University of Manchester Reviews

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor Nancy Rothwell
Nancy Rothwell
153 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very flexible working environment(in 52 reviews)

  • "Sophisticated working environment(in 37 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Academics are more focused on teaching rather than on research(in 16 reviews)

  • "Little room for career progression or promotion(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Uni

      Oct 21, 2021 - Student 
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      Pros

      The awesome community at the uni campus

      Cons

      It is at North West

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Employer

      Oct 18, 2021 - Administrator in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Good Working Ethics/Wonderful Terms and Conditions

      Cons

      No Bonus Schemes/Overtime not recognised

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Uni

      Oct 14, 2021 - Student in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Good teaching, good students and good facilities

      Cons

      Food in uni accom is mediocre

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      very good

      Oct 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      so good to be there

      Cons

      Nothing to say to be honest

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Oct 7, 2021 - Teacher in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Schedule, students and work life balance

      Cons

      Could be better pay, and more hours

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Fine

      Oct 21, 2021 - PhD Student in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Good city and good opportunities

      Cons

      Management is poor and unfair

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good fun

      Oct 6, 2021 - Student 
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      Pros

      Friendly, inclusive, high standard, fun.

      Cons

      Sometimes lacks individuality regarding contact.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      research

      Oct 4, 2021 - MSC Student in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      amazing institute to carry out research

      Cons

      placements could be more helpful

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Uni

      Oct 4, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant in Manchester, England, England
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      Pros

      Good facilities Good student union Amazing sport facilities

      Cons

      Less feedback Online learning Less support on academic work

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    11. 3.0
      Current Employee

      No opportunities for academic career development

      Oct 14, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate 
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      Pros

      Excellent institution with world renowned researchers

      Cons

      As post doc the opportunities to establish an independent academic career and secure a lectureship within the institution are non existent.

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