Have you ever had to ask ‘what is the LUPC?’ Find out with this simple explanation from Diversity Travel!

LUPC stands for London Universities Purchasing Consortium. The LUPC builds beneficial purchasing networks for universities and colleges in London. It is a not-for-profit organisation primarily focusing on educational institutions and establishments, however it is also open to other national public and third-sector organisations from the arts and sciences sectors. LUPC members purchase products and services from each other to create a collaborative and reliable supplier network.

As a result of this framework, all agreements made through the LUPC are guaranteed to be compliant with EU public procurement regulations.

Services include (but are not limited to):

  • Catering
  • IT services and support
  • Business travel management
  • Legal services
  • Utilities
  • Office equipment and supplies

A full list of London Universities Purchasing Consortium services is available here.

Other member benefits include:

  • Guaranteed savings
  • Access to an ever growing portfolio of services
  • An active member community
  • Free EU procurement advice
  • Regular LUPC events and magazines
If you would like to become a member of the LUPC click here!

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