Most of my time in various jobs at the University was great with managers with more loose work-management stiles as long as all targets were hit so you were allowed to developed your own SOP as long as it aligned with all guidelines and met all standards necessary which was really cool. I liked it.
Being a student is really taken into consideration. Never given too many hours and can always swap/give away shifts pretty easily. Pay is great and can’t find anywhere that it’s better for the same job. Management are really nice.
Great team members but as with all of these organisations management is top heavy and surprisingly a culture of bullying managers who shout and threaten members of staff with dismissal and on one occasion prison when a patrol vehicle was accidentally driven in a bus lane, worked on a great team who I still stay in touch with but couldn’t go back whilst present management culture remains.
As part of the open day team I was able to work flexibly and use my experiences to best promote the university to prospective students, supervisors were supportive in this and gave me constructive feedback.
I have no complaints about working here. Sheffield university is a good institute. Great atmosphere. Friendly people. Supportive staff. I was lucky to have a very good boss and research group here. I would highly recommend it. Just make sure you find a suitable research group.
An enjoyable place to work,in a positive and diverse environment. The university is well resourced and collaboration and openness is encouraged.The university is very good at providing support and training for research staff and has a scheme for ensuring good health and well being.
I was on a work experience programme at the University of Sheffield, in the biomedical science department.
I learned a vast amount of new information during my time at the university. The hours were very good; I had at least an hour for lunch everyday and I often went home early. There was a very relaxed atmosphere also.
I have working at University of Sheffield for more than 4 years and it has been a great experience. Everyday is a different challenge as we as cleaner had to deal with different kind of challenge and people from all over the world.
I am happy to work here because the Management and my work colleague are very helpful and willing to share knowledge and help each other. It is really an enjoyable experience to work as other than the work load we also had a chance to know other staff and also the student. But the hardest part is when working during exam period as it will be very busy. Yet still it is a great experience as we also learn to help the student to get through the toughest period in their student life.