University of Surrey Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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Pros
  • "Flexible hours, friendly staff and environment(in 18 reviews)

  • "very good working environment, lovely colleagues willing to help and guide you(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Guildford is too restricted for me(in 12 reviews)

  • "The pay differences between those on the lower managerial scales and those in Senior Management is huge(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      PhD Student at University of Surrey.

      Jan 21, 2021 - Phd Student Researcher 
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      Pros

      +Excellent atmosphere. + Good Managements + Excellent Lab facilities.

      Cons

      Nothing as such -- to be honest.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Research associate

      Apr 19, 2017 -  
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      Pros

      Very good infrastructure and ppl to work with. Professors are very active and helpful

      Cons

      No lab access after 5pm

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing

      Sep 21, 2021 - MES Fluids Labs Placement Student 
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      Pros

      friendly atmosphere with lovely staff members that help you all the way

      Cons

      Guildford housing is quite expensive for what it is

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good money, great fun, lots of laughs

      Sep 18, 2021 - Supervisor in Guildford, England, England
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      Pros

      -Flexible working hours - Lots of different shifts including afternoons in Hari’s right through to club nights in Rubix and smaller events in the Basement -Complimentary cloak room on nights out -Complimentary tickets for nights out including freshers and EOYS -staff parties

      Cons

      Almost everything is run by students which at times lead to favouritism and unequal opportunities

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work and learn

      Sep 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Lots if innovation and interesting research. As a student, the lecturers are very good and are often publishing their work at conferences or in journals.

      Cons

      The parking is quite poor.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Doing a Doctorate

      Aug 31, 2021 - EngD Researcher 
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      Pros

      Good university, with an amazing support system.

      Cons

      Relatively expensive area to live in

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      My Experience

      Aug 25, 2021 - PhD Student in Guildford, England, England
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      Pros

      Professional environment, great teachers and well equiped labs. Health and safety taken really seriously

      Cons

      no major cons dueing my 3 years of training

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    8. 5.0
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      Aug 21, 2021 - Professor in Guildford, England, England
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      Pros

      Great and dynamic place To work

      Cons

      No cons I am overall satisfied

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work at

      Aug 17, 2021 - Research Assistant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Very flexible, a lot of training

      Cons

      No cons for this job

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great part time job to have alongside studies

      Aug 7, 2021 - Lab Helper in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Lecturers are all great to work with and pay is great. You get paid for prep time as well.

      Cons

      Overtime less students attend lab sessions and it gets quiet and sometimes you don’t do anything for the entire session but depends on the person can be seen as pro or con

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