University of Leicester Reviews

Updated May 7, 2020

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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Graduate Teaching Assistant in Malden, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester for less than a year

    Pros

    Cutting-edge research and Student focus. you would love it there.

    Cons

    No regrets to work or study at Leicester

    University of Leicester2016-02-19
  2. "Former academic staff"

    3.0
     

    I worked at University of Leicester

    Pros

    There were generally good colleagues who generally pulled their weight. The support staff were generally very good and friendly. The facilities, particularly the library, were very good.

    Cons

    Towards the end there was some pressure from upper management who barely knew or appreciated what I did. The IT services was particularly bad, although that improved later on. The bureaucracy.

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    University of Leicester2015-09-26
  3. "Really good place to work, with great colleagues and great research"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Leicester

    Pros

    Great research Reasonable salary Good variety in the work

    Cons

    Budget control and senior management (Dean of college, VC) have no idea how a university operates at ground level

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    University of Leicester2013-10-01
  4. "University of Leicester"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Leicester, England

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Diversity, inclusivity, equal opportunities, friendly and great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Not the most cutting edge research

    University of Leicester2020-05-07
  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern in Leicester, England

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere and lenient start times

    Cons

    A bit cliquey at times

    University of Leicester2020-03-14
  6. "Great CV Builder"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Pay and gives lots of transferable skills

    Cons

    Can be hard to get shifts if not a favored employee

    University of Leicester2020-03-09
  7. "Nice colleagues but surprisingly shoddy systems"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Teaching Fellow in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues have been great, friendly and supportive. Work is satisfying.

    Cons

    Had no mentor. Too little structure. Have no performance based pay.

    University of Leicester2020-03-17
  8. "All talk and no action"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Student Support Administrator in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None to mention/It's hard to be positive with so many negatives.

    Cons

    Do not take care of staff, particularly those taking care of their students. Terrible management. Would not recommend working here!

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    University of Leicester2020-04-06
  9. "Lovely staff, lovely atmosphere"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Adviser in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tailored my responsibilities to my career aims and helped me develop skills.

    Cons

    Working nights can be a pain!

    University of Leicester2020-02-08
  10. "uni life"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student in Leicester, England

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a great place to make friends

    Cons

    It is stressful during exams

    University of Leicester2020-01-30
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