Oxford University Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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Oxford University Chancellor Christopher Francis Patten
Christopher Francis Patten
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  1. "Study at Oxford University"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    the excellent academic atmosphere and the prestigious title

    Cons

    weak career service and distant location

  2. "Postdoc"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Good experience and very friendly

    Cons

    Too expensive to live in Oxford


  3. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Neurosurgery Resident in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Incredible academic environment and collaborative atmosphere.

    Cons

    Funding can be challenging depending on your research interests

  4. "The world’s leading Univeristy"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Vice-President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Oxford is a truly magical place and you get to work with the best minds in the world.

    Cons

    The philanthropic culture is under-developed, but that’s an opportunity for the enterprising person.

  5. "Bad management"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professor 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Academic freedom and bright colleagues and students

    Cons

    Low pay. Bad management.

  6. "easy job field"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Oxford, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oxford University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It is a great career field to grow and has greta values

    Cons

    There isn't a con that comes to mind

  7. "Good university"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Computer Programmer II 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    excellent research facilities, good reputation attracting the best and the brightest

    Cons

    cost of living relatively high

  8. "high prestige poor pay"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    brightest people to work with in the most beautiful place

    Cons

    hardly make a living with the salary

  9. "studying at oxford"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    great academic staffs, convenient location.

    Cons

    heavy workloads, expensive place to live.

  10. "Good."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Oxford University full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, enthusiastic and smart people.

    Cons

    Not much cons. Good overall experience.

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