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University of Westminster Reviews

Updated Sep 3, 2019

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3.6
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University of Westminster CEO Geoff Petts
Geoff Petts
30 Ratings
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  • "Bad communication from senior management(in 9 reviews)

  • "no cons, tired of city Tashkent, missed States(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Open Day Ambassador"

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    Former Employee - Open Day Ambassador 

    I worked at University of Westminster part-time

    Pros

    Well paid for a student job

    Cons

    I can't think of any right now

    University of Westminster2019-09-03
  2. "Masters Student"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good professors, nice ambience, easy to commute

    Cons

    No placements, needs to upgrade itself

    University of Westminster2019-08-31
  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Westminster full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team Exciting environment Always learning new things

    Cons

    I do not have any

    University of Westminster2019-08-12
  4. "Flexible hours and good for confidence enhancement"

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    Former Employee - Ambassador in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Westminster part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    very friendly atmosphere and helpful management

    Cons

    not as organised as could be

    Advice to Management

    Add more structure

    University of Westminster2019-08-09
  5. "Lovely people, inclusive employer but not always joined up"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Westminster full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements, supportive colleagues, diverse teams, ambitious aims.

    Cons

    Not always connected and accountable

    University of Westminster2019-07-16
  6. "Good people, challenging working environment."

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    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Westminster full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues are collegiate and supportive.

    Cons

    The physical environment was terrible (think of the old 'typing pools' - double the number of people and desks in a single, massive room.

    Advice to Management

    More humane working conditions will not only make staff happier, it will make them immeasurably more productive.

    University of Westminster2019-07-27
  7. "Recoomend"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England

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

    Pros

    Good modules, international students, nice environment, fun,

    Cons

    lack of organization within the system

    University of Westminster2019-07-09
  8. "Overworked and Under-appreciated"

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    Former Employee - Programmer Administrator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Westminster full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You will learn a lot of useful skills if you are looking for a career in HE Admin

    Cons

    The workload was unmanageable as the office was understaffed and poorly managed, eg expected to prepare Assessment Boards for hundreds of students while also acting as student enquiries - the phones in the office were ringing off the hook constantly

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people and show some empathy towards employees and students

    University of Westminster2019-07-04
  9. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Admissions 

    I have been working at University of Westminster full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Location and helpfulness of colleagues

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and few opportunities for progress

    University of Westminster2019-06-11
  10. "I was studying BA architecture"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England

    I have been working at University of Westminster full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very good facilities on the campus

    Cons

    It is not very organized and there is no good communication

    University of Westminster2019-05-30
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