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Macquarie University Reviews

Updated 12 Sep 2019

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  • "Career progression is slow, you get stuck at HEW levels/sub-levels(in 6 reviews)

  • "Not very democratic - quite corporate for a uni(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "good position"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good pay, nice colleagues, work life balance

    Cons

    None at the moment, love it

    Macquarie University2019-09-06
  2. "Depends on your department and supervisor"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate 

    I have been working at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    nice campus good supports if you can find them openness to innovative ideas if you can find the right supervisor and dept to back you

    Cons

    risk averse, still figuring out student wellbeing systems, internal politics depending on the department

    Macquarie University2019-09-13
  3. "Great place to grow, if you are interested in the education sector"

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    Current Employee - Data Entry & Administration in North Ryde
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Its a great environment to work in. Everyone wants to help you when you are new to the company

    Cons

    Nothing I can complain about.

    Macquarie University2019-08-26
  4. "Good University"

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    Current Employee - Casual Academic 

    I have been working at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    This university focuses on High quality research.

    Cons

    Nothing. Everything is great about it!

    Macquarie University2019-08-22
  5. "Great place to study business"

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    Current Employee - MBA Candidate 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    Professional and experienced Lecturer with diverse expertise in the business.

    Cons

    Have very limited career events

    Macquarie University2019-08-21
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Swim Teacher 

    I have been working at Macquarie University part-time

    Pros

    Management is Good and knows what they are doing

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted or rise uo the ranks

    Macquarie University2019-08-18
  7. "Selling memberships and helping customers"

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    Current Employee - Sales Engagement Officer in Sydney
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff and customers .

    Cons

    Not enough pay, no chair to sit on

    Macquarie University2019-08-18
  8. "Providing undergrad and postgrad students advice regarding all university matters."

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    Current Employee - Student Advisor in Macquarie
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Macquarie University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay for both casuals and full-timers. Great real-world experience.

    Cons

    Not in the corporate world or a relevant industry

    Macquarie University2019-08-13
  9. "MQ Review"

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    Former Employee - Coach in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Gym Flu Jab Cafe near by

    Cons

    Staff changeover too high Lack of communication between departments

    Macquarie University2019-08-27
  10. "Flexible, fun environment"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador 
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay, energetic team, chances to travel and develop skills with lots of support.

    Cons

    No cons for working here.

    Advice to Management

    Look to hire from within this team so that new hires in marketing etc. can be very well

    Macquarie University2019-08-12
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