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University of Leicester Reviews

Updated 6 Apr 2020

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70%
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University of Leicester Chancellor Lord Grocott
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26 Ratings
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  1. "Nice colleagues but surprisingly shoddy systems"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Fellow in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Colleagues have been great, friendly and supportive. Work is satisfying.

    Cons

    Had no mentor. Too little structure. Have no performance based pay.

    University of Leicester2020-03-17
  2. "All talk and no action"

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    Current Employee - Student Support Administrator in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None to mention/It's hard to be positive with so many negatives.

    Cons

    Do not take care of staff, particularly those taking care of their students. Terrible management. Would not recommend working here!

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    University of Leicester2020-04-06
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Leicester, England

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere and lenient start times

    Cons

    A bit cliquey at times

    University of Leicester2020-03-14
  4. "Great CV Builder"

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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Pay and gives lots of transferable skills

    Cons

    Can be hard to get shifts if not a favored employee

    University of Leicester2020-03-09
  5. "Lovely staff, lovely atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Adviser in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Tailored my responsibilities to my career aims and helped me develop skills.

    Cons

    Working nights can be a pain!

    University of Leicester2020-02-08
  6. "Culture is not what it was"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Group/Region Manager in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    One of the big Midlands universities, department atmosphere is friendly

    Cons

    Leadership has no proper understanding of academic culture

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    University of Leicester2020-02-05
  7. "5*"

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    Current Employee - Research Grants Administrator in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The pay and working envrionment

    Cons

    old systems are difficult to change

    University of Leicester2020-01-20
  8. "uni life"

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    Current Employee - Student in Leicester, England

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a great place to make friends

    Cons

    It is stressful during exams

    University of Leicester2020-01-30
  9. "Used to be great not so much now"

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    Former Employee - Mental Health Trainer in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Leicester part-time

    Pros

    Used to be a great place to work

    Cons

    Staff morale low constant disputes people overworked and under appreciated.

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    University of Leicester2020-02-22
  10. "Great University"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time

    Pros

    Good campus resources, very professional environment

    Cons

    Some older members of staff are a bit resistant to change

    University of Leicester2020-01-11
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