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University of Newcastle (UK) Overview

www.ncl.ac.uk
Newcastle, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1963
College / University
Education
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
University of Newcastle upon Tyne is an institution of higher learning that emphasizes scientific research and educational studies. It has some 19,000 students and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in subjects including medicine, law, and agriculture. Its academic ... Read more

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    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent holiday time, closure between Christmas and New Year, tuition perks, pension, lots of cross-university interaction, interaction with students.

    Cons

    I think it really depends on where you work--my unit in particular we were not treated the same as other units in our larger directorate--more supervision, less autonomy. My work-life balance was skewed very work-heavy, and ultimately is why I left the university.I think this was more unique to the Central Services than in the different faculties and schools.

    Advice to Management

    Unless your employees give you a reason not to, trust them! We were all hired because we are competent professionals, and after a trial period it would be great to just let us run with things (supportively of course!)

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University of Newcastle (UK) Interviews

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    NWE Database Developer ( Department of Philosophy) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at University of Newcastle (UK) (Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Whole process took 4 weeks. A simple non-technical 30 min interview. Had to bring example of relevant work, and discuss my ideas regarding the current state of the project and areas of improvement (all in a non-technical context). Useful feedback provided after the interview.

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