Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated October 17, 2014
Updated October 17, 2014
165 Reviews
3.6
165 Reviews
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Nanyang Technological University President Prof Bertil Andersson
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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)

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

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  1.  

    NTU Singapore Review

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Student in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Student in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    - International exposure
    - Rigorous curriculum
    - Supportive learning environment
    - Approachable mentors and professors
    - World class facilities, e.g canteens, library, laboratories, etc

    Cons

    - Intense competition, especially with international students
    - High pressure environment
    - Considerably high tuition fee and any other fees
    - Located in quite remote area of SIngapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Incredible journey in NTU

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

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Low performance bonus and low salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Very nice

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    timing is very flexible with. One has the freedom to work on any topic of their interest.
    Good infrastructure to conduct research

    Cons

    Since its an academic environment, it is difficult to sustain and move to industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nice work environment and smart people

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    smart people and a lot of opportunity to share ideas with researchers internationally.

    Cons

    If you work as a research associate, expect similar pay as a doctoral student, but it gets you enough to live well there.

  6.  

    Research Associate

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 5 years)

    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.....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    very good university

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Teachers are very great and very patient.

    Cons

    More activities for graduate student.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    very good.

  8.  

    It's a great university

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great prof, great people. nice environment. my window view is the forest, so i feel like living inside jungle.
    air is clean.

    Cons

    the food in canteen taste so bad
    low paid

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please set deadline for every project

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Rewarding

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Kampong Changi (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Kampong Changi (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Structured environment with enough opportunities for growth

    Cons

    No new challenges.Need more projects to challenge yourself

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more incentives for growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great research support and facilities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Great research support, facilities and generous funding. World class reputation. University is rapidly on the rise and conducting cutting-edge research.

    Cons

    Campus is a bit out of place, but it is also quiet and conducive for work.

    Approves of CEO
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    Research Associate

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, nice computers, nice food

    Cons

    Long working hours, The air condition is cold

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work hard! Work harder! Work hardest

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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