University of Melbourne Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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4.2
79%
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97%
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University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell (no image)
Duncan Maskell
35 Ratings
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  • "Reductions in no's of professional staff and centralisation of student services are creating overwork for academic and remaining professional staff(in 12 reviews)

  • "Academics are very smart in their subject area, but that does not always translate to good people and program management(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "good job place and colleagues"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    good place to grow if in right dept.

    Cons

    too much bureaucracy and paperwork

  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Officer in Melbourne

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Good location and a nice environment to work in.

    Cons

    Haven't worked in faculties, only central administration.

  3. "Loved it"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Best place to study and learn!

    Cons

    Hard to get to with transport from central Melbourne

  4. "Experience at university's magazine"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Editor in Melbourne

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    The magazine was nice and cool to work for

    Cons

    The deadlines are pretty strict. The content are quite limited

  5. "Students@Work program was wonderful"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in Parkville
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was incredible to be part of the students@work program which allowed current student to work on campus. I'm not sure if the program is still around but it helped build my confidence as i gained more work experience.

    Cons

    None i can think of

  6. "satisfactory experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Melbourne

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    flexible working hours. good location

    Cons

    can't think of much to say here

  7. "Precision medicine for cancer care in Victoria"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great workplace, cutting edge tooling and science.

    Cons

    None that I can think of right now.

  8. "perfect"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    this university is in the top five

    Cons

    no cons I identified for this university

  9. "I enjoy working here."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Good support from supervisors - very friendly colleagues,

    Cons

    Sometimes the stress is high for meeting deadlines.

  10. "Good tutor experience"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tutor 

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Multicultural working environment and good coworkers

    Cons

    high work pressure and no one can ask for help

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