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Chinese University of Hong Kong Reviews

Updated July 6, 2017
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Chinese University of Hong Kong Vice-Chancellor and President Joseph J.Y. Sung
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  • bad whether, not good work life balance, very harsh professor and heavy workload (in 3 reviews)

  • The location is a bit far away from downtown (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Well organized and friendly people.

    Cons

    No disadvantage was found here.


  2. "Junior Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    flexible time and good culture

    Cons

    lack of profit and open atmosphere

  3. "A nice place for work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is a reputable university in Asia. The working environment is great, and has sufficient academic support for doing research

    Cons

    Have not found any cons yet

    Advice to Management

    no


  4. "A nice place to be a TA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    The students are smart, the workload is not much so that you can concentrate on your research. The working environment is great, good landscape with mountain and ocean.

    Cons

    No cons, good good working environment


  5. "Academic Support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Big campus. Students are quite good.

    Cons

    Not a good university for English speakers. Getting more local losing internal environment.


  6. "Chinese University of Hong Kong"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Long history distinguished school in Hong Kong

    Cons

    Location is far away from Central


  7. "Supportive workplace though bureaucratic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Lots of internal funding for research

    Cons

    Announcements of deadlines too close to the actual deadlines

  8. "Too Bureaucratic"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Sha Tin (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Sha Tin (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good reputation and nice campus

    Cons

    Too bureaucratic and no good for innovative research


  9. "Biomedical Science Student Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible hours
    Relaxed atmosphere
    Nice campus

    Cons

    Inconvenient location
    Poor pay
    Poor level of support
    English not spoken well

    Advice to Management

    Improve development of internship program for students
    Increase renumeration


  10. "junior research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance, flexible work

    Cons

    no much room for career development, only good for transition period


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