University of Hong Kong Reviews

Updated Oct 5, 2022

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
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University of Hong Kong President Xiang Zhang
Xiang Zhang
269 Ratings
Pros
  • "very good working environment in the university(in 94 reviews)

  • "Flexible working environment, nice colleagues(in 68 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary compare to private company(in 39 reviews)

  • "Career path uncertain, salary growth slow(in 25 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Salary

      Jul 19, 2022 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good and friendly and woe life balance

      Cons

      High job pressure and work fast

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great and Helpful

      Oct 5, 2022 - Graduate Student in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      All classes are very helpful.

      Cons

      But workload are heavy and stressful.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      renowned name for employers

      Oct 3, 2022 - Trader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      renowned school for employers, they will buy

      Cons

      expensive programmes for students, rich kids wont mind

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      HKU

      Oct 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good working condition; Friendly colleague relationships

      Cons

      Stressful and harsh, have to multitask

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Nice workplace

      Sep 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible work schedule, nice colleagues

      Cons

      Long commute, less chance of promotion

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Stable

      Sep 28, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good working environment, many staff benefits

      Cons

      No annual increase in salary

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      PhD Researcher

      Sep 26, 2022 - PhD Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Have studentship while attaining PhD degree

      Cons

      Studentship is lower than working at industry

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      Sep 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good engagement and good pay

      Cons

      no cons so far for me

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      good

      Sep 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      professional, free, canteen is good

      Cons

      hard-working, process is very slow

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Overall Good experience

      Oct 2, 2022 - Part-time Research Assistant in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Join FBE and be a pt ra to gather data.

      Cons

      hard to communicate with the principal professor

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    University of Hong Kong has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,470 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at University of Hong Kong to a friend and 49% 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 Hong Kong employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Hong Kong. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    78% of University of Hong Kong employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Hong Kong 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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