University of Portsmouth Reviews

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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University of Portsmouth Chancellor Sandi Toksvig
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Pros
  • "Flexible working, you can choose which Open/Applicant days you wish to work so it is easy to schedule around your own University assignments(in 12 reviews)

  • "Excellent benefits packages: lots of annual leave(in 9 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Working hours may understandably clash with course schedule(in 4 reviews)

  • "Micro Management and lack of respect from senior management(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great work as a student.

      Nov 30, 2021 - IT Help Desk in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Flexible around study and good rates.

      Cons

      Must manage study and work.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Student Ambassador at UoP

      Nov 30, 2021 - Student Ambassador in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Flexible hours and high pay.

      Cons

      Not that many hours during off season months.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Flexible working and great career development opportunities

      Dec 1, 2021 - Research Assistant in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working and great career development opportunities

      Cons

      Pay bands are lower than other universities

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great benefits

      Nov 26, 2021 - Student Recruitment Officer in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Holiday is very generous. Salary is very generous.

      Cons

      They do not promote their own staff. They will ALWAYS hire outside the organisation.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Best job

      Oct 28, 2021 - Engineer in Wolverhampton, England
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      Pros

      Good for new people to apply

      Cons

      Can be boring and tedious

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work, not always good management

      Nov 6, 2021 - Senior Teaching Fellow in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Good opportunities for those who want to progress

      Cons

      Senior management and communication are poor

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      A Good Job For Second And Final Year Students

      Sep 22, 2021 - University Guide in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      High pay per hour comparative. Most events fall on weekends when pay is increased.

      Cons

      Long gaps between events to work.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

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      Sep 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      good work-life balance, very flexible

      Cons

      no-one will really check on you, some people basically just not go to work

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great organisation but limited progression opportunities

      Sep 29, 2021 - Business Support Officer in Portsmouth, England
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      Pros

      Great benefits Central location Flexible working Good training Great holiday

      Cons

      Limited progression opportunities Some autocratic managers

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Sep 13, 2021 - Teaching Fellow 
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      Pros

      Lovely environment, friendly staff and reasonable pay

      Cons

      Academic staff are mostly on short term employment

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