University of Bristol Reviews

Updated Oct 14, 2021

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University of Bristol Chancellor The Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond
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Pros
  • "good salary and working environment(in 36 reviews)

  • "Excellent employment benefits, flexible working options, supportive work environment(in 19 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There are very few opportunities for career progression(in 10 reviews)

  • "There is not much job security as a post doc(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent work environment

      Mar 31, 2021 - Global Lounge Ambassador 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very friendly, helpful and enthusiastic coordinators who try to encourage risk-taking and stepping out of your comfort zone. A good way to get to know your peers and new students.

      Cons

      Sporadic work hours, meaning unsteady pay.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Oct 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice place to work and nice city

      Cons

      Nothing bad to mention about them

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good working environment

      Oct 12, 2021 - Research Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work environment. Colleagues and other staff are friendly and helpful.

      Cons

      Flexible availability is always required. Sometimes exceeds the normal working hours

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Supportive Educational Enviornment

      Oct 6, 2021 - Research Associate in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A very competitive research environment. All staff members are very cooperative.

      Cons

      Relatively expensive place for students regarding accommodation and travelling.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Flexible

      Sep 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice working environment - it is flexible, friendly. Most of staff are very professional

      Cons

      Salary can be lower than other jobs

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good, reliable employer. Archaic structure and processes.

      Oct 14, 2021 - Cleaner in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great Pay, Benefits, Pension Scheme - Really open, supportive, safe work environment - you are expected to work at about 80% capacity. If you are hard working you will be respected and treated well.

      Cons

      - No progression - often very little organisational or communication at lower level

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Sep 28, 2021 - Graduate Student in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Incredible university experience, amazing lecturers

      Cons

      Online learning experience not as beneficial

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Bristol

      Sep 29, 2021 - Research Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything, it's a fantastic atmosphere to work in

      Cons

      Nothing comes to mind at the moment

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Part-Time

      Sep 28, 2021 - Student in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good to work for them for extra experience during uni

      Cons

      Wish there were more hours available

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Positive

      Sep 23, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible working, friendly staff and other supportive professional services

      Cons

      nothing bad about this university as a staff

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