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University of Strathclyde Reviews

Updated 29 November, 2018
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Pros
  • "working environment is very conducive" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Friendly environment, helpful supervisors, location in the city centre" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Feels at times as though academic staff are micro-managed" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Job security can be a bit worrying if you don't secure a permanent contract" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "-"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People are great, environment is great, Glasgow is a great city to work in. Would work there again.

    Cons

    Some resources seem outdated or limited. Getting around campus can be difficult for those with physical disabilities.


  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Strathclyde full-time

    Pros

    Rewarding, relaxed, forward thinking

    Cons

    Can be disorganised and slow

    Advice to Management

    Let people flourish and feel part of the bigger picture

  3. "Great Environment"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Strathclyde (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great salary
    Excellent working enviornmnet
    Great HR
    Amazing policies for diversity

    Cons

    Graduate teachinga ssistant are usually overburdened
    Not much resources for personal development


  4. "Chemical engineering student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Strathclyde full-time

    Pros

    Good employment rates at the end of the course

    Cons

    Hard course work throughout each year of study


  5. "Very Pleasant Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Strathclyde full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly environment and nice working environment

    Cons

    There were no cons detected


  6. "Great Research"

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    Current Employee - Phd Student Researcher in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Phd Student Researcher in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Strathclyde full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Research facilities
    - Dedication
    - Overall atmosphere

    Cons

    PGR certificate system is not we'll organised and takes lots of effort and time for just course booking


  7. "Overall Positive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Strathclyde full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity, helpful work environment, learned a lot

    Cons

    Some of their systems for finance ect are a mess

  8. "Great colleagues and opportunities for learning & development"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Strathclyde full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of interesting colleagues, who work had but also know how to have fun!
    Great initiatives to commercialise research, a lot of help with finding funding.
    Good links to industry

    Cons

    As all Universities things move a bit slowly, but I guess that's their nature!

    Advice to Management

    All fine.


  9. "Research assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

    I worked at University of Strathclyde part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    working environment is very conducive

    Cons

    Nothing important to talk about


  10. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Strathclyde full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great environment, great location in the city

    Cons

    Progression is difficult and competition is wild