University of Victoria Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2021

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87%
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University of Victoria President Jamie Cassels
Jamie Cassels
88 Ratings
Pros
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  • "High demands from students for very low pay (some people make very good wages however)(in 9 reviews)

  • "Although Vancouver seems close, it takes at least 3:30 hours to get there from Victoria(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Teacher assistant"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Substitute Teacher 

    I have been working at University of Victoria part-time

    Pros

    UVic campus is beautiful and lovely place to study

    Cons

    They need to provide better training for TAs

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, flexible hours

    Cons

    Pay was delayed, must sometimes find own funding


  3. "Teaching assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Clear job expectations, fair wages, nice staff

    Cons

    pay is less than comparable universities in other parts of BC

  4. "Great job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    good people regular hours good pay great benefits

    Cons

    I really can't think of any.

  5. "University of Victoria, postdoctoral fellowship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    The University of Victoria was a great place to research with a fantastic team.

    Cons

    Some research infrastructure was lacking compared with other schools. However, several large grants are either submitted or funded, which will enable the university to be further equipped in the future.

  6. "Nice Job!!"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Student Fundraiser in Victoria, BC

    I worked at University of Victoria part-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment. A good way to stay connected to the university.

    Cons

    No benefits. No bonuses or commissions.

  7. "N/A"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Victoria, BC

    I worked at University of Victoria part-time

    Pros

    Nice Colleagues. Good Environment. Friendly students

    Cons

    Few students were very professional

  8. "Great Learning Experience and Resume Builder as TA in Computer Science"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, fun coworkers, resume builder, supportive profs, good pay for a student

    Cons

    Can't really think of anything notably bad

  9. "Master's Student"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Masters' Student in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at University of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    Master's student and Good working hours

    Cons

    Master's student pay is not great

  10. "Great students and profs."

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at University of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    nice environment for researches and studying

    Cons

    away from the big cities

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