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Updated 13 March 2019
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Pros
  • "An amazing working environment that provides the opportunity to collaborate with world-leading academics" (in 23 reviews)

  • "Flexible working depending on line manager" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are no cons that I can say about the job" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Limited long-term career prospects since you are often forced to bounce from one fixed term contract to another" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Amazing lecturers and support available

    Cons

    One of the cons of studying at Manchester is the high amount of work


  2. "Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Manchester, England

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great experience, meet new people.

    Cons

    Not always availabilities around lecture schedule.

  3. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Good flexible working hours available.

    Cons

    No wage and tough work


  4. "Research Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High reputation, focus on publication, rules changes a alot

    Cons

    Slow. Weird rules. Feel isolated


  5. "Good opportunity for students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to IT issues around halls, and one day training at the beginning of the course.

    Cons

    No real cons, as it's a part time job


  6. "Library"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    inclusive culture with training opportunities

    Cons

    No cons, people are very caring


  7. "Master Data Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Great team spirit in the banking and treasury department

    Cons

    Need to enhance standards of working through well defined key performance indicators applicable to all.

  8. "UoM Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Very fair salary for job

    Cons

    Competitive environment with difficulty to progress


  9. "Accomadation Tour Guide"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Good salary, nice team, flexible job and good way of getting a letter of recommendation.

    Cons

    No real cons apart from the fact I found that the job was not very well advertised, ie lots of friends wanted to apply but had not seen the advertisments and then missed the deadline.


  10. "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good experience and environment.

    Cons

    Nothing to complain. Nothing to worry about.