      Some Modules are not Organized

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Mar 1, 2021 - Research Assistant in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      skill development, excellent colleagues, good pay

      Cons

      none that I can think of

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      student

      Dec 20, 2020 - Student in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      many social events, lots of welcoming people,

      Cons

      lots of work, long hours

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      very goof

      Dec 5, 2020 - Lecturer in Leicester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      optimal location and optimal infrastructure

      Cons

      a bit isolated, and the Midlands are not very socially active

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Nov 27, 2020 - PhD Student in London, England, England
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      Pros

      It is a good university to study in

      Cons

      It is not a good university to study in

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