National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated July 24, 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 very relaxed (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. Great learning exp

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    High tech, iteractions with the top people in academia, great learning experience

    Cons

    Pay depends in lab and professor, singapore is an expensive place to live in


  2. Visiting Research Fellow

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    Former Employee - Visiting Research Fellow in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Visiting Research Fellow in Silver Spring, MD

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great respect toward Ph.D.; very friendly people; extremely clean environment; well paid;

    Cons

    Hot weather; accented English; small; non-smoking; pricy alcohol;


  3. NUS is awesome

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent staff and students and campus environment!

    Cons

    Pace can be slow depending on departments.

    Advice to Management

    Stay rooted to the ground, lest the ivory tower label sticks.


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  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. 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.


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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.


  11. 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.



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