City University of Hong Kong Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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  1. Great people, great place to work.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong

    Pros

    An environment geared towards growth and expansion, many opportunities.

    Cons

    En emphasis on publications and lower salaries for non-tenured positions.


  2. Graduate Research Assistant

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

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working while learning and expanding your horizon in a very supporting environment.

    Cons

    Working in the university may makes some people bored.

    Advice to Management

    More out of work activities.


  3. Good job

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

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong

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

    Pros

    City university of Hong Kong provides Standard salary: 52/hr Besides those are Easy tasks

    Cons

    No cons on working at cityu


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  5. Go to School of Creative Media if you have a mixed science-art background.

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good facilities, active people, English speaking

    Cons

    lack of communications between researchers. reputation is not as high as HKU, HKUST, CUHK

    Advice to Management

    need to create more space for communication and collaboration between researchers/research groups.


  6. Its good place to work at junior level in Univ.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Instructor in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good opportunity, friendly working environment.

    Cons

    Promotion path is a long way.

    Advice to Management

    Create more promotion paths for staff and understand staff to release their burdens.


  7. Instructor

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong

    Pros

    Good environment, good access to facilities, colleagues were great.

    Cons

    Expected to teach from scratch with little support initially, takes time to learn syllabus and become comfortable especially if lacking experience teaching in Hong Kong


  8. The working experience at CityU is fantastic. Very good support from both supervisor and colleagues !

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    The working environment is flexible and the workload is not high.

    Cons

    The pay is not quite competitive. But it is normal for a university.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more practical training to workers and have more collaboration with industry.


  9. Good change to gain work exp.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Students Helper in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Students Helper in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    CityU provides many working opportunities for students

    Cons

    The working hours may not be long enough to serve as your part time work

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  10. Major in math, minor in finance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong

    Pros

    A rigorous attitude towards academic

    Cons

    Lack of working experience and programming skills


  11. Research Department, not permanent staff

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong

    Pros

    Flexible hours, over time is not very necessary

    Cons

    not enough benefits for research staff, lots of bureaucratic paper work.

    Advice to Management

    worth trying for career beginners or people who love research



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