University of the West of England FAQ

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15 English questions out of 15

13 January 2019

Does University of the West of England offer housing assistance?

Pros

Great Campus and close to new build development housing that provided a short walk to and from the campus. Modern and new facilities.

Cons

Salary was lower than expected.

Great Campus and close to new build development housing that provided a short walk to and from the campus.

13 January 2019

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20 July 2020

Does University of the West of England have a pension plan?

Pros

Great opportunities. Great benefits. Amazing support. Great pay. Generous holiday entitlement, plus extras added onto bank holidays. Amazing pension contributions. Great training opportunities. Beautiful campuses. Lovely canteens/cafes. Hardworking teams across the University who all pull together.

Cons

As long as you love a busy environment, like to deliver great customer service and love supporting other team members, then I cannot think of anything negative for you at UWE.

Advice to Management

Just keep giving your support as always and your staff will carry on giving you 100% back.

Amazing pension contributions.

20 July 2020

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11 April 2020

How are senior leaders perceived at University of the West of England?

Pros

Students are great and the teaching and learning work is Interesting. Some really good colleagues.

Cons

Poor leadership, with a general lack of concern for welfare and those with additional needs. Workload is poorly controlled and often excessive. No ingrained research culture.

Poor leadership, with a general lack of concern for welfare and those with additional needs.

11 April 2020

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4 December 2018

Does there seem to be diversity at University of the West of England?

Pros

UWE is made up of 3,500 staff and 27,000 students, so you are not just working in a company - you are working in a whole community! A community that is full of opportunity, creativity and enthusiasm - and that is what makes it a great place to work. Staff are welcoming and supportive, diversity is encouraged and flexible working patterns supported. Work/life balance is actively encouraged and the benefits (particularly pension) are excellent.

Cons

It can take some time to reach decisions given the size and diversity of the university, however the Leadership Team are committed to moving forward with a relevant offering for our students in order to equip them for the world of work.

Advice to Management

Students are core to what we are about, but let's remember that we also need to promote the fantastic employment opportunities available here at UWE!

Staff are welcoming and supportive, diversity is encouraged and flexible working patterns supported.

4 December 2018

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11 September 2019

How is management perceived at University of the West of England?

Pros

Good pay, Kind employees, good management and a great working environment.

Cons

Very busy! Can sometimes be overwhelming workload.

Good pay, Kind employees, good management and a great working environment.

11 September 2019

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