Delivering outstanding value to the Higher Education sector through collaborative framework agreements

NEUPC Utilises a partnership approach to provide collaborative procurement expertise, guidance and agreements that are aligned to, and actively support members’ needs, values and objectives.

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Our vision

In partnership with members, deliver collaborative procurement support to enhance academic excellence, creativity and a sustainable business model.

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The North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium Ltd (NEUPC) is a not-for profit professional buying organisation, owned by our members and...

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NEUPC is one of six Higher Education regional purchasing consortia in the UK that lets and manages framework agreements on behalf of its members.

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Responsible Procurement

The Social Value Act (2012) places responsibilities on contracting authorities in the Public Sector to consider economic, social and environmental...

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Category groups

We work with members to create, shape, and implement framework agreements that encourage collaborative spending. By partnering with national colleagues we are able to streamline our work and maximise benefits from supplier markets.

Audio Visual

NEUPC is the contracting authority for the sector’s £300m four-year inter-regional Audio Visual...

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The NEUPC eProcurement Group leads the shared eTender portal project and focuses on coordinating...

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This is the group The Estates Category Group manages collaborative procurement activity in the...

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NEUPC is the contracting authority for the sector’s £280m four-year inter-regional Furniture...

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IT & Telecoms This Group combines the formerly separate IT and Telecoms Groups and includes Managed...

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NE5 Estates and Construction

The NE5 Estates Category Group manages collaborative procurement activity for five Universities...

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Office Supplies

To join the Office Supplies category group - register online and select your groups of interest: www...

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The NEUPC supports the National Mail Operations Group, providing procurement guidance to the group...

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Professional Services

The range of framework agreements managed within this category is highly diverse. Commodities...

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Responsible Procurement Group

Responsible Procurement Group Category Manager NEUPC Responsible Procurement Group Category Manager...

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Soft FM

This Category has agreements covering a range of premises-related commodities with various...

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STEMed & Laboratories

The NEUPC Laboratory Commodity consists of over 20 main agreements, which cover Laboratory Chemicals...

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The NEUPC Travel Group is focused mainly on the Travel Management Services framework, which accounts...

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Featured News

Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the Higher Education procurement industry, such as new frameworks, policies, and opportunities.


13th June 2024

UKUPC Market Insights Documents June 2024

The latest quarterly UKUPC Market Insight Documents (June2024) are now available. The full detailed report, provided for UKUPC members by the...

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7th June 2024

Managing Director Role - NEUPC

With the retirement of our current Head of Consortium, we are seeking an experienced and visionary leader to build on our established successes and...

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20th March 2024

UKUPC Strategy Day: Review of activity and next steps.

Earlier this month, colleagues from across the UKUPC partners (APUC. HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC, SUPC, TUCO and TEC) gathered in York to attend a...

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Excel in your Procurement career with NEUPC's industry recognised qualifications

NEUPC is the first and only UKUPC Higher Education consortium to be approved as a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Study Centre, meaning we are able to deliver high quality, competitively priced CIPS qualifications to members of the UK universities purchasing consortia.

Our courses are unique as they are contextualised within the Higher Education sector, with training delivered through either blended or distance learning.

Featured Events

Your go-to source for staying connected with the latest procurement insights. From conferences and webinars to workshops and networking events, we have something for everyone.

Office Supplies

Office Supplies Category Group Meeting March

Date: Tuesday 7th March 2024 Time: 10.30am - 12.30 pm Hosted: Online via Teams For more information, please contact Paul Eagleton

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