Victoria University of Wellington Reviews

Updated 10 May 2021

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Victoria University of Wellington CEO Grant Guilford
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19 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
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Enthusiastic staff

      4 May 2021 - Research Assistant in Wellington, Wellington
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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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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      10 May 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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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job

      29 Apr 2021 - Tutor 
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      Pros

      Good pay for a student job

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Senior management single minded

      22 Apr 2021 - Administrator in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Clear processes for administrative work

      Cons

      Senior management do not listen

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

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      14 Apr 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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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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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Senior leadership does not listen to staff

      28 Apr 2021 - Student Adviser in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good local team, casual, flexible, medium salary

      Cons

      Forced Change, lacking recognition, the uncertainty of future, consistent negative press, financial concerns and hiring freezes

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Tutor

      4 Apr 2021 - Tutor in Wellington, Wellington
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good staff support and generous pay.

      Cons

      Not applicable to this review

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

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      25 Mar 2021 - Manager, Business Services in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Interesting environment to work in Great colleagues

      Cons

      At peak times high workload

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good vibe, good staff

      21 Mar 2021 - PhD Candidate 
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      Pros

      People are really helpful and efficient

      Cons

      Don't know any cons of it

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good variety of work

      2 Mar 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Wellington, Wellington
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      Pros

      Interesting work with students and staff

      Cons

      Large organisation. Sometimes hard to get things done!

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