The safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors are our highest priority. For the latest guidance and updates visit the University's coronavirus information page.
Up to date information about purchasing and sourcing PPE items during this period can be found on our dedicated buying pages.
For suppliers on, or delivering to, the University Campus – Covid-19 Requirements.
Central Procurement Office
Directorate of Finance
The Central Procurement Office supports the University’s strategic vision and operational objectives. We do this by promoting best purchasing practice and a responsible procurement approach by giving due weight to economic, social and environmental issues within purchasing activity. We are committed to assisting the University to deliver value for money across all spend activities, whilst also managing commercial risk, and complying with all applicable legislative obligations.
Modern Slavery Statement
The University of Manchester Modern Slavery Statement 2019
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Contact details for legal affairs at The University of Manchester
We've updated our process for handling new legal proceedings and legal notices.
In light of the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), the University would appreciate any documentation being sent by email (rather than post), to avoid any unnecessary handling of materials. This is to protect the health and wellbeing of staff.
Please email Legal Affairs for electronic versions of legal proceedings and legal notices until further notice.