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Leeds, England (UK)
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$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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The University of Leeds helps its students get in the lead. It is the second-largest university in the UK with more than 30,000 students. The institution offers undergraduate programs in arts and performing arts, biological sciences and medicine, business, education and law ... Read more

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    Pros

    Very flexible and supportive with University students and their schedules.

    Cons

    During the school year there aren't a lot of projects going on.

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University of Leeds Interviews

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    Education Officer- Engineering Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at University of Leeds in August 2017.

    Interview

    Firstly all staff members in the school I attended were cold and unfriendly apart from the lovely lady at the helpdesk/reception. I smiled at everyone only to be met with confused stares which immediately made me uncomfortable.

    Next came the 4 part test which was a timetabling exercise. I was suprised to find this as neither the job description nor candidate brief mentioned timetabling as part of the job. If it had been I would not have applied!

    I found out on a Tuesday that I had an interview on the Friday which meant I had very little time to prepare so I was nervous and performed poorly, however by this point I had lost interest in the role. The panel was made up of three people who were very straight faced and serious, they seemed to be going through the motions and were uninterested at being welcoming and putting me at ease. What I found truly bizarre is the questions would have about 4 or 5 parts to them. It seemed a bit over the top for what the job is. When I was informed that I had not got the role no feedback was provided and there was no opportunity to ask as the call was very rushed. To be honest the place had bad vibes and I really think I dodged a bullet.

    When applying for jobs the questions on the form can sometimes be repetative, like two different questions regarding teamwork, 3 questions about admin experience etc. It's very odd. Furthermore the questions for grade 4 and grade 5 jobs are the same making it difficult to distinguish what the differences between the roles are.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you deal with Academics refusing to do something? (RED FLAG!)
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