University College London Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2020

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University College London Provost and President Michael Arthur
Michael Arthur
186 Ratings
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  • "not much interaction with rest of UCL departments(in 42 reviews)

  • "Very few opportunities for career progression(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Cool place to work at"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at University College London

    Pros

    Great culture, with great people.

    Cons

    I can't think of one!

  2. "MEng mathematical computation"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student in London, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good school and good teaching

    Cons

    Intensive and some lecturers don't really care


  3. "Student"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Assistant in Adelphi, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and teaching.

    Cons

    Poor study space and over crowded facilities

  4. "Could do better"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at University College London full-time

    Pros

    The People at University Colege London

    Cons

    University Colege London is quite Disorganised

  5. "Research associate"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at University College London full-time

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for learning and growth

    Cons

    Not much collaboration and guidance

  6. "Big machine"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    The University has some amazingly passionate minds fuelling world class research.

    Cons

    It's a big, super-inefficient machine that continues to grow inorganically without scaling the infrastructure.

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  7. "Lecturer"

    1.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, good food on campus.

    Cons

    Bad President and poor management

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  8. "Post-doctoral researcher"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    To be part of an international well recognized organization

    Cons

    Formation levels is not proportional with the salaries in academia

  9. "Interning at UCL"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Assistant Curator in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University College London for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful people to work with, and very understanding of the student schedule. I enjoyed learning about curation from members of my department.

    Cons

    I felt that a lot of my tasks were busy work in the beginning of the internship and would have preferred more responsibility to initiate tasks.

  10. "Great place to work and study"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Goleta, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University College London part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great location, many facilities and incredible diversity

    Cons

    Can be difficult to balance work with studying.

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