University of Leicester
3.7 of 5 18 reviews
www.le.ac.uk Leicester, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

University of Leicester Reviews

Updated May 28, 2014
University of Leicester – UK – “Uni of Leicester”

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3.7 18 reviews

                             
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    Great place to work

    Dl Finance Administrator (Current Employee)
    Leicester, England (UK)

    ProsGreat team, friendly colleagues, supportive organisation.

    ConsBuilding is a bit old and run down

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to new ideas and innovation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Research assistant

    Research Associate (Current Employee)
    Leicester, England (UK)

    ProsGreat team spirit
    Flexible working
    Good progression of career and development offered
    Good collaborative spirit for researchers in field
    Very competitive with other universities
    Constantly making top 20 of Times higer education lists

    ConsIn academia hours can be long
    Work life balance has to maintained by yourself
    You need to be self motivated to get the work done
    University sites are spread across city from hospital to main campus. - not always a problem or con but something to consider
    Parking permits are like gold dust at hospital sites, so if you live close public transport or hospital hopper may be the mode of transport

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I wish that I had come to work here 20 years ago

    Senior Lecturer (Current Employee)
    Leicester, England (UK)

    ProsThe freedom to do the job my way

    ConsBeing constrained by, mostly necessary, university regulations

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in 21st century equipment for teaching

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    great

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    Prosit is boring to teaching a university for a long time. but the good thing is building uo relationshipwith students

    Consit is boring to teaching a university for a long time. the hours a re flexible and too much work to be done

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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