University of Cambridge Benefits

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  • Flexible Working(30 comments)

    It depends on your supervisor, but in general they are more goal oriented. This means that you can distribute your time as you like as soon as they see progress and results. This allow you to freely decide what is best for you and for example join courses, practice sports or also work from home (when possible).

  • Sick Pay(10 comments)

    When you are sick you received the full salary if you have a medical report.

  • Pension Plan(5 comments)

    I loved my pension plan. They contributed more than my previous employer.

Aug 2, 2020
Current Phd Student Researcher in Cambridge, England

Your progress as measured by research output (papers, posters, presntations) will impact your supervisors willingness to approve leave.

Jun 14, 2020
Former Bioinformatician in Cambridge, England

Pension contribution scheme is rubbish.

Apr 12, 2020
Current EPSRC Sponsored PhD Student in Cambridge, England

Access to top-tech equipment, Long vacation (up to 5 weeks), Plenty of learning opportunities (workshops, seminars, courses...)

Apr 8, 2020
Current Employee in Cambridge, England

They offer discounts and cash back with many retailers with an online benefits scheme. These have to be sought out however, but are decent.

Mar 26, 2020
Current Process Technician in Cambridge, England

There aren't many benefits at all.

Mar 10, 2020
Current PhD Student in Cambridge, England

Flexible hours - as long as you get your stuff done

Mar 8, 2020
Current Employee in Cambridge, England

The worst thing is that there are no benefits for part-time employees.

Feb 29, 2020
Former Employee in Cambridge, England

good holiday allowance and decent pension

Feb 27, 2020
Current Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, England

They build a whole village to house their researchers because they understood that renting in Cambridge is just as bad as London but without the salary weighting.

Feb 25, 2020
Current Employee in Cam, England

Company benefits are not offered to temporary workers

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan (33)
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discount (29)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

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