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University of Technology Sydney Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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  • Hierarchical structure, hard for career progression (in 8 reviews)

  • Lots of red tape, difficult to get anything done (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work life balance, nice management team, good collaborative environment

    Cons

    Things could be a bit slow at times, lots of admin


  2. "Pros and Cons"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Technology Sydney full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, 35-hour week, good perks

    Cons

    Lots of red tape, difficult to get anything done. Parts of the uni living in the past. Many people promoted on basis of tenure rather than skills.

    Advice to Management

    Employ skilled people, remove roadblocks

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of support, clear career progression, ambitious leadership, great location

    Cons

    2nd tier university (although rising and very competitive nationally)


  4. "UTS is a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    The personal growth is possible if one is self-motivated.

    Cons

    Lack of firmed work plans and performance review by the supervisors.


  5. "academic staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Technology Sydney part-time

    Pros

    multicultural environment and great working environment

    Cons

    improve the engineering labs facilities

    Advice to Management

    offering more positions to train the postgraduate (especially with master degrees)graduate to become academic staff.


  6. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Tutor in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Tutor in Sydney (Australia)
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is excellent, staff friendly, environment brilliant

    Cons

    nothing. great place to work


  7. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is very convenient and everyone here is friendly.

    Cons

    There is nothing bad with working here.

  8. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Sydney (Australia)
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Highly supportive environment.

    Cons

    The university has a hierarchical structure and someone with a lot of creativity might not like it.

    Advice to Management

    I really liked the management but they can give more decision making power to people down the hierarchy to increase their motivation.


  9. "Can be a great place to work...."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Technology Sydney part-time

    Pros

    Exciting precinct, young, lots happening

    Cons

    Hierarchical, creating a career path can be difficult


  10. "Positive Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Technology Sydney part-time

    Pros

    lots of support such as flexibility and supervisors can be helpful, convenient office location, interesting buildings.

    Cons

    boring and mundane, need to improve career progression

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job but need to lose the ego


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