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University of Sydney Reviews

Updated Sep 30, 2019

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University of Sydney CEO Belinda Hutchinson
Belinda Hutchinson
72 Ratings
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  • "Typical uni beauracracy and dealing with old facilities(in 10 reviews)

  • "Very little career progression opportunity(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great job while still studying"

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    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great renumeration for what is required

    Cons

    Hours are often short and infrequent

    University of Sydney2019-10-01
  2. "Graduate"

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    Current Employee - PhD Graduate Student 

    I have been working at University of Sydney full-time

    Pros

    Good environment for student learning and growth

    Cons

    Ok culture for students and staff

    Advice to Management

    N/a

    University of Sydney2019-09-20
  3. "Engineering course review"

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    Current Employee - Student Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good lecturers, Very good assignments

    Cons

    Tough assignments, Lots of stress, loss of sleep

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    University of Sydney2019-09-17
  4. "Amazing work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Sydney

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

    Pros

    36 weeks of maternity leave, great culture, Amazing work/life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of industry engagement opportunity

    University of Sydney2019-09-15
  5. "Good overall"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Accountant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staffs are nice and willing to help. High salary rate

    Cons

    No formal training will be provided as a causal employee (except if you’re a graduate). Slow/few chances of promotion

    University of Sydney2019-09-08
  6. "great"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    high reputation. globally notable, intentional atmosphere

    Cons

    not easy, stress, no student discounts

    University of Sydney2019-08-24
  7. "Good experience to work as casual staff"

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    Current Employee - Casual Academic in Camperdown

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay as casual staff

    Cons

    Not that I’m aware of

    University of Sydney2019-08-25
  8. "Once in a lifetime opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Design Researcher in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Sydney full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best group of people to work with. Amazing work/life balance.

    Cons

    Limited funding from the government.

    University of Sydney2019-08-25
  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Sydney full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Collegiate environment. Sense of pride.

    Cons

    University is growing too fast in student number. Limited work space. Growing class size.

    University of Sydney2019-08-22
  10. "overall environment"

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    Current Employee - Academic 

    I have been working at University of Sydney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work environment is very reasonable

    Cons

    high pressure on many perspectives

    University of Sydney2019-09-04
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