University of Victoria
4.1 of 5 37 reviews
www.uvic.ca Victoria, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

University of Victoria Reviews

Updated Feb 14, 2014
University of Victoria – Victoria – “UVIC Accommodation”

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4.1 37 reviews

                             

71% Approve of the CEO

University of Victoria President & Vice-Chancellor David H. Turpin

David H. Turpin

(7 ratings)

90% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great people and great learning experience

Communication Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria as an intern for more than a year

ProsWorking at an educational institute means you get to work with a bunch of smart people. My job was at the Communications department and worked with people from various academic backgrounds. Pros of working at UVic:
* Good pay
* Great Benefits
* Rewarding Projects

ConsThe only Con at working at UVic is that the career doesn't seem to progress. It's hard to get a raise or promotion.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive people chance to progress and get promoted

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

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it's been a privilege to work with top minds in the academic area I am focusing on.

Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility; the opportunity to work with different people from different cultural backgrounds; the instructors usually give a lot of room for TAs to develop their own ideas such as designing the syllabus.

Consnot a lot of room for career development

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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first job

Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria part-time for less than a year

Prosbeautiful campus and reasonable salary

Consnot found yet, I just worked here for 4 months.

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A teaching assistant in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria part-time for more than a year

ProsNice working environment, great people to get along with. The university also provides you with great opportunities to learn how to behave professionally. You get paid on time.

ConsMost of the time, you are dealing with the most fundamental problems encountered by the students. It may not be that fun and challenging.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work!

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgreat supervisors, very helpful staff, great coworkers, a very nice city with great weather, nice and beautiful campus, and good department.

ConsLack of management skills for some departments, a little bit low pay, payments are not very secure for some departments, facilities not very great for some fields. Not a very big campus, few restaurants and fast food places on campus.

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

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Great working here. Good pay and great for brushing up skills.

Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria part-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat place to hone your knowledge teaching others.

ConsYou need to have people management skills to manage first year students

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Computer Facilities Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria part-time

ProsMost amazing student job: on campus, pays well, great supervisors, great coworkers

ConsSchedule changes a lot, no consistency in when you are scheduled, some very late shifts (11:15 pm)

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great experience, I worked with understanding and under-demanding professors.

Teacher Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria as a contractor for more than a year

ProsI love the flexibility of hours- obviously the professors understand that their TA's are also students with their own deadlines to meet, and the professors I worked for gave me really flexible deadlines to so that I could work on my own deadlines as well.

ConsAs flexible as the work is, it usually comes down to grading exams and papers- at the end of the semester. There is only so much work you can do ahead of time..

Advice to Senior ManagementAdjusting graduate and undergraduate final deadlines so that they don't overlap quite as much.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Love it.

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria

ProsGood Pay
Great Environment
Great Learning Opportunities
Great opportunities for leadership

ConsOften times there are sporadic Hours.
There can be a bit of bureaucracy within the department.
The demands on your time and commitment are always changing, as are your responsibilities, and sometimes you can be unsure of what to do next.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very nice

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Victoria, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of Victoria

Prosgreat weather, friendly people, good training

Conslow salary, few chance to get promoted

Advice to Senior Managementraise salary please

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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