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SUPC publishes its Impact Report for 2021/22

Member Update

(10-minute read) We are happy to share our Impact Report for 2021/22. It highlights how members have been making the most of their SUPC memberships and how the SUPC team…
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Servers, Storage and Solutions National Agreement (SSSNA) framework launch

Member Update

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our re-tendered Servers, Storage and Solutions National Agreement (SSSNA) to SUPC members. This improved agreement provides a compliant and responsible route for universities to procure servers, storage…
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An unlikely cash drain – are procurement thresholds costing universities?

Blog

Most university finance and procurement policies require users to obtain multiple quotations when purchasing from ‘non-contracted’ suppliers. In some cases this is to comply with EU Procurement Directives but for most purchases these policies are…
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New Head of Marketing and Communications joins SUMS Group

Member Update

The SUMS Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Parsley as its new Head of Marketing and Communications. Rob adds valuable expertise in content strategy, stakeholder engagement, behavioural insights, and product development. His…
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SUMS Group Appoints New Head of SUPC

The SUMS Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Kopec to the newly created role of Head of SUPC, where he will assume responsibility for the strategic and operational leadership of procurement…
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SUMS Group’s Strategic Partnership with EAUC

University students and staff increasingly expect to see what actions their institutions are taking to become sustainable organisations and contribute towards building a sustainable future. The expectations of many partners, funders and wider society are…
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SUPC helped members achieve £70.9m in savings in 2021/22

Member Update

SUPC adding value to our members SUPC works hard to deliver exceptional value for its members. We’ve just published our 2021/22 SUPC Member Benefits Statements, personalised to individual institutions that demonstrate the value we…
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Join Our Team

The SUMS Group (SUMS) is a dynamic and values-focused organisation dedicated to supporting the UK’s Higher Education sector across our three divisions – SUMS Consulting, the Southern Universities Purchasing…
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