Griffith University Reviews

Updated 18 May 2020

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3.7
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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. "Collegial and Respectful university"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

    Griffith University2020-03-05
  2. "A good choice for graduate studies"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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.

    Griffith University2020-05-18
  3. "Great working conditions for general staff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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    Griffith University2020-02-22
  4. "Griffith an excellent employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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    Griffith University2020-02-09
  5. "All great until you need HR support"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

    Griffith University2020-01-13
  6. "ok but used too be a lot better"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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    Griffith University2019-12-27
  7. "6 years screening and method development on MS and HPLC."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

    Griffith University2019-10-23
  8. "It was fine - but limited development opportunity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

    Griffith University2019-09-20
  9. "Good workplace"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Academic Tutor 

    I worked at Griffith University part-time

    Pros

    Good superannuation and fair payment arrangements

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a bit of red tape

    Griffith University2019-09-12
  10. "Top band senior lecturer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Griffith University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It has a diverse workforce and it is good that it has students from disadvantaged backgrounds who you can see move upwards in life.

    Cons

    Micromanaging senior management, serious amount of budget cuts in recent years has affected quality

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    Griffith University2019-09-24
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