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Griffith University Reviews

Updated 5 Jun 2019

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Pros
  • "flexible working environment and support are provided as needed(in 7 reviews)

  • "Very good work environment and support staff make it a great place to work(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Parking is a big problem as is access to public transport, especially after business hours(in 4 reviews)

  • "governmental red tape bureaucracy(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Personal Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gold Coast
    Recommends

    I worked at Griffith University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment, professional staff and colleagues

    Cons

    Long winded process to get anything changed

    Griffith University2019-01-21
  2. "Good work environemnt"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in South Brisbane
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The environment is good, and the staffs are quite helpful here.

    Cons

    The experiment equipment needs to be improved to accommodate high-quality research.

    Griffith University2019-06-06
  3. "IT Analyst"

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Brisbane
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    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Griffith University full-time

    Pros

    work while completing my studies

    Cons

    not enough work lack of job security

    Griffith University2019-05-10
  4. "PhD Neuroscience and signal processing engineering"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Brisbane
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent teaching staff and collaboration across discplines

    Cons

    Some supervisors can be very busy, and lead students to be very self directed

    Griffith University2019-04-13
  5. "Research Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Brisbane

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

    Pros

    Provides opportunities to gain experience after completion of a degree Great at supporting diversity in the work environment

    Cons

    Unsupportive decision at some levels of the organisation Politics at the organisation-level

    Griffith University2019-04-02
  6. "Student"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Griffith University full-time

      Pros

      A very good learning environment

      Cons

      Less reputable than other universities in Brisbane

      Griffith University2019-03-18
    • "good relaxed university - needs more research"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Griffith University part-time

      Pros

      - relaxed setting on the GC - nice-ish area to live (as long as you dont live right near uni) - fairly small teams

      Cons

      - needs stronger research teams in place - stronger rules and regs for those teams

      Griffith University2019-03-04
    • "Fun while it lasted"

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      Former Employee - Research Assistant in Griffith
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      Positive Outlook

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

      Pros

      Access to software, support services

      Cons

      Contract work, hard to get permanent which creates a high turnover of staff and bad retention

      Advice to Management

      Value employees by offering permanent work. Increase the positive work culture, enforcing work-life balance, there is too much guilt driven overworking culture.

      Griffith University2019-01-07
    • "Good"

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      Former Employee - Research Associate in Brisbane
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      Positive Outlook

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

      Pros

      Many benefits, you feel like own family with your collegues

      Cons

      Supervisors not good, no platform where you can complain about it.

      Advice to Management

      Please keep an eye on supervisors how they deal with students

      Griffith University2018-12-27
    • "University"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Griffith University full-time

        Pros

        Location is very good as it is in Gold Coast

        Cons

        Limited opportunity to do good quality cutting edge research

        Griffith University2018-11-18
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