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National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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  • No bonus for research staff (12-mth package) (in 21 reviews)

  • Career progression is more about how long you have served rather than your achievements and capabilities (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "great work environment, nice people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore part-time

    Pros

    good paid, nice food on campus

    Cons

    long working hours, a bit stressful


  2. "4 year experience in NUS"

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

    Pros

    good equipment facilities, good environment, strong research faculty and lab group... Enjoyed the 4 year Ph.D years here

    Cons

    Salary a little bit low compared to the rising performance, especially in house rent. Working hours generally long

  3. "Good place to do research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Top research facilities, very collegiate environment.

    Cons

    Not extremely relaxed, people are there to work.

    Advice to Management

    No big complaints.


  4. "PHD"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    National University of Singapore (NUS), a good place to study.

    Cons

    a good place to study.


  5. "Research associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    good science;
    good people;
    nice city;
    safe place

    Cons

    expensive housing;
    lab to lab varies

    Advice to Management

    NA


  6. "Internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at National University of Singapore (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the pay is pretty amazing for an intern pay - 1.8k

    Cons

    slightly disorganised, certain supervisors may or may not exploit you


  7. Helpful (1)

    "DSD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National University of Singapore part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good place to say and have life

    Cons

    need to change the management style and often talk to staff and have input from them

    Advice to Management

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  8. "Good while looking around"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Clementi New Town (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Clementi New Town (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free time to pursue own research interest

    Cons

    No job stability at all. Have to leave eventually

    Advice to Management

    Keep your own people


  9. "world leading univ"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    beautiful campus, good facility, very silent because far away from city

    Cons

    no ac provided in the weekend. so , if you want to ot, you have no place to go expcept for utown.

    Advice to Management

    please do provide ac in the weekend. a lot of people want to work in the weekend. just provide sufficient condition to let them work.


  10. "Good place to work for post graduate"

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

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    good place to do research if you really like it.

    Cons

    too stress for the people who enjoy life more than research


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