University of Kent
4.1 of 5 7 reviews
www.kent.ac.uk Canterbury, United Kingdom 500 to 999 Employees

University of Kent Reviews

Updated Jun 20, 2014
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4.1 7 reviews

                             

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University of Kent Vice-Chancellor Julia Goodfellow

Julia Goodfellow

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    Excellent work and study environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEmployers were open communicators yet allowed for free decision making and initiative from employees, beautiful environment, motivation to improve jobs position and duties

    ConsSometimes coworkers are unresponsive or do not fully communicate, time off policies, job expectations were not always clearly outlined

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to ask employees about ways to improve the job

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    postgrad finance and econ

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat teachers, a lot of knowledge to gain, good life balance

    Constoo intense, exam period is beyond stressfull and the course is sometimes too theoretical

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic experience with excellent people.

    Outreach Demonstrator (Former Employee)
    Canterbury, England (UK)

    ProsRewarding work teaching. Good pay.

    ConsNot enough available working hours.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Inspiring, creative, supportive and socially uplifting

    Research Associate (Former Employee)
    Canterbury, England (UK)

    ProsGreat connections and networking amidst a creative inspiring atmosphere.

    ConsThe Rochester campus is very inaccessible if the lift is out of order as it's built on a very steep hill and has many many stairs!

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend some time at ground level with the staff who are in direct contact with the students on a daily basis to understand the issues that need addressing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Average University with Average students good course though

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsTeachers, My course content, nice ppl once u get 2 know them

    ConsStudents, nothing to do, expensive.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Poor management but a decent place to work otherwise.

    Associate Lecturer (Current Employee)
    Canterbury, England (UK)

    ProsNice facilities and a beautiful campus. The university offers good opportunity for other training. The other staff are generally friendly. Nice location in Canterbury.

    ConsPoor management and even poorer communication between departments. People are often stuck on minute details they forget about the person and circumstances involved. All about who you know not how you perform. Many times people seem incapable of doing anything that isn't directly within their job description nor do they point you in the right direction.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork on communicating between departments. Train your staff in customer service and in how to find out information even if outside of their job description.

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    diverse and rewarding

    Casual Worker (Current Employee)
    Canterbury, England (UK)

    Prosgreat variety of jobs, great sense of community, great pay and progression routes. Staff are all professional, hard working, and good fun. it is a really nice place to work and Canterbury itself is beautiful.

    Consyou sometimes feel that the management have favourites that they pick to work events but they do give everyone a chance and are keen for new employees to get stuck in.

    Advice to Senior Managementless intimidating interview and selection process, i found it very stressful but well worth it!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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