CoreHR for Higher Education


Why CoreHR for Higher Education?

Access to key analytics, the ability to recruit and retain the best global talent and the need to streamline HR functionality and increase efficiencies are key trends in the Higher Education sector, not to mention the annual HESA Report that’s such a huge undertaking for teams right across Higher Education institutions. With many years’ experience working together with Higher Education bodies across the UK and Ireland, CoreHR has developed a range of solutions finely tuned to the unique needs of this exciting industry. Our solutions simplify complex organisational structures and take the hassle out of multi-post management by streamlining reporting structures.

The CoreHESA module has been developed specifically to give organisations access to the data they need for the annual HESA Report in a speedy and simple manner. Meanwhile, cutting edge recruitment and talent management solutions help organisations build a world-class team of academics and faculty staff. The entire suite of solutions helps reduce the administrative burden on HR teams, delivering significant cost savings and allowing your people focus on the strategic issues that will drive growth and high-performance across the organisation. Our solutions have helped some of the UK and Ireland's leading HEIs reduce recruitment advertising costs by 72%, reduce payroll processing time by 30% and reduce HR support desk calls by 25%. Let us help you do the same!

Online Recruitment - Attract, hire and onboard the world's best academic talent with a powerful and engaging online recruitment solution

Post Management - Manage the highly complex, multi-post HEI environments throughout the employee lifecycle

Mobile Self-Service - Engage employees with a fully mobile solution that allows them to take control of their working lives any time, anywhere

HESA Reporting - Take the pain out of HESA reporting with easy collection, collation and delivery of all required data

Payroll - A powerful, fully integrated payroll solution allows you process your payroll from a single, user-friendly dashboard

Key Features

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Recruitment & Onboarding

Manage the entire recruitment process from requisition to onboarding on one fully integrated platform. CoreHR's online Recruitment solution is packed with functionality, helping you to rapidly recruit and onboard the world’s top talent, driving the success and growth of your organisation.

Talent Management

A powerful Cloud solution, CoreTalent enables managers to easily identify top talent, develop employees' skills and measure and reward performance, driving a motivated and high performing workforce.

Mobile Self-Service

Engage your employees with powerful mobile capability that allows them to manage their work schedules, request leave, access payslips, file expenses and much, much more on the go.

Real-Time Analytics 

Measure organisational and workforce performance and empower managers and decision makers with access to real-time, graphical in-application analytics and drill down reporting. CoreHR’sanalytics module is powerful yet easy to use solution, providing your team with highly flexible reporting capabilities, including diversity reports, HESA reports, and the creation of custom and ad-hoc reports based on real-time data.


CoreHR’s award winning, fully integrated cloud Payroll solution is used by hundreds of leading organisations across the UK, Ireland and overseas. We operate on a global level and our Payroll Software is HMRC and Revenue Commissioners accredited.

HR Director

Manage your transactional and transformational HR process on a single platform

Happy Customers
  • “Within the payroll team performance is better and day to day transactions and processing are taking less time. With CoreHR the time to complete the generation and validation process for payroll has been reduced by 30%.”

    Regina Doyle, Senior Analyst Programmer, NUI Galway

  • “Thanks to the CoreHR upgrades team we have had a good experience in our recent upgrade to V23 which will enable us to continue on our journey with CoreHR; expanding Employee and Manager Self-Service processes, improving our HR operational processes and completing our implementation programme. I believe our success was down to good planning on both sides and adopting a partnership approach to the project.”

    Angela Hitchen, Head of HR Systems and Data, University of Liverpool

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