National University of Singapore Reviews

Updated 21 Jan 2021

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National University of Singapore President Tan Eng Chye
Tan Eng Chye
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  1. "Great education"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Undegraduate Engineer in Singapore

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Good resources and peers to be made and accessed

    Cons

    Somewhat rote learning involved for engineering disciplines

  2. "Pros By Far Outweigh Cons"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Working Environment. Good Work-life balance. More than enough annual leave. Adequate medical insurance coverage.

    Cons

    Hierarchy. Sometimes inefficient in work processes.


  3. "Great place to study!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Ph D Student in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Up-to-date and comprehensive in my research area, strong alumni connection.

    Cons

    Still not totally satisfied with the research atmosphere.

  4. "Good place for research"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Singapore

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    It gives your flexibility of research

    Cons

    Lack exposure to industry projects

  5. "Working environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility. The working hours are not fixed as long as the work is delivered

    Cons

    No bonus or usuaply less than a month

  6. "Flexible Schedule"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - PhD Student - Stipend in Singapore

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I enjoyed the flexible schedule of PhD work.

    Cons

    I wish PhD candidates were paid the salary of a full time employee with bonuses and benefits.

  7. "Great place to study at!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment and overall good management!

    Cons

    Lots of hills at the campus.

  8. "Research Fellow"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work from home arrangements, high degree of autonomy

    Cons

    Inadequate career development support, office is too crowded

  9. "I love nus"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Researcher 

    I have been working at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues and good nurturing environment

    Cons

    none, all is well and love working here.

  10. "Prep job for my phd"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Singapore

    I worked at National University of Singapore full-time

    Pros

    * Learns a lot * flexible work schedule but have to meet deadlines

    Cons

    * stressful since rushing for papers

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