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City University of Hong Kong Reviews

Updated October 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Good working environment for learning and research (in 9 reviews)

  • Good benefits and work-life balance (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Additional free courses online are available for research assistants (in 6 reviews)

  • limited physical space, small office space (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "It depends"

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

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Relatively free schedule; Relaxing environment; Opportunities to learn new skills

    Cons

    Tasks can be quite demanding when working at a small team


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Manageable schedule and reasonable pay

    Cons

    Repeated work, and is good if you are just looking at some pocket money

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are good.

    Cons

    Too little leave days for conference and annual leaves.

    Advice to Management

    add more conference and annual leave days


  4. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Working while learning and expanding your horizon in a very supporting environment.

    Cons

    Working in the university may makes some people bored.

    Advice to Management

    More out of work activities.


  5. "Great people, great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    An environment geared towards growth and expansion, many opportunities.

    Cons

    En emphasis on publications and lower salaries for non-tenured positions.


  6. "City University of Hong Kong"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Many international students and Rigorous courses

    Cons

    Noisy Class
    Some lecturers are not good enough


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot things. Good staff welfare. Flexible working.

    Cons

    Career development is quite limited as a RA.

  8. "Good Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Most Competitive Salary in the Region

    Cons

    Assistant Professor offices are too small


  9. "OK"

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

    Pros

    ok in all though. the culture is awesome

    Cons

    nothing much. higher pay please

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Excellent Educational Atmosphere with Culture on top"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lab facility, Learning flexibility, Cultural diversity

    Cons

    Research student cannot have hostel accommodation for more than a year.


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