University College Dublin Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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4.2
84%
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61%
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University College Dublin President Andrew J Deeks
Andrew J Deeks
57 Ratings
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  • "UCD employees based in hospital are less able to use hospital amenities including staff parking(in 9 reviews)

  • " no job security (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "The best job I've ever had"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Telephonist in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University College Dublin full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Laid back, great pay, small friendly team, lots of places to have lunch on campus, manageable work load, supportive management.

    Cons

    Travel links are not good from some parts of Dublin.

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  2. "Perfect Place to work in"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University College Dublin part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wellness Programme, International Outlook, great facilities

    Cons

    No inconvenience in particular that I note

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  3. "Life as a prof"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Professor in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Near my house in Dublin

    Cons

    Too much to do early in the morning

  4. "Student Leader"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at University College Dublin part-time

    Pros

    Really flexible around college and allows another source of income

    Cons

    Opportunities to work not as frequent as one may want

  5. "Collaborative culture"

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

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Offers security and opportunities across departments

    Cons

    Decisions at senior level poorly communicated across

  6. "Good place to build a research career"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Good research environment and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Low pay and little incentive to teach

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  7. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University College Dublin full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You learn a lot there

    Cons

    Some PhD students are too moody

  8. "Salary"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    Working form home is possible

    Cons

    The duration of the contact is one or up to two years

  9. "Review UCD"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Researcher in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at University College Dublin full-time

    Pros

    The university has excellent sport's facilities.

    Cons

    Campus is 30 mins from tram line.

  10. "Great opportunities"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Engineer/Officer in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    lots of courses for development

    Cons

    slow paced, no management involvement

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