Overall Reviews at Rhodes University
Teaching Assistant | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 12 Jul 2016
Prodcutive and fun workplace
There were flexible working hours with my job. The department had a great working culture and was well managed. In addition to that I had great co-workers who were constantly willing to assist.
ProsFlexiable working hours
Tutor | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 14 Jun 2016
Great place to work and gain leadership experience
It was great place to work and the office hours were not stringent, could both work and study. Would recommend it anyone. Hardest part of the job was grading assignments.
ProsSalary on time
Student Assistant | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 13 Jun 2013
It provided me with a good corporate exposure
A typical day would mean dealing with enquiries from the students and parents.
I gained a lot of knowledge about administration in the real world.
I had a good relationship with my manager I did everything that I was told accordingly.
I had a good relationship with my co-workers.
The hardest part of the job was to deal with rude students and parents.
What I enjoyed was to provide assistance to all our clients, and getting acknowledged by them.
ConsWork load, long work hours
Lecturer | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 03 Dec 2018
Wonderful place to work
Rhodes University is a leading academic institution, with top researchers and a high academic standard. Rhodes is situated in Grahamstown, a small town full of character and amazing young people.
Administrative Assistant | South Africa | 05 Nov 2015
Very busy environment with constant contact with personnel and students
The office is always busy with personnel and students coming in.
Politics and red tape is frustrating.
Co-workers are friendly and helpful.
Time frames has to be met to ensure smooth running of the daily procedures.
The office environment is always happy and friendly.
Demonstrator | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 22 Jul 2015
Fun times monitoring students
Formulating stuff was fun to monitor and learning more about the aspects of pharmaceutics that I was no longer in touch with made it very rewarding. Requires more in-work training.
ProsInteraction with students
ConsNo prior training given, no marking scheme
Procurement Specialist | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 30 Jul 2013
Healthy working conditions with an opportunity to learn
I enjoyed working for Rhodes, opportunity for developmentas it is a small town, but everything is expensive.
ProsLess education expenses
Consstudy anything and your family and pay 75% less
Tutor | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 07 Jun 2018
Fulfilling and educational
A great first step in the working environment. It teaches you as much as provides you with a fair salary. It was also a great way to get a tax number.
Lecturer | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 14 May 2015
An institution with great people.
Its an honor to be part of such a great institution with great people. One does not feel as a part time staff. Everyone is helpful and I have learnt a lot from each individual that i have interacted with.
ProsI have learnt a lot
Rhodes University vacation sub-warden | Grahamstown, Eastern Cape | 19 Jan 2014
The job is fun, you get to meet interesting and different people. You learn how to be a team player and how to manage your time.
ProsFree meals and accomodation and money
ConsCan be long hours