Opportunities and Routes
The route to become a supplier to the University or wider Higher Education / Further Education Sector is to check for tender opportunities issued by the following. This will provide the opportunity to put forward details of your company and the goods and/or services you supply.
OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union)
High Value Contracts (UK, National & Institutional)
TED (Tenders Electronic Daily)
Alternative source of above opportunities
Procurement Scotland, (formerly the National Procurement centre of Expertise) is the organisation tasked with procuring National (Category A) commodities on behalf of all Scottish public bodies. It has been established in response to the Review of Public Sector Procurement in Scotland, which views national and sectoral Centres of Expertise as a major vehicle for driving collaborative, advanced procurement in the public sector.
- Enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges)
Owned by, and working in partnership with Scotland's 61 Universities and Colleges. APUC is working in close partnership with Scotland's further and higher educational institutions to support their teaching, research, social and commercial objectives through the provision of advanced collaborative procurement services and systems that draw from best practice and deliver demonstrable and sustainable value for money (National opportunities).
University of St Andrews e-tendering provider (Non-Estates Tenders)
The University of St Andrews has moved to an e-tendering system - the above link takes you directly to the University of St Andrews In-Tend site. Or alternatively instructions on how to register can be found within the "Suppliers" section in the document named Portal Supplier Registration.
If you wish you can register as a supplier straight away, however projects will only be advertised as and when Procurement are notified of requirements which is dependant on our Schools / Units needs. The University currently advertises tenders on:
- University's Buyer Profile, in the "Suppliers" section of the University website, and below.
- Public Contracts Scotland - http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Details forthcoming, current and completed tenders undertaken by University of St. Andrews.
- Buyer profile: Forthcoming, Current & Awarded Tender Exercises (PDF, 2,767 KB)