The University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle

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3.15 out of 5

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4 out of 54.0
15 days ago

Business Analyst

Nov 2021

Business Analyst

New South Wales, Australia

A pleasant and mentally stimulating place to work

The good things

Cutting edge technology and interesting work Low tolerance for any kind of discrimination Pleasant working environment and culture Newly remodeled office Beautiful campus
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The challenges

Lack of willingness from management to allow staff to work from home (aside from the pandemic) Finding a car park around the start of semester Key technical roles often under-resourced
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1 out of 51.0
9 months ago

Analyst

Feb 2021

Analyst

New South Wales, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

Ok to have on CV, never go back.

The good things

Meet some....i repeat some nice people
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The challenges

Managers, they haver absolutely no idea + If you have a suggestion they do not want to hear yours = why was I employed?
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Administration Role

Mar 2020

Administration Role

Newcastle NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

Academics with poor management and non-existent people skills

The good things

Nothing comes to mind readily
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The challenges

Very poor management
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4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Operation and Maintenance

Mar 2020

Operation and Maintenance

Callaghan NSW, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role,

Diverse, challenging and inspiring

The good things

Flexibility, equity of opportunities, great teamwork., unique working environment.
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The challenges

speed of decision making @ executive level
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4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Administration Assistant

Mar 2020

Administration Assistant

Callaghan NSW, Australia
More than 12 years in the role, current employee

Excellent place to work.

The good things

Very adaptable workplace. Very good diversity and equality.
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The challenges

Like all larger organisations, bureaucracy.
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Library Assistant

Mar 2020

Library Assistant

Callaghan NSW, Australia
More than 12 years in the role, former employee

Could be better

The good things

Students that you support
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The challenges

HR approach to Mental Health
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

PhD Researcher

Feb 2020

PhD Researcher

Callaghan NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Amazing place to learn and work.

The good things

Meeting with supervisors and students
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The challenges

Summarising my research findings
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Finance Role

Nov 2019

Finance Role

Callaghan NSW, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, current employee

I am a better person after having worked at the University of Newcastle.

The good things

UON is always trying to improve, to be better; as a flexible employer, as an agile business, as an educator of excellence, and researching things to make the world a better place.
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The challenges

Working in Higher Education is like working in a completely different universe. It is the combination of corporate, not for profit and educational environments with a twist of start up and entrepreneurship thrown in.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Administration Role

Nov 2019

Administration Role

Callaghan NSW, Australia

Management do not respect the people who they have working for them.

The good things

Being able to engage with a wide variety if people.
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The challenges

Management, Management, Management!!!
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Chancellery

Nov 2019

Chancellery

Callaghan NSW, Australia
former employee

Meh meh

The good things

Easy to park on campus
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The challenges

Poor management. Pay not great.
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