University of Auckland Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2022

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4.2
86%
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86%
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University of Auckland Chancellor Scott St John
Scott St John
87 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great staff and work environment(in 43 reviews)

  • "salary is good and flexible working hours(in 41 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Fixed term contract, slow paced(in 7 reviews)

  • "lack of career development support(in 7 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Best Employer

      Aug 4, 2022 - Post Doctoral Research Fellow 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Provides the best work environment and supports research

      Cons

      No negative comments from me

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Aug 11, 2022 - Academic Services Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team culture and passion about their job, work life balance

      Cons

      High turn over rate, people and going

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Decent

      Aug 11, 2022 - Administration 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large, professional workplace in nice location

      Cons

      Annual pay increases can be low

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 28, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Supper annuation 37.5 hours per week

      Cons

      Slow pace compared to commercial company

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice working envornment

      Jul 25, 2022 - Sales Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, heaps of benefits

      Cons

      Dealing with difficult customers .

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good work environment

      Jul 23, 2022 - Student Advisor in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Safe job, treated well, friendly coworkers.

      Cons

      Wasn't a fan of all the staff restructuring

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good life balance

      Aug 4, 2022 - Finance Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours, staff are kind and 5 weeks paid leave.

      Cons

      Under market salary and not much of benefit

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A rewarding place to work with frustrating layers of bureaucracy

      Jul 29, 2022 - Professional Teaching Fellow 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great facilities and reputation, high quality of incoming students

      Cons

      Teaching is under-valued and there are significant layers of bureaucracy to overcome whenever proposing changes to teaching.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Customer Service Rep at UoA - great experience

      Jul 28, 2022 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good support, very flexible around uni timetable and good variety of experience gained

      Cons

      Minimal hours, difficult to get more

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent workplace culture

      Jul 24, 2022 - Graduate Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Inclusive and supportive workplace Social events 4 weeks annual leave every year Great technology stack

      Cons

      Lots of dependencies on other teams, dramatically slows down development time.

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    University of Auckland Reviews FAQs

    University of Auckland has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 724 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at University of Auckland to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Auckland employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Auckland. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    86% of University of Auckland employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Auckland 4.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of Auckland to be culture, career development, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, management, compensation.

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