It's now even easier
to work with Kinetic.
Call off direct without
going to tender.

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Trusted by:

Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC)

Our Software has been ranked No.1 by APUC and their partner consortia for:

  • Student Accommodation Management Systems
  • Conference and Event Management Systems
  • Hotel Management Systems
  • And also Multi-Functional Systems

We have been ranked FIRST against criteria relating to the technical prowess of our products, the way we deliver them to market and support our customers, as well as their value for money. This is fantastic news for the education sector and also means we can now provide a single supplier option for all these systems, without the need to go to tender!

Call off directly from the APUC Framework, simply visit the APUC Buyers Portal and search for Kinetic to find out more!

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Frequently Asked Questions

APUC stands for Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, and is the procurement centre of expertise for Scotlands Universities and Colleges.


The Framework Agreement is accessible to Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) members (Institutions) and affiliated bodies. In addition, the following purchasing consortia and their respective members have agreed in principle to participate in the Framework Agreement:

  • London Universities Purchasing Consortium and its members (LUPC)
  • North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium and its members (NWUPC)
  • North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium and its members (NEUPC)
  • Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales and its members (HEPCW)
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium its members (SUPC)

The framework is also available to any members of:

  • Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA)

You can find the contract terms and all information related to the agreements on the APUC Buyers Portal

This portal provides you with access to a searchable database of collaborative agreements available to your organisation.

Or drop us a message and we will guide you through the information.

There are three ways you can call off direct from APUC:

Direct Award (Ranked)

This is where you can contract directly with the first ranked Contractor - Kinetic

Direct Award (Desktop Evaluation)

This is where all contractors appointed to the Framework must be included.

Mini Competition

This is where all the contractors appointed to the Framework must be invited to submit responses to the Institution’s mini-competition tender document.

GOV.UK G-Cloud

Our systems are now available to purchase via the GOV.UK Digital Marketplace, without the need to go to tender!

Our Student Accommodation and Conferencing and Events Management solutions are available to purchase through the Cloud Software Lot!

Call off direct by visiting the Digital Marketplace to find out more!

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Digital Marketplace is an online service for public sector organisations to find people and technology for digital projects.

Any public sector organisation, including agencies and arm’s length bodies, can buy using the Digital Marketplace.

Through the Digital Marketplace

You can find out more about our specific products available on the Cloud Software lot here: KxStudent, Room Service, and KxConferencing

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