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Access to Core Portal

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As a member of staff at Cardiff University, you can now access some of your HR & Payroll Data online in Core Portal. For more information about what is available to you in Core Portal, please visit the following web page 

Access for new staff will be automatically granted on commencement of employment with the University by using your standard network login credentials.  Follow the link below for the login page: 

N.B. This also applies to existing staff members who have not accessed Core|Portal (as of April 2014). Please read the document on the link below for further clarification of this process change 

By logging into your Portal account you agree to the following terms, conditions and guidance:

  1. Never give your login details to another person
  2. Be careful about casual sightings of information on your computer screen
  3. Do not leave your computer unattended
  4. Be aware when using a PC in a public area
  5. Always log out of the system and close your browser
  6. Users are personally responsible for the security of any data downloaded or otherwise removed from the system as a result of their action or inaction
  7. Seek advice from INSRV, the Information Rights Managers or your Line Manager in any situation of doubt
  8. When accessing from outside the University network, you understand that the browser, computer and network security are my responsibility

Access for Line Managers

All University employees will have access to view their own information in Core Portal, but with effect from summer 2014 onwards, Line Managers will have additional features enabled in their accounts to allow them to view information for the employees they manage (for more information go to ).

As these additional features will allow Line Managers to see staff information which is not their own, they will have to sign the following data access agreement;


Should you require any further guidance please contact or or call 029 2087 9777 (ext. 79777)