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

23 May 2021

Does University of Canterbury offer unlimited holiday?

Pros

The working environment is fantastic, the culture is very diverse and inclusive. My main job is to deal with different students, which makes me feel energetic and young as well. And it has very flexible working hours and for full time, you only need to work for 7.5 hours per day.

Cons

Re professional development, as all of the other tertiary education companies, it is relatively slower than other business organisations.

And it has very flexible working hours and for full time, you only need to work for 7.5 hours per day.

23 May 2021

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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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29 December 2020

How are the career development opportunities 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

29 December 2020

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5 October 2020

What kind of career opportunities exist at University of Canterbury?

Pros

great culture, good work life balance, heaps of opportunity to advance if you're willing to do the work.

Cons

salaries a below market rate.

Advice to Management

your people have so much institutional knowledge, listen to them, they know how the organisation works, and more importantly, where it doesn't.

great culture, good work life balance, heaps of opportunity to advance if you're willing to do the work.

5 October 2020

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5 October 2020

How are promotions handled at University of Canterbury?

Pros

great culture, good work life balance, heaps of opportunity to advance if you're willing to do the work.

Cons

salaries a below market rate.

Advice to Management

your people have so much institutional knowledge, listen to them, they know how the organisation works, and more importantly, where it doesn't.

great culture, good work life balance, heaps of opportunity to advance if you're willing to do the work.

5 October 2020

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