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University of Liverpool Reviews

Updated 14 Jan 2020

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3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
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University of Liverpool President of the Council David McDonnell (no image)
David McDonnell
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and Good people tow ork with(in 11 reviews)

  • "Well Structured, Great city, lots of help available if you look in the right places(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "poor infrastructure (CAT3 very badly designed); poor management/financial team; poor technical team (many members with very little proficiency)(in 6 reviews)

  • "Lecturers helping out on the day could also be dismissive and arrogant(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to live"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student 

    I worked at University of Liverpool full-time

    Pros

    Liverpool is great with good people and cheap

    Cons

    Poor resource Costly intradepartment resource usage

    University of Liverpool2020-01-15
  2. "Friendly place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Liverpool part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice and professional staff, friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    The complex structure of the university, some institutes are off campus

    University of Liverpool2020-01-13
  3. "It's a nice place to work but can be hard to get ahead"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good wage Easy commute from centre Colleagues are great Good hols

    Cons

    Progression within teams can be difficult. I find you have to move to a different dept to get up the grades

    University of Liverpool2020-01-06
  4. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Marketing and Events Coordinator in Liverpool, England

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

    Pros

    Oppertunities and good pay abilty to move

    Cons

    Restructure redundancy manager secretively absence

    University of Liverpool2020-01-02
  5. "Overall good experience"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great university, great city for students, great supervisors. Your project and experience will really depend on your supervisors and your department.

    Cons

    Very low pay as a PhD, plus no guaranteed funding for the last year of writing (true in most of UK). Few extracurricular graduate organizations.

    University of Liverpool2020-01-10
  6. "Friendly but busy staff"

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    Current Employee - Student Engineer in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great central Location Friendly staff who are always willing to help

    Cons

    Busy staff- don't have enough time to see all students sometimes.

    University of Liverpool2019-12-10
  7. "Studying for PhD"

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    Current Employee - PhD Researcher 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Liverpool full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great city to live, beautiful old buildings with fantastic architecture

    Cons

    Awful facilities in the School of the Arts

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    University of Liverpool2019-12-06
  8. "A fantastic student experience"

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    Current Employee - Career Coach 

    I have been working at University of Liverpool part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay for student job.

    Cons

    Company ethics can be questionable

    University of Liverpool2019-12-12
  9. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Liverpool full-time

    Pros

    Immersive and full of surprises

    Cons

    Complex and full of surprises

    University of Liverpool2019-11-27
  10. "Receptionist at university of liverpool"

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Liverpool full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly atmosphere, good pay and great staff

    Cons

    would have liked to be able to carry on part time

    University of Liverpool2019-11-19
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