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‘Delivering responsible procurement, providing excellent service and a positive impact locally and globally’

University Finance is operating Business as Usual, with some considerations. Click here for more information



Any hospitality requirements at this time will be met by the University’s Internal Hospitality team. Requests for external caterers will not be processed.   


Staff are asked to consider potential customs delays as a result of Brexit when placing orders. For critical supplies, we advise you buy well in advance and consider buying addition amounts. The Procurement Team are monitoring supply chains. PPE, in particular gloves, is already constrained due to Covid-19 and we will post availability updates here.

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The role of the procurement team is to manage the university's expenditure with external suppliers. This includes sourcing, tendering, contracting and supplier management. The team is responsible for operational procurement, order processing and invoice payment. The travel team also sit within procurement.

Sustainable Procurement

Lancaster University is committed to creating Framework Agreements and Contracts that promote ethical and sustainable procurement activity. For Lancaster University, Sustainable Procurement supports wider social, economic and environmental objectives in ways that offer real long term benefits and helps us to achieve our goal of delivering value for money for the institution. 

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