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Found 2,988 of over 4K reviews
4.3
87% Recommend to a Friend
University of British Columbia President and Vice-Chancellor Arvind Gupta
78% Approve of CEO

Found 2,992 of over 4K reviews

4.3
87%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
University of British Columbia President and Vice-Chancellor Arvind Gupta
Arvind Gupta
449 Ratings
Pros
  • "Talented colleagues; work-life balance; challenging projects(in 105 reviews)

  • "work environment is very friendly(in 168 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low compensation considering cost of living(in 34 reviews)

  • "low salary, no work life balance(in 25 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      HR Assistant

      Nov. 30, 2022 - HR Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Salary and work-life balance

      Cons

      None I love it here

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Admin

      Nov. 30, 2022 - Program Assistant in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      rules and benefits are more fair according to your position. Work is not that much stressful.

      Cons

      Networking is important in order to apply for the full time job.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great experience

      Nov. 28, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pros included experience and compensation

      Cons

      No cons come to mind

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice

      Nov. 26, 2022 - Student Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      It's nice to be able to help people

      Cons

      The wage is way too low

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      1

      Nov. 26, 2022 - Post Doctoral Fellow in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      top university in Canada, a good choice

      Cons

      life cost is too high

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Nov. 26, 2022 - Part Time Job, (Student Job) 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      flexible, easy to work around

      Cons

      few hours were available to me

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      teaching assistant

      Nov. 26, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good benefit and clear expectations

      Cons

      it is hard to get withing the first year

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good University

      Nov. 25, 2022 - Undergraduate Student 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      There is a lot of pros

      Cons

      There is no cons at all

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great environment

      Nov. 24, 2022 - Program Assistant in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good work-life balance Decent benefit

      Cons

      No room for move up

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Balance and fair compensation

      Nov. 22, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - You manage your own time - Supervisors are respectful - This position gives us a chance to develop public speaking skills - Fair compensation

      Cons

      - One's experience highly depend on supervisor

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    University of British Columbia has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 3,587 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at University of British Columbia to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of British Columbia employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of British Columbia. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    87% of University of British Columbia employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of British Columbia 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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