University of Leicester Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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3.7
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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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
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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. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Universities are always a conundrum

      Jul 12, 2021 - Communication Officer in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      Inspiring environment and exciting people leading in different areas.

      Cons

      An evident cultural divide between academics and professional services.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Salary Review

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

      Great team, location, dynamic environment

      Cons

      No side benefits, traffic jam

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      PhD

      Jul 6, 2021 - Doctoral Candidate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Sufficient support from management and fair research wage.

      Cons

      As with all academic institutions the bureaucratic machine is slow and laborious.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Nice for the first job

      Jul 4, 2021 - Research Associate in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      Nice for the first job

      Cons

      Only nice for the first job

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      World leading research institution

      Jul 2, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Nottingham, England, England
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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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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Friendly environment

      Jul 1, 2021 - Psycholoog in Leiden
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      Pros

      It was a place of growth, where I interacted with a wide variety of students, staff, alumni and parents It was a flexible job It offered a lot of further trainings

      Cons

      I would have liked more working hours, besides that the environment, colleagues and my employer were amazing. Extremely friendly and helpful

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      May 25, 2021 - Administrative in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Not bad, fair, approachable, neutral, open

      Cons

      No much extra-curriculum, lonely, boring, less interaction

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      N/A

      May 24, 2021 - Student Services Advisor in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      Team support and communication is good

      Cons

      The salary was low for the kind of work involved.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Challenging and rewarding

      May 21, 2021 - Statistical Analyst in Leicester, England, England
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      Pros

      Interesting work and helpful colleagues

      Cons

      Challenging deadlines and long hours

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