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University College London Reviews

Updated Oct 13, 2019

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University College London CEO Michael Arthur
Michael Arthur
163 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours, task orientated work(in 44 reviews)

  • "UCL offers generous holiday allowance and pays well for the Higher Education sector(in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • "I have no cons to say about UCL(in 35 reviews)

  • "Noise pollution and didn't like academia(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Great teaching by the teachers of the school

    Cons

    The location is expensive to live in

    University College London2019-10-13
  2. "PhD student experience at UCL"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Very dedicated supervisors who listen to your concerns.

    Cons

    Space is rather limited in the office

    University College London2019-10-11
  3. "uni life"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - great professors - great people - lots of activities

    Cons

    - some courses tend to be easier than expected

    University College London2019-10-09
  4. "."

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multicultural environment with very motivated people working

    Cons

    Expensive area in London, old building

    University College London2019-10-08
  5. "Great place for science"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great institution to connect with top scientists

    Cons

    Competitive, difficult to get permanent positions

    University College London2019-10-05
  6. "Clear responsibilities, suitable for students"

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    Former Employee - Senior Mentor 

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

    Pros

    Clearly defined responsibilities and reporting. Friendly environment.

    Cons

    Lots of chasing undergrad mentors.

    University College London2019-10-04
  7. "Highly reccomend"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England

    I have been working at University College London full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I have been here for a couple of weeks and the work ethic and inclusivity of the University is truly inspiring.

    Cons

    There are quite long hours which, in addition to coursework can wear you out.

    University College London2019-10-04
  8. "Stimulating environment"

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    Former Employee - Student Reviewer of Quality 
    Recommends

    I worked at University College London part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with great minds in academia and research.

    Cons

    Perhaps a bit too high-level academic.

    University College London2019-10-04
  9. "Athena Swan"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University College London part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Is pro Athena swan Flexible working hours and job share

    Cons

    Not much cohesion between ULCH and UCL

    University College London2019-09-30
  10. "UCL London cancer institute"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate 

    I have been working at University College London full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, supportive environment. Professional researchers

    Cons

    They don’t reimburse travel costs (at least when I was interviewed)

    University College London2019-09-27
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