Policies and procedures
The policies, procedures and guidance that govern how and what we can buy on behalf of the University.
Purchases under £50,000 - How to Buy Guidance
University procedures for goods and services under £50,000, aligned with "Route One" of the Procurement Journey.
Purchases over £50,000
These purchases are regulated and follow "Route 2" or "Route 3" of the Procurement Journey. You must contact University Procurement before proceeding.
Purchase to Pay Process
Information on the updated purchase to pay process
University Procurement Strategy and Annual Procurement Report
Included here is the University Procurement Strategy, approved by the University Court, as well as category strategies and the Annual Procurement Report.
This policy is being implemented for APUC contracted suppliers and is commended as best practice in sustainable procurement.
The Procurement Journey currently serves as the basis for the University's procurement policies and procedures.