Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
159 Reviews
3.6
159 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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

  • work life balance is good, resource is tremendous but inefficiently utilized (in 17 reviews)


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

  • It's not for an ambitious professional, there is little career development (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    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

  2.  

    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

  3.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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

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  5.  

    A place where you can find work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than an 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
  6.  

    Research Fellow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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 an 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
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A good experience, nothing special to boast about

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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 an 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
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great work environment, little career progression

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  9.  

    You can persuade graduate studies while working

    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 an year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours
    Good sports facilities

    Cons

    Location
    Unless you are going to do a Master or PhD there will be little space for development

  10.  

    Research Associate

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Good work Life Balance.
    Flexible timing
    Good for those who want to pursue PhD and work

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth unless willing to do PhD.....

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Atmosphere!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Well-organized educational environment in west of Singapore, Big-size campus, Always keep renovating buildings in the campus. welcome and friendly staffs and faculties.

    Cons

    Far from the Central District of Singapore, so far few taxi in the night or weekend.

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