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Software and Hardware

Corporate Apps

The University's corporate applications are available to members of the public, staff and students. They hold a wide range of corporate information in a number of integrated systems. The main applications are listed below. Access to many of these is via: 

The CIS PortalProviding a first class, best value, information service to support learning, teaching, research and the management of the University.

Teaching and Learning


Learn is the University's e-learning system.

Questionmark Perception

Questionmark Perception provides computer aided assessment facilities.


The Loughborough University Student Information system (LUSI), provides facilities for administrative and academic staff.




Lupin (Loughborough University Publication Information system) is a database of current and historic research outputs published by Loughborough University authors. It integrates fully with the Institutional Repository, so provides a single entry point for publications information at the University.

  • LUPINAccess to the LUPIN system.
  • LUPIN FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions can be found within the Quick Start guides once you have logged in.



This service supports the deposit and storage of Research Data. In large part, this is to meet the RCUK (Research Council UK) requirement that research data should be made publically available.


Agresso Costing and Pricing

Agresso Costing and Pricing is used for managing the costings of research projects.

Please refer to the Finance section for further details and guidance

Student Services


Kx provides functionality for managing student accommodation.

Human Resources


Trent is the University's corporate Human Resources system, covering Payroll and Personnel functions.

Business Objects

Business Objects is a management reporting tool used to report on Human Resources data held within Trent.



Agresso is the corporate finance system.

  • AgressoFinance System Frequently Asked Questions


ALBACS is used for electronic transfer of money between bank accounts using BACS facilities.

Facilities Management

Access Control

Access Control (Esi and Symmetry) develops and supports, for the Facilities Management department, the Space Management system (Archibus from Exitech) and the Estates Management Information system (ESMI, an in-house Oracle system).

Space and Estate Managment

Space(Archibus) and Estate Management(Esmi) the Space Management system (Archibus from Exitech) and the Estates Management Information system (ESMI, an in-house Oracle system). These include functions for building code management, management of jobs (planned maintenance and reactive) in Facilities Management and management of car parking for staff and students.


Wallchart is used as a central room booking system.

Marketing and Communications


Achiever, the Student CRM system, is used to manage the relationship with prospective students and applicants.


Tharsterns is used for print estimating and costing.


Imagebank stores a wide range of photographic images of the University, primarily for use in marketing and publicity material and on web sites.