Dublin City University Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2020

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4.3
86%
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92%
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Dublin City University President Brian MacCraith
Brian MacCraith
37 Ratings
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  • "there are no cons to this position(in 4 reviews)

  • "As admin staff each contract was temporary, it is difficult to get a permanent position(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time

    Pros

    education, flexible, interesting, experience, learning

    Cons

    there are no cons to this position

  2. "Good place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Glasnevin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dublin City University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team and good management

    Cons

    Salary not competitive and career development difficult

  3. "Its ok"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dublin City University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible, and nice campus to work on

    Cons

    They don't value postdoc researchers, you have no rights, HR hold up your contract when you've reached 3 consecutive years as your 4th year means you are entitled to certain benefits

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  4. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    No negatives that come to mind

  5. "One of the best universities in Ireland and a very professional environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Researcher in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The university really cares about staff and students.

    Cons

    Sometimes, living on campus can be complicated - especially if you live close to the bar.

  6. "A great experience"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice environment, friendly superiors and colleagues

    Cons

    Dublin is one of the most expensive cities in Europe to live in

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  7. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Helper 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dublin City University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good friendly staff, library benefits

    Cons

    Rate of pay was the minimum wage

  8. "Pretty Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time

    Pros

    Small Campus, excellent opportunities within the University

    Cons

    Face to face contact between students and lecturers is uncommon

  9. "Decent place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Catering Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    free parking, complimentary meals on duty

    Cons

    lack of opportunities to grow

  10. "Great place to work in the public sector"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Communications Writer 

    I have been working at Dublin City University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits for your CV

    Cons

    Quite packed during the term

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