Swinburne Online

Swinburne Online

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4.28 out of 5
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5 out of 55.0
7 months ago

Unit Coordinator

Nov 2020

Unit Coordinator

Victoria, Australia
7 to 8 years in the role, current employee

Love working at Swinburne online

The good things

I love working with SOL - it is dymanic and innovative online organisation flexibility marking is paid additionally positive environment ongoing training support paid PDs amazing support from the managers
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The challenges

balancing marking during busy holiday time (Christmas, Easter) too much marking if you have too many groups maybe isolating at times
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4 out of 54.0
last year

Student Adviser

May 2020

Student Adviser

Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, former employee

It was great initially until unnecessary pressure prevailed.

The good things

The work environment and team culture was great.
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The challenges

The strictness in call reviews were a challenge and I feel should be scaled down a little so that the work feels more comfortable and not pressurized.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Unit Coordinator

Nov 2019

Unit Coordinator

Melbourne VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

Initially enjoyed working here but just seemed to become more complicated and petty and respect for the company went way down.

The good things

work from home, flexibility, regular work
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The challenges

difficult micromanagement, lacking consistency and transparency
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Student Engagement Adviser

Nov 2019

Student Engagement Adviser

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Good people, management needs to step up.

The good things

Amazing team of people to work with across Student Services. The variety of clever and kind people people you will come across at OES is unbelievable.
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The challenges

Management was more than disappointing within the Student Services department. I found they were pushing the student support teams to operate more like a sales team in a call centre, with a focus on numbers, opposed to providing quality student support.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Experiential Learning Adviser

Oct 2019

Experiential Learning Adviser

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

An ideal work-from-home career in academics/theory

The good things

Amazing work place - I wish I could do this role full time! Staff are well paid
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The challenges

Not enough work to warrant 'full time' work; would like to take on more groups per teaching period.
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

ELA

May 2019

ELA

Victoria, Australia

Could be better.

The good things

Well organised. Thorough approach to resourcing students.
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The challenges

Do not acknowledge hard and effort. And they have their favourites.
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5 out of 55.0
3 years ago

SLO

Oct 2018

SLO

Melbourne VIC, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Had an amazing time there

The good things

Amazing and fun culture Always thinking of improvements
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The challenges

Performance management
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3 out of 53.0
3 years ago

Student Operations

Apr 2018

Student Operations

Melbourne VIC, Australia
current employee

Great for the first six months - one year, like any company.

The good things

The best thing about Swinburne Online is that you can rely on the people within your team. Everyone works hard and is there for one another.
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The challenges

Swinburne Online has grown very quickly and is still adjusting to how rapidly the business has changed. This is greatly reflected in management across the business. The people factor has been completely overshadowed by corporate goals.
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5 out of 55.0
4 years ago

Eleaarning advisor

Nov 2017

Eleaarning advisor

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, current employee

Really enjoyable

The good things

Great casual job, great interaction with students. Great learner environment
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The challenges

Not guaranteed a teaching spot each semester so you cannot solely rely on Swinburne online
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5 out of 55.0
4 years ago

Students Administration Advisor

Oct 2017

Students Administration Advisor

St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, former employee

It was a really good workplace for work and life balances. And the management team always try their best to ensure that the workplace is fun working environment.

The good things

You feel like that you're part of a family.
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The challenges

Just like any other challenges you would normally find in office politics.
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