National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
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  1. Diverse working relationship across functional unit

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

    Cons

    Some office culture lack of good people management manager.

    Positive Outlook
  2. 4 year experience in NUS

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    good equipment facilities, good environment, strong research faculty and lab group... Enjoyed the 4 year Ph.D years here

    Cons

    Salary a little bit low compared to the rising performance, especially in house rent. Working hours generally long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Good place to do research

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    Top research facilities, very collegiate environment.

    Cons

    Not extremely relaxed, people are there to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No big complaints.

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  5. PHD

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    National University of Singapore (NUS), a good place to study.

    Cons

    a good place to study.

  6. Excellent environment with great benefits

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at National University of Singapore as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Access to the brightest minds from, living in and traveling through Singapore. Regular training courses allowed for continual employee improvement.

    Cons

    Very structured salary and performance review felt stifling.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Good place for work

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, all kinds of facilities available at very low prices. Nice working environment and staff.

    Cons

    A little bit crowded, wouldn't be a con if you prefer to be among people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. good and time flexible for researchers

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    time flexible and friendly working environment

    Cons

    salary is not high, and some times too busy in deadline period... Less attention on employer's family

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is good in general... if possible to improve, it might be good to consider add in more activities for family people.

    Approves of CEO
  9. Research assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    Freedom Autonomy Flexibility Structured Guided

    Cons

    Limited advancement prospects, low salary

  10. research assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good research environment, flexible working time, work and life balance, relatively stable position, long holiday every year, can go for high study

    Cons

    sometimes feel boring, limited social hub, salary is increased very slowly, under one boss, limited improvement space,

    Recommends
  11. It's fun to work with fresh graduates, and have plenty of time to do things you like.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    -It's fun to work with fresh graduates;
    -You'll have plenty of time to do things you like;
    -You will be given encouragement and guidance by experienced seniors and be practicing your research skills if your are interested in this field;
    - The job is quite stable, at least for the junior ones;
    - You do not have to work with other people, just focus on your own.

    Cons

    - It will be boring if you are really not interested in research;
    - Payment is relatively low;
    - Too free for me.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Can't think of any for now.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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