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University of Manchester Reviews

Updated 12 July 2018
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  • "Career progression could be better" (in 6 reviews)

  • "No cons to share, is a very pleasant working environment" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Vibrant place to work in great city"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities and diversity
    Cultural offerings accessible to staff

    Cons

    Slow processes within the system
    Not the best pension scheme


  2. "Fantastic employer."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Lancaster, England
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Manchester part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Full of knowledgeable and motivated people. There are lots of different sources of information and support . Pay scales, holiday and other benefits are generous.

    Cons

    As with any organisation in the city, commuting can be an absolute nightmare.

  3. "Great Employer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    Large employer with plenty of opportunities to progress especially in the IT department.

    Cons

    Can sometimes appear disjointed between faculties and departments

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff through employee forums


  4. "Postdoctoral researcher"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    An amazing working environment that provides the opportunity to collaborate with world-leading academics

    Cons

    No cons to share, is a very pleasant working environment


  5. "Software Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Manchester full-time

    Pros

    - Well technical environment
    - Good salary

    Cons

    Nothing is bad, I love this experience


  6. "Teacher assistant at The University of Manchester"

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    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Manchester City Centre, England
    Current Employee - Teacher Assistant in Manchester City Centre, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with well-known lecturers and talented students

    Cons

    Low salary, late payment, no room for improvement.


  7. "Teaching assistance"

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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 full-time

    Pros

    Good teaching supervisor, offer clear guidance.

    Cons

    Can be quite a heavy workload.

  8. "Waiter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Manchester part-time

    Pros

    -flexible hours
    -nice customers
    -can improve hospitality skills if desire

    Cons

    - low pay
    - stressful atmosphere
    - long hours when working events


  9. "Great atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good stipend, good flexibility (but very dependent on supervisor).

    Cons

    I can't think of anything.


  10. "Video/Events production"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Efficient and effective corporate video solutions

    Cons

    There weren't any - I really enjoyed it


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