University of British Columbia Reviews

Updated Aug 14, 2020

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University of British Columbia President and Vice-Chancellor Arvind Gupta
Arvind Gupta
190 Ratings
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  • "Low salary considering cost of living(in 34 reviews)

  • "Everything is good, no cons so far(in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Student work, for student pay"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Work Learn Student in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of British Columbia part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's nice to work on campus, very easy to get to class and home.

    Cons

    WorkLearn positions are crazy competitive, and don't often turn into full time jobs.

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  2. "Great culture"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - UTA in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of British Columbia part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - good people - straight forward job

    Cons

    - lack of training at the job

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  3. "Great working environment, very flexible hours"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at University of British Columbia part-time

    Pros

    Hours are super flexible for students

    Cons

    Don't really have that much cons

  4. "Good benefits, ok salaries"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Support 

    I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time

    Pros

    Very good medical and dental coverage

    Cons

    The salaries could be higher

  5. "Research Assistant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at University of British Columbia part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of learning opportunities for students

    Cons

    Need to work on your own most of the time

  6. "MATH TA"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of British Columbia part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work time is very flexible.

    Cons

    The work may be not challenging.

  7. "Good work environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at University of British Columbia part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - flexible schedule - great for advancing research career trajectory

    Cons

    - no benefits - hard to get a job if not a student or previous employee

  8. "Grad student"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grad Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time

    Pros

    great facilities and support from admin

    Cons

    usual grad student woes - increasing dept. scholarships for students

  9. "job offer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Operations Associate 

    I have been working at University of British Columbia part-time

    Pros

    - good hours - flexible for students

    Cons

    - entry level job - minimum wage

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time

    Pros

    The university is excellent, with a diverse student body and a wonderful city to live.

    Cons

    The city of Vancouver is very expensive to live in.

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