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Great place to work in regards to management team, HR team, team leaders and other employees. A very multi-cultural and teamwork engaged environment. Perks consisted of casual Fridays and fun office held parties. If you enjoy customer service positions and a job role where you can mentor students etc. then its a great place for someone to start to build those skills and build your resume if your goal is to work in higher education.

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Poor business model overall. The company expanded too fast, hired too many employees within the span of a few months, therefore training lacked and company goals/targets ran very high. Employees were to make an average of 75 outgoing calls a day in addition to replying to multiple emails a day along with managing manually inputting student applications into system which was very grueling - system was not updated to match new workload balance - Basically after a while you felt like a robot just trying to make sales, the sales targets did not match up to the amount of daily work load that they wanted to output. Became a sales/call center job. All of the cons however have nothing to do with on site management, more so to do with the owners and operators of Global University Systems.


All in all great workplace culture just poor company model.
Points positifs
Company parties, pot luck lunches, casual Fridays
Points négatifs
High work load for the amount of pay
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Réponse officielle de University Canada West
4 août 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience at UCW. Your feedback is important and will help us adjust our strategy to help new and current employees be better prepared for their roles.
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Collaborative and supporting ideas are one of the main reasons why I love working here. I have seen a lot of growth within this organization and I will always recommend others about the amazing work environment.
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Educational events, growth, friendly environment
Points négatifs
Fast paced work environment
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Management that are proactive. Constant learning opportunities. Ability to work without negative feedback and no micromanaging. Fellow colleagues are very friendly and helpful.
Points positifs
Company benefits.
Points négatifs
Work-life Balance
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I really enjoy working at UCW. UCW has great bosses and wonderful colleagues. It’s so great to work here because the bosses truly care for the employees, and I can get support whenever I need it.
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Once you work at this place, you won't be able to work anywhere else. This is a growing institution with ample amount of progressive opportunities. UCW is fast paced and technology driven, yet very relaxing environment. Almost feel like you are going from your house to your second home. Management is super cool and friendly. Supervisors are more like friends. There is a perfect balance of professionalism and cordiality within the institution. Have seen employees going an extra mile to help students. Haven't seen a place where so much of free food is given :) . Competitive salary is offered. Internal and external applicants are given fair chances at new job openings. Flexible working hours are given to maintain you work/life balance. Would never want to leave this place once you are in it.
Points positifs
Secure job, friendly work environment
Points négatifs
none so far
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Réponse officielle de University Canada West
4 août 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience at UCW. We strive to provide a work environment that fosters growth and development. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed the food.
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I have been working at UCW for almost a year now and I must say that I have loved every day of it. The work load is manageable and the management is approachable.
Points positifs
Close to transit and opportunity for growth
Points négatifs
Lack of space but will improve dramatically once the Vancouver Campus is available
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Réponse officielle de University Canada West
4 août 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience at UCW. We are happy to hear that you love working with us. We are also very excited with the opening of our Vancouver House Campus. It will be an important step in the evolution of University Canada West.
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UCW is a place that promotes inclusion, diversity, innovation, and collaboration. They provide professional and personal development.

The President and senior management go out of their way to be open and accessible to all staff.


Employee Engagement is definitely a high priority at UCW. Prior to the COVID 19 conditions being in place there was at least one type of activity every month.


I feel that during this time of COVID 19 they are truly 100% concerned of the well being of their staff.


I hope to work for UCW for as long as I can.
Points positifs
Good work life balance. Interesting work and a supportive senior management team
Points négatifs
Tight on office, meeting room and storage space but that will change once the new Campus opens.
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Réponse officielle de University Canada West
4 août 2020
Thank you for sharing your experiences at UCW. The personal and professional development of our staff is a big priority as we want our employees to grow with the university and fulfill their potential.

We do conceded that we’ve been tight on space on campus but as you pointed out, our new Vancouver House campus will address this issue.
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Lots of opportunities to grow within the organization. People are friendly. Work-life balance is okay but overtime is inevitable sometimes due to amount of workload.
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Réponse officielle de University Canada West
4 août 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience about working at UCW. We strive to provide opportunities for growth for our employees and to keep them engaged and happy in their work.
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Management is very toxic, not supportive for your growth and development. They are disorganized and some treat some employees unfairly. The pay is not competitive compared to the amount of time you put into your work.
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As part of Global University Systems, this university, unfortunately, honors and carries its owner's bad reputation.
Micromanagement and old school management.

Lack of ethics among direction and zero communication.

Payment is below industry average and basic benefits.

You even have to pay some of your own work tools.
Points positifs
Very convenient Location.
Points négatifs
Micromanagement and other very old school ways since is part of GUS.
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By far the best place I have ever worked. Coworkers (including management) are positive, friendly, and willing to work together to get things done. Things move fast at this growing university, and the work is rewarding as the effects of a job well done are tangible.
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Worked with a great group of people. I learned so much while working at UCW. My team leader provided me with positive mentor-ship. I was supported by HR for growth in my department as well as implementing some of the ideas I came up with. My position here set me up for an amazing overseas opportunity. Its also really sad to see negative comments from people who obviously didn't get their way.
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University Canada West is a private university with friendly and fast-paced environment. The staff at UCW are supportive and kind. There are a lot of opportunities and employees will be able to have a lot of self-growth from UCW. I have so much fun and have been enjoyable working at UCW.
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University is a fast paced institution and this environment isn't for everyone however for those who welcome challenges are usually faced with many career opportunities. People are very friendly and lots of learning experiences. Some departments are understaffed but actively hiring and everyone helps one another. Lots of fun stuff for employees.
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This is probably one of the most toxic environments I've worked in. The HR staff are incredibly unequipped to handle any type of HR situation and portray themselves very unprofessionally. There is little support and training for staff, no employee reviews, and little room or internal growth. The level of turnover is extremely high.

I caution anyone who is looking into employment with this company.
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Not fun, not enjoyable, not collaborative. Hardest part of the job is how it's managed. Most employees dont have any experience and the overall culture isnt great
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Too many people, not enough space. Angry aggressive, inappropriate behaviour, no accountability.

When I first started working here, I really enjoyed it, people were nice and easy going and then toxic people started working here and it spread throughout. It was toxic before, but now it's bad.
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Micro managed and horrific place to work.Job security is zero and the management makes sure you remember it every day. Sales driven and do not hesitate to fire people to save their back side.
Points positifs
nothing
Points négatifs
it sucks.
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At UCW, you are truly yourself and when I am treating as family members.
A day at work starts with the tasks management. I learned how to manage my work for a day. I know the target of a day to complete.

I love this working environment!
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I like co workers at my work place. UCW is good challening work enviornment.
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