Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated January 16, 2015
Updated January 16, 2015
177 Reviews
3.5
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Nanyang Technological University President Prof Bertil Andersson
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Pros
  • work life balance is good, resource is tremendous but inefficiently utilized (in 18 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours (which implies responsibility) (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Low salary, less exposure, less learning opportunity (in 5 reviews)

  • No career advancement and very little transferable skills (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    I am a PhD student working on characterization and control of hysteresis in the piezoelectric actuator.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Working together with professors of different background and communication with them benefit me a lot. Specially, their research achievements and experience are of special value for my study and open my horizon.

    Cons

    Waiting for the manufacturing of my setup took a long time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I hope technicians in the workshops are more efficient.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to do research

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    great research environment, good colleagues
    people here focus on publishing conference and journal papers
    asian food is just terrific

    Cons

    lonely, no entertainments
    things are not so cheap here, especially vegetables
    digital products are also expensive comparing to Hong Kong and USA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  3.  

    Good place

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    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    a good work and life balance

    Cons

    personal growth is a personal problem

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Time flexible

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Time flexible, almost no GST in SG

    Cons

    it is Chinese-dominated society, salary is okay not high enough

  6.  

    Good University for pursuing my PhD

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, sufficient working resources.

    Cons

    Far from downtown, and no other earning except the monthly salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve our food. Lol

  7.  

    good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    nice environment, muticlutural basis, good research

    Cons

    busy job, shortterm period, paper jobs required

  8.  

    A place where you can find work life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Nice tranquil location, people are friendly, lots of facilities available for staff use.

    Cons

    Only that at lunch time, the queues can be bad.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Research Fellow

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Jurong Town (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Jurong Town (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Good research and publication opportunities
    - Opportunity to work with leading opportunity

    Cons

    - Contractual term work
    - Career progress may be difficult
    - Salary not competitive as other universities or research institution

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  10.  

    A good experience, nothing special to boast about

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    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    The professors allow you to work at your pace.
    The university is good with many facilities.
    It is slowly growing up in the rankings.

    Cons

    It is located at the farther end of the city, travelling takes time if you are staying elsewhere.
    The salaries are a bit on the lower side, however that depends on the department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Could make it more lively to work by introducing some refreshing activities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  11.  

    Great work environment, little career progression

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great work environment. Stable as of all stat board. Depending on which department I think. but in general good.

    Cons

    little career progression. think there is a rule where you cannot be promoted twice within 2 or 3 years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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