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National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated January 19, 2015
Updated January 19, 2015
279 Reviews
3.8
279 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Working times are such that it gives you a great work-life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • The working environment is good in general: modern facility, nice college (in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • No career progression and limited career growth (in 8 reviews)

  • Also, there is no usually no bonus given (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good learning experience for me

    Current Employee - Non-academic Staff in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Non-academic Staff in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at National University of Singapore part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    People here are passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    Location and crowd during peak hours make quite a sight to behold...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nil

  2.  

    Diverse working relationship across functional unit

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

    Cons

    Some office culture lack of good people management manager.

    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    great work environment, nice people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore part-time

    Pros

    good paid, nice food on campus

    Cons

    long working hours, a bit stressful

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  5.  

    4 year experience in NUS

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    good equipment facilities, good environment, strong research faculty and lab group... Enjoyed the 4 year Ph.D years here

    Cons

    Salary a little bit low compared to the rising performance, especially in house rent. Working hours generally long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Good place to do research

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    Top research facilities, very collegiate environment.

    Cons

    Not extremely relaxed, people are there to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No big complaints.

  7.  

    PHD

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    National University of Singapore (NUS), a good place to study.

    Cons

    a good place to study.

  8.  

    Excellent environment with great benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Access to the brightest minds from, living in and traveling through Singapore. Regular training courses allowed for continual employee improvement.

    Cons

    Very structured salary and performance review felt stifling.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Worked as a Research Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pleasant Campus Environment
    Good Work Life Balance
    Sponsored Conferences
    Nice and Economical Food Canteens and Eateries
    Gym Facilities

    Cons

    Limited promotional prospects unless you have higher qualifications
    Nature of work depends on supervisor

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Academic atmosphere, laid back and conducive for research, but not great salaries.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Fellow
    Former Employee - Research Fellow

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Academic atmosphere, laid back and conducive for research

    Cons

    Does not provide great salaries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize and promote talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Student

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Pros

    very relaxed environment and good culture

    Cons

    sometimes hard to learn new things

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