Nanyang Technological University

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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
169 Reviews
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169 Reviews
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Pros
  • work life balance is good, resource is tremendous but inefficiently utilized (in 18 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours (which implies responsibility) (in 18 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.  

    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
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  2.  

    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

  3.  

    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

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  5.  

    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

  6.  

    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
  7.  

    Good work life balance, limited career progression if you are not academia.

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

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment and work life balance.

    Cons

    There is a ceiling for pure engineers but great for academia.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The salary of project officers is a bit low compared to industry.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Incredible journey in NTU

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

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Low performance bonus and low salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Research Fellow

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Jurong Town (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Jurong Town (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    - Good research and publication opportunities
    - Opportunity to work with leading opportunity

    Cons

    - Contractual term work
    - Career progress may be difficult
    - Salary not competitive as other universities or research institution

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very nice

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University

    Pros

    timing is very flexible with. One has the freedom to work on any topic of their interest.
    Good infrastructure to conduct research

    Cons

    Since its an academic environment, it is difficult to sustain and move to industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Relatively good experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good working environment and office culture. Normal working hours, rarely requires overtime or working on weekends. Relatively good benefits package.

    Cons

    Relatively inaccessible as there is only one bus in and out (excluding the shuttle buses). Contract based - low job security with no much advancement opportunities. Bonus not as attractive - strict requirements.

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