Macquarie University Reviews

Updated 10 Aug 2020

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3.9
73%
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  • "Little to no career progression opportunities, as no one wants to leave(in 8 reviews)

  • "No cons except lack of developmental training for casual staff(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great University to do research"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Post Doctorate Researcher in Sydney

    I worked at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    Strong research atmosphere on campus

    Cons

    good enough supporting researchers work in their working area.

  2. "Not so great"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    Simply area to work around in.

    Cons

    Quality of classes are not so good.


  3. "Goof"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 
    Recommends

    I worked at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    Good workplace, enjoy will recommend

    Cons

    Just sharing to get access to read info

  4. "PhD Program in Mathematics"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Phd Student Researcher in Sydney
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    -The campus is very lively and green -People in the department are all very available and willing to help

    Cons

    -not a lot of options for career growth

  5. "good uni"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie University full-time

    Pros

    good location and good facilities

    Cons

    not a member of eight power universities

  6. "Positive Workplace Culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Sydney

    I have been working at Macquarie University part-time

    Pros

    Working with likeminded people, strong team support, friendly executives

    Cons

    Inflexible working hours and arrangements

  7. "Low Stipend"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice campus, multicultural environment, great weather

    Cons

    Low stipend, ridiculously-short candidature (3-years)

  8. "Depends on your manager..."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Technician 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Trees, Gym and some good people

    Cons

    Lack of Direction. Incompetent people making expensive decisions

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  9. "admin assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Money culture helpfulness reliabiliy sustainable

    Cons

    Students Customers management no grr

  10. "Working with students as a tutor & advisor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Tutor in Macquarie
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great remuneration, holiday leave and flexible work

    Cons

    Big organisation with segmented departments, more difficult to initiate change

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