The University encourages interest from new suppliers and maintains an approved supplier list of suppliers that have either successfully been awarded tenders, or are on framework agreements for supply of goods or services such as stationary, print taxi services, laboratory equipment supplies, industrial gas supply, to name a few.
Tender opportunities are advertised on the following electronic portals:
From this web site you can:
This is the EU Journal where tenders of a value in excess of £172k are published).
Any supplier may download tender documents for University tenders which are advertised from time to time on this website and submit a return. High level details of the tender requirement and instructions for obtaining further information and tender documents are detailed in the notice.
The University also buys off framework agreements put in place and managed by the Southern Universities Procurement Consortium. (SUPC). The above link provides full details on becoming an SUPC supplier.