Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated November 19, 2014
Updated November 19, 2014
165 Reviews
3.6
165 Reviews
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Nanyang Technological University President Prof Bertil Andersson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible working hours (which implies responsibility) (in 18 reviews)

  • work life balance is good, resource is tremendous but inefficiently utilized (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Low salary, less exposure, less learning opportunity (in 5 reviews)

  • No career advancement and very little transferable skills (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good place to do research

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    great research environment, good colleagues
    people here focus on publishing conference and journal papers
    asian food is just terrific

    Cons

    lonely, no entertainments
    things are not so cheap here, especially vegetables
    digital products are also expensive comparing to Hong Kong and USA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place

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    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Project Officer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    a good work and life balance

    Cons

    personal growth is a personal problem

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    NBS Stint

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Slow and not very serious/uptight about the work, occasional food tasting

    Cons

    tedious, mundane,meaningless, draining and average pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find something more constructive for staff to do instead of flyers, minor detail checks and other trivial stuff every minute and every second.

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  5.  

    Bad experience

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Alot of experiences exposure. Work life balance

    Cons

    People are not helpful and promotion are super slow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Project Officer

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    Former Employee - Project Officer
    Former Employee - Project Officer

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of work to do

    Cons

    Looking to complete work in a short period of time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    NTU Singapore Review

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    Current Employee - Student in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Student in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - International exposure
    - Rigorous curriculum
    - Supportive learning environment
    - Approachable mentors and professors
    - World class facilities, e.g canteens, library, laboratories, etc

    Cons

    - Intense competition, especially with international students
    - High pressure environment
    - Considerably high tuition fee and any other fees
    - Located in quite remote area of SIngapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Time flexible

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Time flexible, almost no GST in SG

    Cons

    it is Chinese-dominated society, salary is okay not high enough

  9.  

    Good University for pursuing my PhD

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, sufficient working resources.

    Cons

    Far from downtown, and no other earning except the monthly salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve our food. Lol

  10.  

    good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    nice environment, muticlutural basis, good research

    Cons

    busy job, shortterm period, paper jobs required

  11.  

    A place where you can find work life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice tranquil location, people are friendly, lots of facilities available for staff use.

    Cons

    Only that at lunch time, the queues can be bad.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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