University of Manchester Reviews

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4.2
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University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor Nancy Rothwell
Nancy Rothwell
206 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible working conditions, own schedule(in 84 reviews)

  • "Supportive colleagues and good working environment(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Manchester is very good city to live(in 29 reviews)

  • "Need to improve on career progression(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 19, 2022 - Research Support Officer in Manchester, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working, hybrid working, challenging varied role, friendly colleagues, great pension

      Cons

      Sometimes need to work above standard hours during busy periods

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Pharmacy University of Manchester

      May 15, 2022 - Clinical Pharmacist 
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      Pros

      Excellent employer. Really enjoyed studying here now also working here.

      Cons

      Been difficult to find teaching rooms due to COVID.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work in

      May 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Friendly environment, great people to work with

      Cons

      No cons so far, everything was good

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      May 10, 2022 - Postdoctoral Researcher 
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      Pros

      Is great cooperation with industry and academic

      Cons

      Need more interconnection between different department

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Structural engineer

      May 8, 2022 - Postgraduate Student in Manchester, England
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      Pros

      Supportive, qualified, friendly, reputation, lecturers

      Cons

      Not anything special I can say.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Lovely People

      May 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Lovely People enjoyable workk environment

      Cons

      cannot think of many cons

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good

      May 20, 2022 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible work time. you can have a rest anytime you want

      Cons

      some times very tiring. you need to over work

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great university

      May 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      - Professional and welcoming environment

      Cons

      - I don’t have any cons

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      May 3, 2022 - GTA Graduate Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Engineering, Research, Experience, Awesome, Training, Commitment

      Cons

      Demanding, Commitment , Relevance, Expertise, Stress, Grooming

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      A good university, especially for research.

      May 17, 2022 - PhD Student - Stipend in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A diverse range of nationalities on campus. Seemingly plenty of funding opportunities.

      Cons

      The very underwhelming induction process, although possibly covid-related.

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    University of Manchester has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 1,390 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at University of Manchester to a friend and 58% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Manchester employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Manchester. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    80% of University of Manchester employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Manchester 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

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