Victoria University of Wellington Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2021

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3.9
71%
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Victoria University of Wellington CEO Grant Guilford
Grant Guilford
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working conditions, friendly coworkers(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great people and lots of variety(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "low pay, no progression/promotion without changing roles, pay linked to budgets rather than skills and experience, work not valued by all(in 4 reviews)

  • "Isolated from main campus means less opportunity to network with academics(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great working environment

      Jul 8, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Enjoy teaching, research and leadership team here.

      Cons

      Sometimes it is necessary to have more diversity

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jul 5, 2021 - Tutor in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Friendly employees and colleagues, nice

      Cons

      Not enough physical tutorial involved.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      worth for the years

      Jun 30, 2021 - PhD Student in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
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      Pros

      working atmosphere is very easy

      Cons

      too expensive to live nearby

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Commerce Tutor

      Jun 21, 2021 - Tutor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lecturers are easy to work with. Decent pay for non-contact hours.

      Cons

      Took two months to set-up timesheet database so I wasn't paid for a while.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Vuw

      Jun 6, 2021 - Tutor in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Fun and engaging, always rewarding

      Cons

      None, good hours and and very pleased with job

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Enthusiastic staff

      May 4, 2021 - Research Assistant in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
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      Pros

      By the time you complete your degree and become friendly with the lecturers, they really do go out of their way to help you progress with your research. They have access to the latest research equipment orknow where to get it.

      Cons

      Not the greatest pay for a summer research scholarship

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      May 10, 2021 - Security Engineer in Auckland, Auckland
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      Pros

      Nice people and easy organized work.

      Cons

      low salary. You may work after hours to marking or something

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Reasonable

      Jun 17, 2021 - Physics PhD Student in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Being a student, very flexible

      Cons

      Doctoral stipends below minimum wage

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great job

      Apr 29, 2021 - Tutor 
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      Pros

      Good pay for a student job

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Review

      Apr 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If you're studying at the university working as a tutor is easy to fit into your routine.

      Cons

      Marking low quality essays is depressing

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