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University of Queensland Reviews

Updated 8 December 2018
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  • "No cons as working there was great" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Has the normal problems of a large organisation (people playing politics, lengthy and complicated process to spend or be reimbursed for purchases, etc)" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Tutorial Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Queensland full-time

    Pros

    Great pay
    Great team environment
    Great colleagues

    Cons

    Sometimes extra work is required outside of paid hours


  2. "a good place to do research with fancy research support facilities, i think it is amazing"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Brisbane
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Brisbane
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Queensland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    friendly working environment and professional

    Cons

    no child care support facility

  3. "Postdoc Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Queensland full-time

    Pros

    Engaging scientific community
    Cutting edge technology

    Cons

    Highly competitive, no work-life balance


  4. "Nice working conditions"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Queensland part-time

    Pros

    Engaging community
    Lots of support
    Manageable workload

    Cons

    Limited shifts
    not enough work hours
    highly competitive


  5. "As Expected"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Queensland part-time

    Pros

    - Get to interact with similar age students who engage with independent learning
    - Consistent and fitting while at university

    Cons

    - Limited interaction with course coordinators on current content
    - Limited Feedback and direction
    - Some peers (other tutors) aren't capable of speaking to large groups

    Advice to Management

    - Instigate a feedback channel and a simple training process for completing tutorials


  6. "Overall great job as a student."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Paid for prep hours & marking hours. Great if you are a student, integrates into your timetable or hours between your own classes.

    Cons

    Not a lot of integration, basically give you 1 training in your first semester and apart from that just hand over materials and tell you to tutor.


  7. "Great workplace, culture, benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Queensland part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lovely campus, good benefits (17% super), clever colleagues

    Cons

    About as much bureaucracy as you'd expect

  8. "Good Uni, supports the staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Queensland full-time

    Pros

    -Support for the staff is good, with development courses and opportunities
    -Very nice campus, with much of what you need

    Cons

    -Can be very bureaucratic and political

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the admin to get rid of the dead weight


  9. "Great uni to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Queensland full-time

    Pros

    Salary, super, people, flexible and environment

    Cons

    No cons as working there was great


  10. "Post Doc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Queensland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and high super

    Cons

    Short term contract, no work-life balance