University of London Digital Transformation Initiatives

About the Customer


The University of London is one of the oldest, largest and most diverse universities in the UK. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognized globally as a world leader in Higher Education.

The University is made up of 18 independent member institutions of outstanding reputation and a number of highly acclaimed central academic bodies and activities. Across the University of London, there are more than 170,000 students studying with the member institutions and at the central University, including in the School of Advanced Study, the Institute in Paris and with our International Programmes.

Scope and Challenges

On 10th May 2017, the University of London has announced that has upgraded its Unit4 Business World Finance solution and implement Human Resources, Payroll, and Research. Hosted in the University’s private cloud, the project will support a modernization strategy and a push to be a “high performing organization that thrives in a changing environment".

Outcome and Implications

Initially, the platform, which is to be implemented by Unit4 partner G7 Business Solutions, will be used by 3,000 fulltime and 500 temporary staff, and the 2,000 academic contractors who mark, invigilate and write exams.

The Company staff are vital to the success of the University and its students.Unit4 Business World will save time by providing a range of tools to easily interact with important operational information. Its flexibility means the staff can configure the systems so the University can quickly adapt its strategy.”


“Unit4 is moving from strength-to-strength in the sector and we are delighted that a world-renowned institution like the University of London is expanding its Unit4 footprint. It’s another indication that we are providing the right digital solutions for the shifting Higher Education landscape," said Derren Nisbet, Managing Director of Unit4 UK and Ireland.

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Enterprise Software & Cloud Applications Purchased by University of London

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UNIT4 Unit4 Business World Unit4 Business World On! Enterprise Resource Planning ERP Financial Management 55000 G7 Business Solutions 2017 2017

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