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Interviews at University of Sydney

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at University of Sydney.

Interview experience

Based on 51 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 51 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 46 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at University of Sydney

Overall experience

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a day or two
30%
About two weeks
24%
About a month
17%
About a week
15%
More than one month
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
54%
Phone call/screening
41%
Group interview
41%
Background check
26%
Problem solving exercises
20%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
Drug test
2%
Other
2%

Interview questions at University of Sydney

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How do you deal with difficult people?How do you manage time when under pressure?Technical questions to see if you are qualified for the job.
    Shared on 16 September 2018 - Technical Officer - Sydney NSW
  • A formal application process is required to get admission with scholarship at the university.
    Shared on 25 April 2018 - Chief investigator - Sydney NSW
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Interview tips at University of Sydney

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)45%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at University of Sydney

  • Listen, understand the universities purpose and objectives
    Shared on 26 November 2020 - Director, Sydney Student Transformation Program - Sydney NSW
  • Do your research prior to the interview.Have some prepared, intelligent questions to ask about the work (not the job conditions).
    Shared on 17 March 2020 - TEACHER - Education and Social Work
  • Always be prepared and know the details about the position.
    Shared on 11 April 2019 - Student representative - Camperdown NSW
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