Griffith University Reviews

Updated 1 Aug 2020

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3.8
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  • "Sometimes there is a bit of red tape(in 5 reviews)

  • "Work life balance hard to maintain due to workload pressures(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great company, supportive environment and good pay."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    A very supportive team environment Interesting work

    Cons

    Full time work may not be possible due to the project funding

  2. "excellent"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Admissions Officer in Gold Coast
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Griffith University full-time

    Pros

    Service, friendly, colleagues, good university

    Cons

    parking, location, na, na , na


  3. "A good choice for graduate studies"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Griffith University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good staff and supervisors, friendly environment

    Cons

    The scholarships are decided by very unprofessional staff.

  4. "Collegial and Respectful university"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Australian higher education is striving. Friendly environment and great campuses.

    Cons

    Lack of rail transport at Nathan campus.

  5. "Great working conditions for general staff"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great working conditions. Gold Coast location. Easy use of public transport if live on the tram line.

    Cons

    old fashioned status divide between general staff and academic staff. terrible parking

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  6. "Griffith an excellent employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Griffith University part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Puts a person's welfare first

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted (all universities in Australia like this )

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  7. "All great until you need HR support"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Griffith University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Central location Depending on which department - great teams

    Cons

    Upper management - no skills whatsoever. (depending on the department) Serious bullying and harassment issues and no HR support

  8. "ok but used too be a lot better"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst 

    I have been working at Griffith University full-time

    Pros

    lunch walk and nice surroundings

    Cons

    way too much micro management

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  9. "6 years screening and method development on MS and HPLC."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at Griffith University part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, staff is friendly

    Cons

    canteens and cafe are limited

  10. "It was fine - but limited development opportunity"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Manager in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly people and environment. Flexible and family friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Contested market position means a cap on growth. Limited formal professional development. The most talented folk move on, and the average remain.

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