University of Manchester Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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4.2
89%
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University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor Nancy Rothwell
Nancy Rothwell
39 Ratings
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  • "Lack of promotion opportunities for non-academics(in 15 reviews)

  • "Everthings good, there are no cons here(in 13 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Brilliant to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Flexible and keen on well being

    Cons

    Covid 19 so financially issues

  2. "Lovely environment full of passionate students"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Marketing and Content in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - passionate people working to help young founders - great networking opportunity

    Cons

    - not full time unfortunately but nothing else

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  3. "Great employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Coordinator in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Manchester full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work culture and people

    Cons

    Relatively low pay and no performance-related pay.

  4. "study"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good experience, a good connection with student

    Cons

    always raining, too cold, hard time

  5. "Very friendly place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Campus, Friendly, Research friendly, weather, reputation

    Cons

    Expensive accommodation near the university

  6. "Armitage"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Casual Staff 

    I worked at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with

    Cons

    Monotonous but as casual staff this was expected

  7. "Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Admissions Officer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great workplace and outstanding sense of community

    Cons

    Hard to think about any cons at the moment

  8. "Good facilities, but continous cuts"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Manchester, England

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Nice place, good colleagues and

    Cons

    The threat of redundancy, but can[t complain

  9. "Good employers"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Manchester, England

    I have been working at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Good holiday benefits and pension, very flexible

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  10. "Great experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Manchester, England

    I worked at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, nice environment of work

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to work.

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