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University of NSW Reviews

Updated Oct 3, 2019

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  • "Little room for improvement and career prospect inside UNSW(in 8 reviews)

  • "Poor job security, politics and favouritism with the Schools(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Academic Demonstrator"

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Demonstrator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of NSW part-time

    Pros

    Great pay and reliable work.

    Cons

    Not much interaction among demonstrators.

    University of NSW2019-09-05
  2. "Full of politics"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in Mascot
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good salary, super is high.

    Cons

    Full of politics, no flexibility, office bully culture

    University of NSW2019-10-03
  3. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist 
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice group of people, nice atmosphere, flexible working arrangements, good benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Being part of a larger organisation there can be a bit of politics between departments; approvals can also be slow when other departments are involved.

    University of NSW2019-09-18
  4. "Plenty of self learning"

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    Current Employee - PhD Researcher in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Tax free, flexible work hour

    Cons

    Low rate, uncertain career prospects

    University of NSW2019-09-02
  5. "UNSW provides excellent environment and trainning for transition to workplace"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Sydney
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    PhD program management is good through annual progress review

    Cons

    Though sometimes your panel member many not be familier with your area

    University of NSW2019-08-27
  6. "excellent"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    excellent pay, kind and engaged employers, interesting work

    Cons

    a lot of remote work - that suits some people though

    University of NSW2019-08-12
  7. "Good Learnings"

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    Former Employee - Creative Coordinator in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Autonomy, flexibility, chance to meet the management and know their vision

    Cons

    None that I have experienced

    Advice to Management

    None

    University of NSW2019-08-05
  8. "Great Place to Work as a PhD Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Sydney
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    World Class Facilities and good funding opportunities

    Cons

    No preparation for "life outside academia"

    University of NSW2019-07-31
  9. "Nice working place"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sydney
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good salary; Great balance between work and lift

    Cons

    fussy administration process like a commercial business

    University of NSW2019-07-19
  10. "Solid employment"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of NSW part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, good pay

    Cons

    not much work, infrequent communication

    University of NSW2019-07-07
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