Welcome to the University of Newcastle's Procurement Contracts. Here you will find information to help you navigate the procurement process at all levels of expenditure.

A list of University Purchase Contracts (UPCs) and Registered Suppliers which have been grouped into categories to provide you with relevant and helpful procurement and purchasing information. Some of the Resources available include Supplier services descriptions, experience and capability, Buyer Guides, Contract Terms, Services in Contract, Category Manager contact information and procurement guidelines, forms and templates.

Common Use Agreement - A Common Use Agreement (CUA) is a whole of University standing offer agreement for the supply of specific goods or services commonly used within the University. CUAs are aggregated supply arrangements that enable schools and units to source goods and/or services.

Restricted Use Agreement - A Restricted Use Agreement (RUA) is a University agreement for the supply of specific goods or services that has limited access due to its specifically defined usage (electricity, gas, maintenance services, etc.)

Registered Supplier- A Registered Supplier is one that is already registered within the University's Procure to Pay System. The supplier is an existing creditor with the University.

Standing Offer Agreements - Standing offers are competitively tendered agreements that are used when the University has an ongoing, repetitive requirement for products and/or services, but the exact volume of products or services is not known.

For further assistance using this website please contact our Strategic Procurement Team. For specific Common Use Arrangement (CUA) or Restricted Use Agreement (RUA) usage help, please contact the relevant Category Manager.

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