Financial Systems

Core Financial System

The Financial Management System (FMS) is the new core financial system.  Further information can be found on the FMS Knowledge Hub.

Asset Management System

The University has implemented an Asset Management System which supports devolved, departmental control of assets and, in relation to research equipment, feeds details into the PURE system.

Further details can be found at the Asset Register page.

Departments should be aware that they must utilise this system to maintain asset records and should contact with any queries.   

Online Shop and Payment Platforms

The Finance systems team can provide secure and convenient payment systems to purchase products, conferences and short courses from the University.

There are several options available:

Please note all new or existing payment systems across the university must be approved by Deputy Director Of Finance, Operations and the PCI-DSS compliance officer, even if not using the systems above.

All payment systems must be confirmed as PCI-DSS compliant and the following policies must be adhered to: 


Payments to Students

Staff are reminded that all ad hoc, one-off payments to students should be made through the Online Student Payment System.  Any recurrent payments (i.e. spanning more than two consecutive months)  should be made through issue of a contract by Human Resources.