University of Derby UK Reviews

Updated 13 Dec 2020

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University of Derby UK Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Kathryn Mitchell
Kathryn Mitchell
18 Ratings
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  • "If a member of the team leaves, their work is offloaded on to the others in the team and it takes a while to recruit a new staff member(in 4 reviews)

  • "office space environment(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work with lovely people"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Legal Administrative Assistant in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Derby UK part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly enviroment, simple work, great for students

    Cons

    I thought there were no disadvantages

  2. "Hiya"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Director in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time

    Pros

    The flexibility within the institution.

    Cons

    The support service needs to improve a bit.


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Collaborative working, flexible working, interesting work, forward thinking Trying to 'be better' - moving in the right direction, adding more professionalism

    Cons

    Some staff still a bit too 'public sector' and move slowly In places too bureaucratic All roads lead to a small number of senior leaders

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  4. "Ambitious university that values the efforts of its staff"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Dean in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Supportive culture while striving for excellence

    Cons

    Volume of high quality research and impact is uneven, but improving fast

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  5. "Film Editor Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Film Editor in Derby, England

    I worked at University of Derby UK full-time

    Pros

    There is great Working Culture

    Cons

    Poor overall Management to us

  6. "The University of Derby"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time

    Pros

    Really friendly and helpful colleagues

    Cons

    Nothing springs to mind at the moment

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  7. "Great place to work and great people"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Maintenance in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing locations across Derby. Great people. Always tidy and looks good. Top rated sports facilities.

    Cons

    Nothing to report that's negative

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  8. "A pleasant working experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Derby UK part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment, friendly staff, efficient communication.

    Cons

    I am happy with my job, nothing negative

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  9. "Wonderful place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Derby UK part-time

    Pros

    Supportive and friendly staff Lots of opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    At times there can be poor communication between departments and staff members

  10. "brilliant place, great environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Derby, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Derby UK full-time

    Pros

    everyone is friendly, relaxed but productive environment. Great place

    Cons

    Nothing that i could tell

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