University of Canterbury FAQ

Have questions about working at University of Canterbury? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at University of Canterbury.

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22 English questions out of 22

30 January 2019

Does University of Canterbury offer parental leave?

Pros

Extended parental leave (for males as well) and annual leave

Cons

Like to make people redundant.

Advice to Management

Look after your support staff as much as students.

Extended parental leave (for males as well) and annual leave

30 January 2019

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28 June 2019

Does University of Canterbury offer employee discounts?

Pros

Student discounts Steady income Good salary for location

Cons

Culture is odd Lack of security

Advice to Management

Have more training dealing with anxiety and develop more understanding

Student discounts

28 June 2019

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23 March 2021

How are the career development opportunities at University of Canterbury?

Pros

Good physical environment, salaries above market rates, convenient access to gym, library, cafes, health centre

Cons

No career progression, and no promotions. The only way to move up is by applying for a new job, and resigning from current role.

No career progression, and no promotions.

23 March 2021

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26 September 2019

What kind of career opportunities exist at University of Canterbury?

Pros

There were many learning opportunities available.

Cons

The work load at times could be very Busy.

There were many learning opportunities available.

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29 December 2020

How are promotions handled at University of Canterbury?

Pros

Great campus, nice perks: access to the gym, health centre, library, superannuation.

Cons

No internal promotion, reward or recognition options for non-academic staff members. Career development is extremely limited.

No internal promotion, reward or recognition options for non

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