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University of Melbourne Reviews

Updated 16 Feb 2020

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3.9
80%
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94%
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University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell (no image)
Duncan Maskell
28 Ratings
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  • "Reductions in no's of professional staff and centralisation of student services are creating overwork for academic and remaining professional staff(in 12 reviews)

  • "Academics are very smart in their subject area, but that does not always translate to good people and program management(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic time"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent time working with my research team - incredible campus too.

    Cons

    I didn’t always get to work enough hours as I would’ve liked - however the pay was terrific so it balanced out

    University of Melbourne2020-02-07
  2. "Great pay but not much learning"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Fantastic pay and support, treated very well by management

    Cons

    Job was quite repetitive and I noticed after several months working there that I didn't learn much

    University of Melbourne2020-02-17
  3. "Bit Stuffy but Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work.

    Cons

    Bit full of itself.

    University of Melbourne2020-02-09
  4. "High salary"

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    Former Employee - Staff Consultant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for student to get experience

    Cons

    Boring job, not usually available for students

    University of Melbourne2020-02-07
  5. "Fun and enthusiastic learning"

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    Former Employee - Event and Communication Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great networking, new events

    Cons

    Not much opportunities to move around and grow

    University of Melbourne2020-02-03
  6. "PhD in Computer Science"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Great facilities, flexible working hours, amazing culture, tutoring opportunity

    Cons

    Not that much connected to industry

    University of Melbourne2020-02-02
  7. "All good"

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    Current Employee - Academic Tutor 

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    University is a good place to excel my skills.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say about it.

    University of Melbourne2020-01-30
  8. "Good working environment and student engagement"

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    Current Employee - Senior Tutor in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    respectful working environment, time flexibility

    Cons

    career progress is slow

    University of Melbourne2020-02-10
  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Air Force First Lieutenant 

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Good people and good work life balance

    Cons

    There is not much mobility opportunities

    University of Melbourne2020-02-04
  10. "Improvement"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    It helps to pay the bills

    Cons

    It occupies time and stressful

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    University of Melbourne2020-02-03

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