Imperial College London
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www.imperial.ac.uk London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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PhD at MechEng

PhD Student (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

ProsFlexible working hours, nice and fruitful environment, plenty of equipment and support available to use

ConsSalary is low for he London area, refurbishment of labs has been badly executed - successive and ongoing issues in setting or installing experiments cause minor to severe delays

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease salaries for PhD students as they can barely cope in the London area, be harder on your refurbishment or other subcontractors when they fail to delivery what they have promised for in advance instead of having your staff and students suffer

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Postdoctoral Research Associate (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    I worked at Imperial College London full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good to know international researchers Cons: Not very much independent. Not much career progress. Advice to Senior Management: Nil Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    PhD at Mechanical Engineering

    PhD Student (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Imperial College London full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: 1) There is no need to take Master's course compared to US universities, thus saving time and going straight into… Cons: 1) International fees are exorbitant, given the lack of proper equipment and support. Better off in USA. Same price, better facilities. 2) Discrimination is rampant. International… Advice to Senior Management: 1) Harsh punitive measures to cut funding for those supervisors who fail to release their students on time, and compensate students appropriately. The loss of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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