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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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    I have been working at University of Southampton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good global University with international opportunities.

    Cons

    Campus outside the city and current employment policies.

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University of Southampton Interviews

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    PhD Interview

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at University of Southampton.

    Interview

    Preliminary interview on phone - gave all details of my concerns and difficulties with moving, etc - Not a problem. Come down for a full interview cover same ground we had on phone only now it seems that they are a problem, its also clear that the funding isn't in place and the more i scratch the surface the more uncomfortable i get in regard to who i'd be working with as i didn't feel they'd be able to offer me the direction / mentoring i'd expect.

    Then had the indignity to send me an email to say i wasn't the calibre of student they require for a phd - well i'm sorry but I have a MSc where i graduated with a national award with over 6 years of relevant work experience If i'm not the calibre of student they want they i'm well rid...

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