University of Manchester
3.8 of 5 36 reviews
www.manchester.ac.uk Manchester, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Fantastic

Telephone Fundraiser (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at University of Manchester part-time for more than a year

ProsReliable to work for as a student or graduate.

ConsI have nothing to present as a con.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake my department appear again

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

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High in ranking but really bad in reality

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at University of Manchester full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The largest university in the u.k., good learning facilities and beautiful buildings. Times/QS ranking at top 30 in the world, although guardian raking shows lower… Cons: Bad quality research in engineering( with the exception of electrical engineering) including computer, mechanical, aerospace, civil and life sciences/ biotech. International students/ researchers from developing… Advice to Senior Management: Please do something about the cons. Please kindly remove low quality teaching/ research faculty from the computer, mech, aero, civil engineering department. And kindly… 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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Typical public sector trying and failing to be a business

Admissions Assistant (Former Employee)
Manchester, England (UK)

I worked at University of Manchester full-time for more than a year


Pros: Can be a stimulating environment to be in. The work… Cons: Grown too large and lost touch with itself, its employees and the students. Reliance on IT… Advice to Senior Management: Remember what it is that you need to do well and do it. The University isn't a business… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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