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University College Dublin Reviews

Updated 2 Jan 2020

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4.1
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University College Dublin President Andrew J Deeks
Andrew J Deeks
48 Ratings
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  • "UCD employees based in hospital are less able to use hospital amenities including staff parking(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Content Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College Dublin part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people, great opportunity to learn and work with smart people

    Cons

    hours can be spent waiting for the next class with not much to do

    University College Dublin2019-11-04
  2. "student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    good course with large campus

    Cons

    large classes with little communication with lectures

    University College Dublin2020-01-02
  3. "Really great place to work, depending on the area you're in"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    - Great work/life balance - Nice people to work with across the university - Excellent facilities, like the gym, cafes and pharmacy, etc. - Has the feeling of a small town - Staff are usually engaged and keen to help

    Cons

    - The experience you have is based on the area in which you work - Lack of training in roles when you start - Lack of leadership in management at times - Lack of communication across the university (but this is being improved) - Staff can get stuck at the same level, as there are not so many opportunities for support staff to move up

    University College Dublin2019-12-13
  4. "UCD Foundation"

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    Current Employee - Student Caller in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College Dublin part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, Good management, Good experience if going into business

    Cons

    Pay could be increase. Can feel monotonous,

    University College Dublin2019-11-26
  5. "Working as a postdoc in Computer Science"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University College Dublin

    Pros

    It’s been amazing. The responsibilities are challenging and fresh. Opportunities to participate in projects that have real-life implications. Everyone is friendly and approachable, even bosses. Processes are clear and favorable.

    Cons

    The salary could be higher to adjust for the high cost of living in Dublin.

    University College Dublin2019-10-31
  6. "Law and Chinese Studies Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Great lectures, good notes, high standard of teaching

    Cons

    Many people and difficult to make friends

    University College Dublin2019-10-16
  7. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Good Experience - expanding campus fast

    Cons

    Job Progression - opportunities for progression take a long time

    University College Dublin2019-10-30
  8. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at University College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    Great support. Flexible hours. Range of projects

    Cons

    None. Faculty were very helpful throughout

    University College Dublin2019-10-11
  9. "Student Desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    Lively environment to work in

    Cons

    Hours clashed with class hours

    University College Dublin2019-10-22
  10. "Post Doc"

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Fellow in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to work with some great people

    Cons

    Lack of full time positions available

    University College Dublin2019-10-03
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