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From Pasta to Procurement: A Student’s Journey to Understanding the Need for Responsible Procurement in Higher Education

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We are all familiar with the procurement profession’s drive and views on embedding responsible procurement into standard practice. However, how do the students that we ultimately serve feel? How aware are they of their influence…
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Managing Risk in Higher Education

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The daily management of operational risks in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is a challenging task. Our perceptions of risk, particularly within contract management, is vital to managing organisational processes effectively over time. Here, SUMS…
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HE Contracts – Upcoming System Maintenance

We would like to highlight to members that the HE Contracts system will be unavailable from 4 pm on Friday 29 July until 9 am on Monday 1 August 2022 to allow for essential…
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The Procurement Picture Show 2021-22

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Did you miss out on our live webinars this year? If so, now is the perfect time to catch up with our Procurement Picture Show. We’ve highlighted some of our key webinars from 2021-22 below,…
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UKUPC Newsletter – July 2022

Member Update

We are pleased to provide the next edition of the UKUPC newsletter to update you on our latest activity. UK Universities Purchasing Consortium (UKUPC), comprised of the regional purchasing consortia (APUC,…
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Launch of the New Graduation Services Framework

Member Update

SUPC members can now access the Graduation Services (Gowns and Photography) PFB5073 LU framework agreement which covers the provision of gown hire and purchase, photography services and one-stop-shop services. This…
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Upcoming Legal Services Events

Member Update

We’re pleased to share the following list of events with members, which we hope will be of interest to your organisation. The following document contains a selection of forthcoming legal services events organised by suppliers…
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Launch of the HE TOMs Guidance and Measurement Framework

Member Update

Social Value Portal has launched its official Social Value guidance and measurement framework specific to the Higher Education (HE) sector. Helping HE bodies to capture, communicate and emphasise the full value…
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