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Nanyang Technological University Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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  1. Helpful (13)

    "Good school to do research, but not for long term career"

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    Former Employee - Project Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Project Officer in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Relax and easy-going
    Good salary in Singapore R&D standard
    Flexibility in life

    Cons

    Lack of long term development and improvement
    If you plan to become famous professor or researcher in internationally recognized institute, better leave NTU for others


  2. "Project Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nanyang Technological University full-time

    Pros

    flexible working time, not stressful.

    Cons

    everything just depends on the adviser, unnecessary admin. control from the department

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good for a short time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University full-time

    Pros

    Nice colleagues, enough freedom, good campus.

    Cons

    Working environment doesn't respect your privacy.


  4. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nanyang Technological University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I get to learn new applications of engineering each day

    Cons

    The workload is heavy sometimes


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Good Experience"

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

    Pros

    1) High-tech facilities
    2) Good on-campus transportation facilities
    3) A lot of options available for food on-campus (Western, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean). And it is cheap too.

    Cons

    1) On-campus accommodation is usually not provided
    2) Research grants will mostly depend on the guide under which you are working.

    Advice to Management

    Overall experience was good. It would be better to provide on-campus accommodation for all interns. There's good scope for NTU to become the best Asian university.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "PO in NTU"

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

    Pros

    I love the nice and casual working environment.
    Transport is very convenient and efficient. They provide very good staff benefits and health insurance.

    Cons

    It's always very hot outside but very cold inside all buildings in Singapore. Many secretaries are not very professional or efficient working.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "PhD"

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

    Pros

    Beautiful view and perfect study environments!

    Cons

    The graduate courses are not sufficient to choose.

    Advice to Management

    Please focus on research and teach instead of red tape.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Researcher"

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

    Pros

    Learning environment, great culture and team

    Cons

    Nothing I could think of.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Post Doctorate Research Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Eazy life, relaxed, offers ownership in research

    Cons

    very less room for moving up the career ladder


  10. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Growth and learning environment. Decent salary. Lot of opportunities for research and development.

    Cons

    Language barrier sometimes, work visa issues, Singapore being costly to survive on an intern's pay-grade.


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