University College Dublin Reviews

Updated Oct 4, 2022

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4.2
88%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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University College Dublin President Andrew J Deeks
Andrew J Deeks
140 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very good working environment would recommend(in 30 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, Worked while studying, good pay(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "I am not a fan of this increased commercialisation of the university but this is endemic in universities in general and not unique to UCD(in 18 reviews)

  • "all lectures provided online, heavier coursework, and exams(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great environment

      Oct 4, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Friendly environment with great mentors

      Cons

      Nothing bad I can really say

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Experience

      Oct 4, 2022 - PhD Student in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good infrastructure, friendly staff and positive working culture.

      Cons

      Huge Fees for the course for International student.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      UCD

      Sep 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good job environments, nice people

      Cons

      I didn't find any con

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Environment

      Sep 28, 2022 - Researcher in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Good Friendly Environment for different cultures

      Cons

      Everything good in the university

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Phd student

      Sep 21, 2022 - PhD Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great supervision and supportive lecturers

      Cons

      Hard to manage stress at times

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Brilliant

      Sep 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Nice people great services good food

      Cons

      I don’t have any cons they are brilliant

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Interesting and informative

      Sep 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Work life balance, learning on the job

      Cons

      Expensive area, surrounded by academics

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      It support

      Sep 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best to work on this environment

      Cons

      There is no cons on working here

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work environment

      Sep 25, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work within a positive environment

      Cons

      No system or avenue to negotiate a pay increase. Very static compensation mechanisms, it either works for you or it doesn't.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work at.

      Sep 23, 2022 - Postdoctoral Researcher in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      1. Great campus 2. Quick with the work permits (hosting agreement) for international employees 3. Inclusive environment 4. High quality research facilities 5. Friendly environment

      Cons

      1. Car parkings must be bought for employees. 2. Health insurance for employees is not available.

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    University College Dublin has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 681 reviews left anonymously by employees. 88% of employees would recommend working at University College Dublin to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University College Dublin employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University College Dublin. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    88% of University College Dublin employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University College Dublin 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

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