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Updated April 23, 2015
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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. Nice

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good facility, Nice research labs

    Cons

    Singapore is damn costly, Nice

    Advice to Management

    none

  2. It was great working at NUS, not so much pressure and the research resources were complete

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    Former Employee - Research Engineer
    Former Employee - Research Engineer

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Great research group

    Cons

    not supportive for Employment visa

  3. 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

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Conducive environment for learning and personal growth.

    Cons

    Some office culture lack of good people management manager.

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  5. great work environment, nice people

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    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

  6. 4 year experience in NUS

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    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

  7. 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 Management

    No big complaints.

  8. 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.

  9. Excellent environment with great benefits

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

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

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    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.

  10. research assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Its a great place for exploring your strength as an individual.

    Cons

    is not a place for people who are nor progressive in thinking and learning

  11. Good compensation

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The staff and colleagues were friendly, willing to help, and provide a learning platform. The environment was encouraging for growth and learning.

    Cons

    The job scope was stagnant after a while. Facing the same team of people every day might not be everyone's choice.

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