University of Sheffield Reviews

Updated May 9, 2015
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  1. Well paid ambassador role

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Student Ambassador in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Former Freelancer - Student Ambassador in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Sheffield (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Well paid, got to know many people & prospective students.
    Developed communication skills and interpersonal skills very well

    Cons

    Not involved enough, only stewarding and answering questions about courses etc.
    Hope can get involved in more stages before the open days

    Advice to Management

    The management is quite well. All the members of staff are very friendly and helpful.
    I miss Sheffield too.


  2. Aerospace department Ambassador

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Sheffield

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and great administration staff

    Cons

    Nothing negative as well taken care of


  3. Research Assistant

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at University of Sheffield as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environment, great experience of research assistance was delivered, high quality research facilities, great team-working atmosphere

    Cons

    Too much tax + the British Weather


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    Forward thinking leading edge

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    Current Employee - Visiting Professor in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Visiting Professor in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I have been working at University of Sheffield

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Supportive colleagues with real talent they are prepared to share in an open and encompassing way. Interdisciplinary cooperation to resolve leading challengesin my field

    Cons

    Funding is very difficult to obtain for graduate students and research assistants. Bureaucratic management at facilities level restricts flexibility in use of space and equipment.

    Advice to Management

    Loos3n up


  6. Great University

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Sheffield

    Pros

    Love my Job here and Sheffield is a great friendly city

    Cons

    Management quality variable through departments but leadership has improved a lot in the last few years


  7. Quality of work

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Associate in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Research Associate in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I have been working at University of Sheffield

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

    Pros

    Good guidance, support and assistance.

    Cons

    too much to do sometimes


  8. Data Assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Sheffield

    Pros

    Great place to work, friendly staff and excellent minimum salary

    Cons

    Can't think of any, great place to work


  9. An excellant and well managed place to work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Sheffield

    Pros

    Great coleagues and very effective and caring managemenr.

    Cons

    No cons. Strongly recommended as a place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage and suport staff.


  10. Very enjoyable. Had a fantastic time studying, and working.

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    Former Intern - Academic Research in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Academic Research in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Sheffield as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great staff to work with, supported with very knowledgeable supervisors. Had freedom to research effectively, very flexible on working hours.

    Cons

    A bit OTT on health and safety.They do everything by the book, or it is not done. A lot of stopping and starting, very slow to get things done. I would advise not to get frustrated, Just go with the flow..

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. very friendly, very approachable.


  11. Friendly Sheffield!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marie Curie Researcher in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marie Curie Researcher in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I have been working at University of Sheffield full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Staffs are friendly and helpful, the library is big.

    Cons

    Work is not that exciting.

    Advice to Management

    Too many Chinese students.



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