University of the West of England Reviews

Updated Oct 21, 2021

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University of the West of England Chancellor Sir Ian Carruthers
Sir Ian Carruthers
53 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working - 0 hour contract(in 11 reviews)

  • "Good pay, Kind employees, good management and a great working environment(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "30 and end at 9am so it's early mornings but then you are awake and ready for lectures(in 6 reviews)

  • "Traffic in Bristol can mean a little extra time in getting to work(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      University

      Oct 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Good University and good education

      Cons

      No no no no no

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place

      Oct 12, 2021 - Student 
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      Pros

      Staff are friendly and wide range of benefits

      Cons

      None I can think of.

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      says the right things, reality is often different

      Oct 21, 2021 - Business Manager in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      Flexible, parking, nice campus, interesting work

      Cons

      People treated like commodities, HR processes poor

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

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      Oct 4, 2021 - Research Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent experience going forward in career

      Cons

      Pay wasn't always on time or correct amount

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good terms and conditions

      Sep 21, 2021 - Graduate Student in Gloucester, England, England
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      Pros

      Good place to work. Expect a lot of hard work.

      Cons

      Uncertainty over posts at times

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Sep 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Lovely managers, competitive pay, nice campus.

      Cons

      Food on campus quite expensive.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic

      Sep 9, 2021 - Project Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      EXCELLENT place to work always

      Cons

      Lots of work at all times

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Supportive workplace with diverse opportunities for experience

      Sep 19, 2021 - Counsellor in Bath, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well experienced team Good support package through HR Well organised and quick application process

      Cons

      none as far as I can remember

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Employer

      Aug 30, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Many Great Benefits. Friendly Colleagues. Lovely Campus. Encouraged by my manager to leave on time.

      Cons

      Sometimes unable to get through the workload. All new starters enter at the lowest end of the pay grade for their role, regardless of their experience.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Employer

      Aug 30, 2021 - Senior Software Developer in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Diverse range of software projects make and for interesting environment

      Cons

      Somewhat hierarchical and or confusing organisational structure can stifle progress

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