We are proud to have been awarded preferred supplier status on a number of National and Regional Frameworks covering the supply of software and hardware. These include:

2016 – 2021

Apple Equipment and Services

The Universities Apple Computer Group (UACG) launched a tender to renew the existing Apple Higher Education framework agreement that has been the leading supply channel for Apple equipment to the UK HE sector for the past 17 years.


2021 – 2024

Software Licence Reseller Agreement

Academia has been awarded on five lots of the Software License Resellers Agreement as the first ranked supplier for the supply of Adobe, VMware, Other Software and Software Services.

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2019 – 2022

CCS: RM6103 Education Technology

Crown Commercial Service released the latest iteration of the ICT Services for Education Framework with the latest RM6103 Education Technology Framework. This framework is applicable to all education institutions including but not limited to schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, colleges and universities.


2020 – 2023

IT Related Accessories and Parts

Academia are proud to be a supplier on the latest release of ITRAP. Available for all regional higher education purchasing consortia members.

2020 – 2022

CPC Desktop Framework

The Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) is owned and run on behalf of the Further Education Sector and represents the interests of 2700+ Colleges, Academies and Schools throughout the UK.


2020 – 2023

Oasis: ICT Goods and Services

Oasis Community Learning (OCL) was set up in 2004 with the express purpose of transforming learning, lives and communities through the development of the Oasis Academies. OCL has grown to be one of the largest sponsors of academies in the UK with around fifty primary and secondary schools.

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2020 – 2023

RM6147 Technology Online Purchasing

The Technology Online Purchasing Content framework enables Academia to provide customers with a range of commoditised technology hardware and software products.


2020 – 2023

Broadcast and Integration Framework

The North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) launched a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of broadcast equipment and integration services in the United Kingdom this year, awarding a place for the Academia Group following a formal tender process.


2020 – 2023

EdTech Schools Programme

Caerphilly CBC, working in conjunction with the Welsh Government and all twenty-two local authorities in Wales, are leading on the development of a single procurement channel via a Dynamic Purchasing System (“DPS”) for local authorities to purchase technology products and associated services on behalf of their schools.

Under EU Directive 2004/18/EC, public sector organisations are required to make use of Framework Agreements when spending public funds. Purchasing consortia are now increasing sharing framework agreements in a bid to drive efficiency in the sector.

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