KEY NOT FOUND: coverImgAlt
Logo

University of Alberta

Is this your company?

University of Alberta

Add a Review

University of Alberta Reviews

Updated May 22, 2022

To filter reviews, or .

Found 1,440 of over 1,720 reviews

4.3
87%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
Approve of CEO
University of Alberta President Dr. David Turpin (no image)
Dr. David Turpin
297 Ratings

The latest conversations about Teachers

Join the conversation on

Teachers

1y

a 

West Virginia Elementary School Teacher

Who is taking the COVID-19 Shot? Do you think all teachers should?

2,890

960 Comments

Join the conversation on

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "good benefit and pension plan(in 125 reviews)
  • "people are nice and willing to help(in 94 reviews)
  • "Deliverables are valued and you can have flexible hours as long as you deliver on your research.(in 56 reviews)
  • "Great supervisors and peers to learn from(in 41 reviews)
  • "equipped facilities and friendly staff.(in 34 reviews)
Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

Ratings by Demographics

This rating reflects the overall rating of University of Alberta and is not affected by filters.

Want more demographic options?
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Fair

    Dec 15, 2021 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Programs are good in there.

    Cons

    Budget cuts are limiting the projects, hirings.

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good research support

    Mar 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good research support and facilities

    Cons

    Not a very collegial place

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    U of A

    Oct 27, 2021 - Undergraduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly learning environment. Profissional teaching skills.

    Cons

    No Cons in the University of Alberta

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent

    Aug 27, 2021 - User Experience Designer in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Enables flexible business expansion Tax rate Limited liability and increased personal asset protection

    Cons

    High set-up and ongoing costs when compared to other structures

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    IT Technician

    Jul 31, 2021 - IT Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits including pension plan and all.

    Cons

    office politics, bureaucracy, demanding supervisor

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    great working environment

    Jun 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    flexible and friendly working environment

    Cons

    cold weather and remote location

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Reasonable employment with good perks

    May 20, 2021 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    *Vibrant campus **Comprehensive athletic facilities **On-campus equipment (circuits, 3D printers) **Centrally a part of public transit **On-campus clinic convenient

    Cons

    *Typical graduate student fare- could be making more in industry

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    teaching assistant

    Feb 16, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    part time, good for personal growth

    Cons

    sometimes assigned to courses not for your own research area

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    One of the best universities

    Sep 17, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great city and culture very nice campus

    Cons

    very cold in the winter. Limited opportunities for jobs in biotech

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Full time

    May 28, 2020 - Ph D Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great facilities and scientific labs

    Cons

    bad weather and a small number of TA positions

    Be the first to find this review helpful
Viewing 1 - 10 of 1,440 Reviews

University of Alberta Reviews FAQs

University of Alberta has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 1,720 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at University of Alberta to a friend and 61% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Alberta employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Alberta. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

87% of University of Alberta employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Alberta 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of Alberta to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

Popular Careers with University of Alberta Job Seekers

JobsSalariesInterviews

Work at University of Alberta? Share Your Experiences

or

University of Alberta Photos

+ Add Photo
University of Alberta photo of: International Student Services, UoA
University of Alberta photo of: NREF
University of Alberta photo of: DICE building
University of Alberta photo of: University of Alberta
University of Alberta photo of: University of Alberta
University of Alberta photo of: North Campus
University of Alberta photo of: NREF building UoA
See All Photos