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University of East Anglia Reviews

Updated Feb 21, 2020

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4.4
76%
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14 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good hours, good team(in 10 reviews)

  • "The UEA is situated on the Norwich Research Park which is home to the John Innes Centre (JIC), the Earlham Institute and The Sainsbury Lab (TSL)(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Phd Student A++ time"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at University of East Anglia full-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment and good learning experience

    Cons

    University is quite far away from the city center

    University of East Anglia2019-10-02
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Student Services Admin Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of East Anglia full-time

    Pros

    - Mostly nice people, friendly - Great to work with students - Nice working environment / offices / equipment - Very flexible employer, compromising on time off - Good opportunities for sponsored CPD / courses etc...

    Cons

    - Bureaucratic environment - Values process over getting things done - Doesn't encourage or recognize innovation - Almost no career progression opportunities due to rigidity of pay / hierarchical structures

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    University of East Anglia2015-08-28

    University of East Anglia Response

    April 26, 2017HR Manager

    Many thanks for your feedback. You make some good points.

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  3. "A very friendly department with good pay rate"

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    Former Employee - Inside Opportunity Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - flexible working hours - managers are very helpful and approachable - good pay (especially if you are a full time student at uni)

    Cons

    - not challenging enough

    University of East Anglia2020-02-10
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Lab Technician in Norwich, England

    I have been working at University of East Anglia

    Pros

    Good working environment with supportive management.

    Cons

    HR could take ages to sort out employment contract.

    University of East Anglia2020-02-21
  5. "great experience"

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    Former Employee - Bar Staff 

    I worked at University of East Anglia part-time

    Pros

    really good atmosphere and pay is also good

    Cons

    shifts can end quite late

    University of East Anglia2020-02-01
  6. "Average Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Applications Developer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of East Anglia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    9-5 job. Pension. Nice people on the whole.

    Cons

    Silos within the departments lead to strong resistance to change and a somewhat toxic blame culture.

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    University of East Anglia2020-01-02
  7. "Good working environment"

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    Current Employee - Team Manager in Norwich, England

    I have been working at University of East Anglia full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice people, vibrant atmosphere working with students. Campus is lovely.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than other companies in Norwich. Limited opportunities for promotion.

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    University of East Anglia2019-11-25
  8. "."

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    Current Employee - Student in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of East Anglia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice Area, Good Facilities, High Quality Education.

    Cons

    The weather is horrible sometimes, and 80% of the University is concrete

    University of East Anglia2019-11-04
  9. "Great top UK university"

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    Current Employee - Student in Norwich, England

    I have been working at University of East Anglia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Campus university Great social environment Helpful lecturers

    Cons

    On campus shops expensive and overpriced

    University of East Anglia2019-10-22
  10. "Flexible and interesting"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at University of East Anglia part-time

    Pros

    The staff were always very supportive and presented all opportunities of which they could provide.

    Cons

    Travel can be an issue if coming outside of norfolk.

    University of East Anglia2019-10-06

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