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NUI Galway Employee Review

Salary & management issues undermine potential

3.0
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5 February 2019
I love that NUI Galway is open to supporting community led projects. It allowed me to develop a three month community based project. However this positivity is severely undermined by issues of payments and management.
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3.0
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2.0
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1.0
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3.0
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2.0
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