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University of Essex Reviews

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    Good place to work.

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    Former Employee - Receptionist in Colchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Colchester, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Essex part-time (less than a year)


    Good training, friendly coworkers, good company values


    Pay could be better for students

    Positive Outlook

University of Essex Interviews

Updated Dec 19, 2014
Updated Dec 19, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Lecturer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Essex in July 2013.

    Interview Details

    15 minute teaching to a group of prospective colleagues within the department + panel interview with 6 or 7 members of different functions within the university/department.
    Questions related to own research, teaching experience, career plans, fit with the organization, challenges in the industry, potential avenues for inter-disciplinary research within the university, potential for research funding, willingness to teach related themes of interest.

    Interview Questions
    • Theory focus during the interview, which I had expected to be covered during the presentation to the group, but not during the formal interview.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I asked for a modest amount of extra pay, and got it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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Headquarters Colchester, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Founded in 1964, University of Essex has grown to be one of the UK's top academic institutions and a leading research university. It has more than 9,000 students on three campuses. The university has nearly 20 academic departments that provide undergraduate and post-graduate instruction in areas such as arts and humanities, engineering, law, management, and science. In addition, University of Essex houses more than 20 academic centres and institutes, including the European Centre for Analysis in the Social Sciences and the Institute for Social and Economic Research. It... More

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