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Updated June 22, 2015
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National University of Singapore President TAN Chorh Chuan
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Pros
  • Working times are such that it gives you a great work-life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • The working environment is very relaxed (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • No career progression and limited career growth (in 8 reviews)

  • Also, there is no usually no bonus given (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Great learning exp

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    High tech, iteractions with the top people in academia, great learning experience

    Cons

    Pay depends in lab and professor, singapore is an expensive place to live in


  2. Nice

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good facility, Nice research labs

    Cons

    Singapore is damn costly, Nice

    Advice to Management

    none


  3. 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

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

    Cons

    Some office culture lack of good people management manager.


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  5. 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    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


  6. 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 Management

    No big complaints.


  7. 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.


  8. Excellent environment with great benefits

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

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

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    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.


  9. Postdoc in NUS

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

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. University is most famous in Singapore
    2. Some schools have very high salary
    3. Close to downtown

    Cons

    1. No bonus in some schools
    2. EE is worse than EEE in NTU

    Advice to Management

    The management in NUS is very good in a wide sense. Especially HR in School of Computing is very effective and nice.


  10. great learning

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great supervisors, approachable, good benifits

    Cons

    documentation completion is a lengthy process


  11. Good wellness programme

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Provide variety of wellness programme starting from sports, health update, family activity to personal skills update

    Cons

    Location of most wellness programme located at main Campus... Too far for staff stationed outside main campus.



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