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University of Warwick Reviews

Updated 10 January 2018
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University of Warwick Vice-Chancellor and President Nigel Thrift
Nigel Thrift
32 Ratings

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Pros
  • Fantastic work environment and colleagues were very helpful (in 13 reviews)

  • Friendly colleagues who are very committed, regular employment and work/life balance is good (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Lack of direction and leadership from senior management makes getting things done impossible (in 6 reviews)

  • there are no cons with this university (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student in Coventry, England
    Current Employee - Student in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good study environment and school spirit

    Cons

    Significant work load and little availability of lecturers


  2. "PhD student review"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student
    Current Employee - PhD Student
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Personal development is always well supported, and academic support is second to none!

    Cons

    Can sometimes become a bit of a "bubble" due to the campus nature.


  3. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow
    Current Employee - Research Fellow

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

    Pros

    nice environment, clear salary grids

    Cons

    lack of opportunity to evolve


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  5. "Good for student development"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student
    Current Employee - PhD Student
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great development opportunities, both at a university wide and department specific level

    Cons

    Administration can be slow at times


  6. "PhD Researcher Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Coventry, England
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Academicians, Seminars and Conferences, Networking

    Cons

    Limited research areas, Interdisciplinary research options are limited


  7. "Student at University of Warwick"

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    Current Employee - Student in Coventry, England
    Current Employee - Student in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Campus university, everything close by
    Good work ethic
    Good Lecturers
    A lot of societies and sports clubs

    Cons

    Isolated campus. Everyone lives in a "bubble"
    Shops are quite far.


  8. "Very good place to work"

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

    I have been working at University of Warwick full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work, very enjoyable.

    Cons

    Culture is very stifling, feels like being back at school.


  9. "Student Fundraiser"

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

    I worked at University of Warwick part-time

    Pros

    Pay well to its students

    Cons

    None applicable for this role


  10. "Warwick Manufacturing Group Research Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Looks good on a CV

    Cons

    Little support from internship supervisor

    Advice to Management

    My project felt like it didnt matter. as a result my supervisor was difficult to get hold of, and felt like they didnt care at all about what i was doing


  11. "Student caller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Warwick part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, good people to work with

    Cons

    Not really much, only a part time for short period


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