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University College Cork Reviews

Updated Nov 18, 2019

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4.0
83%
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84%
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University College Cork CEO Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Beautiful campus, good faciliites, great people(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great place to work and the people and the culture are great(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "relatively low pay when viewed against industry, constant contract work(in 3 reviews)

  • "Too many phishing attempts for UCC staff email(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Cork part-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, relaxed environment , room for growth, good management

    Cons

    the food isn't great on campus, can't think of anything else

    University College Cork2019-11-19
  2. "Post Doctoral Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, independence, work from home, equal pay

    Cons

    Job Security, Expected work-life balance, Become a metric

    University College Cork2019-10-16
  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Student in Cork

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, resources, food, people

    Cons

    I cannot think of any sorry

    University College Cork2019-10-14
  4. "Mandatory review for sign in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time

    Pros

    Great lectures, great opportunities for work

    Cons

    Very big classes limits some people’s interest

    University College Cork2019-10-09
  5. "admin working"

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Cork

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family friendly and pleasant working atmosphere.

    Cons

    Poor opportunities for promotions and rigid pay sales

    University College Cork2019-10-09
  6. "Slow progression for careers"

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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Cork
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good location , teaching, research, lecturing

    Cons

    Dependant on state funding, poor progression

    Advice to Management

    look after your staff

    University College Cork2019-10-01
  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Cork
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work environment, learn a lot, self-development

    Cons

    Low wage, no benefit, parking is a nightmare

    University College Cork2019-09-16
  8. "Student help"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time

    Pros

    Very keen to help students learn in their field of interest. Flexibility and accommodating

    Cons

    Office work may not be for everyone

    University College Cork2019-08-14
  9. "Great for international people"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher 

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of communities (clubs) to interact. Friendly environment Nice city with vibrant population, and also good point to start trips to continental Europe.

    Cons

    Maybe not specifically for UCC, but * Hard to secure a position * Shuttles (transportation for UCC staff/students) limited * Café food not that great

    University College Cork2019-07-17
  10. "PhD"

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    Current Employee - PhD in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College Cork full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, nice environment and students are competitive.

    Cons

    Not so much. Qs ranking getting lower.

    Advice to Management

    Not so much

    University College Cork2019-07-05
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