National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated May 14, 2021

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National University of Singapore President Tan Eng Chye
Tan Eng Chye
292 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance with flexibility(in 231 reviews)

  • "Flexible working environment and time(in 201 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary, no career progression(in 84 reviews)

  • "low salary as compared to other educational institution(in 50 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      May 4, 2021 - Analyst 
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      Pros

      Good place to work at

      Cons

      None I can think of.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Mar 16, 2021 - Student in Philadelphia, PA
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      Pros

      really good experience. very nice people there

      Cons

      all good. l like it very much.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Feb 5, 2021 - Research Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work schedule. Good supervisors.

      Cons

      Old technology and no growth in terms of promotions.

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Disappointing

      Jan 8, 2021 - Social Psychologist in East Falmouth, MA
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      Pros

      Hardworking students (BUT who are too often afraid to talk or express/defend their opinions in class/meetings)

      Cons

      Poor facilities, poor oversight of supervisors, poor secretarial infrastructure, too many master's students, too much hierarchical structure, not a good place to be a productive researcher

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee

      not very good

      Nov 28, 2020 - Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      not very good at all

      Cons

      would stay far away from them

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to work

      Oct 9, 2019 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
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      Pros

      Established university so all procedural affairs are easily handled Good career guidance

      Cons

      Career progression may be slow

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      nice place

      Sep 20, 2019 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good academic environment good research nice professors

      Cons

      Singapore is a little bit small.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      PhD Student

      Feb 15, 2019 - PhD Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good friends and food throughout the campus. (minus the cockroaches in the old science canteen)

      Cons

      No increase in PhD stipends for past 8+ years

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Career Counselor

      Oct 11, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great management and work-life balance, inspiring students!

      Cons

      Nothing at all, I love the experience.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place for work life balance

      Nov 6, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Flexible timing as long as you get your planned work done. Perfect for working mother with one or more young kids. Various staff benefit such as health, curriculum

      Cons

      Lack of challenge. Can foresee the ceiling of your career if stay in the same position. Contract-based, renewal of contract solely dependent on Professor's grant.

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