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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23 English questions out of 23

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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14 August 2019

Does University of Canterbury offer parental leave?

Pros

Great culture. Very generous leave entitlements.

Cons

Not all personalities will get along!

Very generous leave entitlements.

14 August 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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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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23 March 2021

How are promotions handled 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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