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Southampton, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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University of Southampton, one of the top 15 research universities in the UK, boasts nearly 25,000 students. The school has six campuses and has more than 20 academic schools awarding degrees in such fields of study as engineering, law, mathematics, and medicine. The school was ... Read more

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  • "a university with no commitment to training ?!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southampton, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
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    I have been working at University of Southampton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent friendly and capable team
    Flexible and supportive of part time or flexible working requests
    Excellent holiday allowance and closure days Christmas and Easter
    Lovely green campus

    Cons

    Training is non existent.
    Jobs don’t tend to challenge - potential restricted by management and archaic culture
    Lack of investment in staff facilities and estate (offices not hoovered, dirty/shared workstations, no kitchenettes or staff areas)
    Doesn’t allow trailblazers or competent people to shake things up
    Academic culture - can be very patronising and offensive

    Advice to Management

    Most of the management are senior academics, not management professionals. This should be reconsidered. Good academics do not necessarily make good or effective business leaders
    Please invest more in training - it’s a university!!

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University of Southampton Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Southampton, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at University of Southampton (Southampton, England (UK)) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Thank-you for your interest in respect of our advertised graduate position. Unfortunately for the advertised role we do not feel your skill-set sufficiently ties up with what we are looking for in these roles, and therefore we have decided to decline your application.

    I wish you all the best for the future in your studies.

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