have been at the Uni for over 15 years and have never had a permanent position. Contracts continually roll over, increasing the tension with each employee to maintain their position. Not a great culture, which is coming from the top. Most employees I know are disgruntled at the lack of support they receive, and the workload is unsustainable.
PhD Candidate (Current Employee) – at University of Newcastle, New South Wales – 19 February 2019
Academics and supervisors at the University of Newcastle are knowledgeable and supportive. The University of Newcastle provides a scholarship which includes health insurance, living allowance, and tuition fee for PhD candidates.