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Deakin University Reviews

Updated 4 Feb 2020

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4.0
78%
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69%
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Deakin University Vice Chancellor Jane den Hollander
Jane den Hollander
47 Ratings
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  • "No cons At all for working here(in 6 reviews)

  • "Poor career progression, political, nasty academics(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager 

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

    Pros

    Great sector to work in

    Cons

    Too many levels of management

    Deakin University2020-02-04
  2. "Perfect for work life balance!"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Burwood, Victoria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work life balance os really good- can work from home (depending on the manager),

    Cons

    Slow environment, very few opportunities for promotion within the same team, siloed communication

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    Deakin University2020-01-15
  3. "Interesting place to work"

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    Current Employee - User Experience and Innovation Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and genuine care for students

    Cons

    Hard to implement change Extremely siloed

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    Deakin University2020-01-17
  4. "My roles at Deakin are researcher in exercise and nutrition sciences and safety officer."

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    Current Employee - Officer in Burwood, Victoria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Deakin offers flexible hours of work which is great.

    Cons

    too much work outside of PD

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    Deakin University2020-01-06
  5. "Great benefit"

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    Current Employee - Director in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefit. Very supportive environment.

    Cons

    Not strategic. Different areas work in silos.

    Deakin University2019-12-06
  6. "Not bad but not good"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Burwood, Victoria
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deakin University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Public service hours, modern office

    Cons

    Micro managers and incompetent staff. Poor career progression, political, nasty academics

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    Deakin University2019-12-05
  7. "Deakin"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist 

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time

    Pros

    Very good IT I am enjoying working there

    Cons

    No cons so far. Very flexible workplace

    Deakin University2019-10-07
  8. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Well looked after by management Good salary

    Cons

    Lack of employee benefits for casuals

    Deakin University2019-10-01
  9. "great campus"

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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deakin University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    flexible work hours and opportunities for career growth

    Cons

    rapid growth is not be sustainable

    Deakin University2019-08-09
  10. "Research Assistant Review at Deakin University"

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    Current Employee - Casual Research Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Deakin University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary with many benefits, prompt response

    Cons

    A little bit far from the city center

    Deakin University2019-08-07

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