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Norwich, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1963
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UEA is a Top 15 university (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017) and consistently ranked as one of the best universities for student experience in both the National Student Survey and the Times Higher Education Student Experience ... Read more

Mission: Be Brilliant

We want you to be brilliant. Everything we do at UEA from investing in our campus, to undertaking ground-breaking research, is done with the intent of giving our students everything they need to thrive.

University of East Anglia Reviews

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    I worked at University of East Anglia full-time

    Pros

    - Mostly nice people, friendly
    - Great to work with students
    - Nice working environment / offices / equipment
    - Very flexible employer, compromising on time off
    - Good opportunities for sponsored CPD / courses etc...

    Cons

    - Bureaucratic environment
    - Values process over getting things done
    - Doesn't encourage or recognize innovation
    - Almost no career progression opportunities due to rigidity of pay / hierarchical structures

    Advice to Management

    - Give employees the freedom to innovate / try things / take risks
    - Align values / processes more closely with your customers

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University of East Anglia Photos

University of East Anglia photo of: The Lasdun Teaching Wall
University of East Anglia photo of: Saw this cycling into work this morning
University of East Anglia photo of: Modern Life Cafe in our Sainsbury Centre
University of East Anglia photo of: Informal meetings with coffee
University of East Anglia photo of: Lunchtime walks and big moody Norfolk skies
University of East Anglia photo of: Our Broad, at the heart of our campus
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University of East Anglia Interviews

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    Admissions Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of East Anglia in November 2017.

    Interview

    Completed written application which had to meet all specific requirements for the role. After 1-2 weeks of submitting the application, I got an email inviting me to an interview. Written and excel test (20 minutes), before interview with 3 managers/ current workers

    Interview Questions

    • very awkward questions- 'Name an example when you contributed to a busy office environment and how did this improve the business overall?'   1 Answer
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University of East Anglia Awards & Accolades

  • UK Top 15, Complete University Guide, 2017
  • Top 5 for student satisfaction, National Student Survey, 2016
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