University of Canterbury Reviews

Updated May 9, 2022

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4.1
75%
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University of Canterbury Chancellor John Wood
John Wood
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Pros
  • "The constructive and healthy work environment(in 13 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours and course selection(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "This university is not for international academics(in 4 reviews)

  • "low pay(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Teaching Assistant

      May 9, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good resources and pay rate.

      Cons

      There are no cons in my job role.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good culture

      Apr 6, 2022 - Cs Officer in Christchurch, Canterbury
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Neutral environment and good salary

      Cons

      Nothing as such noted in the span worked

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      English Teacher

      Apr 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Variety of students and good support

      Cons

      No downsides, I enjoyed my time

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Bad management

      Apr 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of room to move around laterally

      Cons

      Bad management who are promoted without knowing how to manage people

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      A worthwhile employer

      Mar 27, 2022 - Senior Analyst Programmer in Christchurch, Canterbury
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of leave. Many benefits and discounts. Good superannuation plan.

      Cons

      Sometimes we work in silos.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Flexible and Supportivr

      Feb 17, 2022 - Administration in Christchurch, Canterbury
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, great rate of pay, generous annual leave and benefits, plenty of variety.

      Cons

      Parking, building can be too hot in summer, too cold in winter

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      PhD

      Jan 31, 2022 - PhD Candidate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working time. Excellent facility

      Cons

      Little allowance for international conferences

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great part time job while studying

      Jan 18, 2022 - Computer Science Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Teaching staff are very lovely to work with Tutoring in labs is rewarding Learn the course content in greater detail

      Cons

      Limited hours you can pick up initially though can pick up more hours once you have experience

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Friendly staff

      Jan 30, 2022 - Student in Christchurch, Canterbury
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great facilities, good people to work with

      Cons

      To much emphasis on party culture

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great team

      Jan 17, 2022 - Senior Technical Business Analyst in Christchurch, Canterbury
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very supportive team Flexible working conditions Career path options People and environment outways lower pay rates

      Cons

      Base salaries to not meet market levels

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    University of Canterbury has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 171 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at University of Canterbury to a friend and 59% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of Canterbury employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of Canterbury. This rating has improved by 18% over the last 12 months.

    75% of University of Canterbury employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of Canterbury 4.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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