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University of Leicester Reviews

Updated 22 Feb 2020

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4.2
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55%
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
Lord Grocott
27 Ratings
  1. "Departmental UCAS Ambassador"

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    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

    University of Leicester2018-05-28
  2. "Inclusive and friendly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Very relaxed and friendly staff team, great culture and values, extremely inclusive

    Cons

    No opportunity to stretch or challenge self

    University of Leicester2018-05-20
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Working for the University of Leicester"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good annual leave and lieu.

    Cons

    Lack of support, Wages low for type of work undertaken, lack of management with a lot of lone working.

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    University of Leicester2018-05-14
  4. "Decent Post-doctoral Research Post"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Supportive academic environment, if you have a good supervisor is a good research position for a post-doc.

    Cons

    Leciester city location is relatively remote and working class. Cheap living costs but not a great location for active young people or families. Local medical care is particularly sub-class.

    University of Leicester2018-04-27
  5. "sports activator"

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

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly staff, diverse staff, secure job

    Cons

    none, the city is a little boring

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    University of Leicester2018-04-10
  6. "Residential advisor (campus services) The University of Leicester"

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

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time for 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.

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    University of Leicester2018-02-08
  7. "Student Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great environment, management is always willing to listen to new ideas.

    Cons

    Events can be highly unorganised.

    University of Leicester2018-02-20
  8. Helpful (1)

    "A great experience!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Supportive and friendly working environment Independence Flexible hours Regular feedback

    Cons

    Management was not always efficient, but on the whole this didn't cause too many problems.

    University of Leicester2018-01-15
  9. "Great so far!"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Leicester, England

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Varied projects, great colleagues, university discounts

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can be hard to manage at times

    University of Leicester2017-12-18
  10. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Fun team, varied work, flexible

    Cons

    Favouritism from management, inexperienced management

    University of Leicester2017-12-18

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