University of Ottawa
3.8 of 5 46 reviews
www.uottawa.ca Ottawa, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

University of Ottawa Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2014
University of Ottawa – Ottawa – “Morrisette Library”

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3.8 46 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

University of Ottawa Chancellor Michaëlle Jean

Michaëlle Jean

(11 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Master of Applicated Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Student (Current Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsThis is a well-known university with a high level of education quality. Studying in Ottawa also provides students an opportunity to experience Canadian culture in capital city.

    ConsLanguage is the first problem, and culture difference is also a trouble to all international students.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMaking some friends from different countries can help a lot in my opinion. Those compatriots who had lived in Canada for several years will offer international students useful advices and relevant experiences in all kinds of aspects.

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    Research Assistant

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosit is pretty good to join

    Consit gets you tired after 3 years

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    TA

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe job is only a half TA, but the workload is large. University give half TA because the class is small, but did not take the difficulty of the course into consideration.

    ConsWorking as a TA on campus, the salary is great and the teacher is really nice. Hope I could have done the work very well to not disappoint the professor and the students.

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    not bad

    Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsCompensation, diversity and benefits. Equipment is new and not an issue. Working hours are flexible and the staff re very helpful.

    Consvery stressful and unprofessional supervisor, had many problems with him. Some of my colleagues chose to give up and leave, those who stayed regret it!

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep an eye on supervisors and their behavior towards the students !

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Uottawa is an amazing place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosnice environment and very helpful people

    Consworking downtown is not always easy for people living in the suburbs

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    Best way to earn while studying

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt efficient way to develop interaction with students and work closely with the university staff.

    ConsWork might coincide with your own deadlines specially during midterms and final submissions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    As a graduate student, it was a nice University to stay

    Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsWell, it was just a graduate position, as far as I remember no trouble at all.

    ConsThe secretary responses are very slow. Need some patient to deal with them.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Looks fairly distributed

    Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Prosyou can expect at least 1 semester TA per year

    ConsYou may not get a chance to TA the course you are really good at!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Data Scientist, machine learning algorithms

    Data Scientist (Former Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Prosdata mining, machine learning, classification algorithms, Bayes learning, support vector machine

    Consmore space, more and wide research areas, more discussion

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

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    great place to work

    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Prosflexible schedule, great co workers

    ConsFrench knowledge is must. All the official meetings in french.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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