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Pros
  • "It's a great working environment and employers are treated fairly(in 20 reviews)

  • "flexible hours with good hourly rate easy to fit round studies(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "PhD Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at University of Bristol full-time

    Pros

    Great place to live and work.

    Cons

    Like any university things can be bureaucratic sometimes.

    University of Bristol2019-04-07
  2. "A nice place to live"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Bristol full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Access to modern research equipments

    Cons

    Very poor IT and very bad commuting

    University of Bristol2018-06-30
  3. "PhD in CDT"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Bristol, CT
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Bristol for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good funding, training before starting the PhD

    Cons

    No cons, very good place to work

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work

    University of Bristol2016-04-20
  4. "Summer Scholar"

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    Former Employee - Summer Research Scholar in Bristol, CT
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Bristol for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working hours, staff and people are very friendly and plenty of feedback on projects. Top class research facilities and research has strong impact. Also the team I was in had very good cohesion and we did lots of stuff together!

    Cons

    Offices were sub standard and due to hot weather always hot in them during the summer. Sometimes at meetings it was difficult to contribute and the supervisor could talk about something completely unrelated to the work

    University of Bristol2016-01-31
  5. "Admission"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corona, CA

      I worked at University of Bristol for more than a year

      Pros

      Location and some staff are friendly.

      Cons

      Mangerial challenges. Not much understanding of higher education.

      Advice to Management

      Hire Leaders that understand higher education better.

      University of Bristol2015-12-11
    • "Great Student Income Source"

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        Former Employee - Telethon Fundraiser 

        I worked at University of Bristol part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        On campus job providing great insight into sales role by fundraising for the university schemes.

        Cons

        Hours are evening based although this can be seen as a plus.

        University of Bristol2019-05-02
      • "administrator"

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        Current Employee - Administrative in Bristol, England
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        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at University of Bristol full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        job opportunities within the University, stable job, regular salary increase

        Cons

        lengthy internal processes, lack of IT systems

        University of Bristol2019-05-08
      • "Good student job"

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        Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Bristol, England

        I have been working at University of Bristol

        Pros

        Extremely flexible hours and a good work booking system online

        Cons

        Some staff members can be condescending

        University of Bristol2019-04-18
      • "Good teaching staff, less good management"

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        Current Employee - Student in Bristol, England
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at University of Bristol full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        teaching staff are lovely and truely want the best for students

        Cons

        unfortunately it feels the opposite is true for the upper management, more focussed on profit and margins than developing learning and inspiring students

        University of Bristol2019-04-08
      • "UOB"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at University of Bristol full-time

          Pros

          Great lecturers and great city to live in

          Cons

          Low contact hours but lots of engaging research still available

          University of Bristol2019-03-13
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