Coronavirus impacts

Please note that many University buildings are now closed.  Most deliveries are being asked to be delivered to 1-9 Old Park Hill, BS2 8BB.

It is more important than ever that suppliers ONLY ACCEPT orders on reciept of a valid University purchase order.  The PO will detail delivery address and contact for the delivery for any queries.

Also not that we are curently ONLY able to process e-invoices - details via the links below.

Queries to 

Trading with the University

Trading safely with the University

Please be aware of an attempted fraud using the contact details of a procurement team member, a fake purchase order and a spoof email address either or

We will never send purchase orders or credit requests from either of these email addresses. University email addresses end in and orders will only be issued with a unique University purchase order number. Any invoices sent to us without a valid purchase order number will be rejected.

Should you be concerned that an order or application for credit has been received from an unknown source claiming to be the University, then please contact the Procurement Office on +44 (0)117 331 7292.

Deliveries should also only be made to University premises except in exceptional circumstances - again, If you receive a request to deliver goods to a non-University address, please contact us on the number above and quote the Purchasing Order number.

Invoice payment process

Access more information about invoicing the University. All invoices submitted for payment should clearly quote a University of Bristol Purchase Order number. If you haven't been provided with a Purchase Order number. If you haven't been provided with a Purchase Order, please ask the University department making the purchase to provide one.

Terms & conditions

These terms and conditions apply in relation to dealings between the buyer and the seller with reference to the goods or services throughout the University.

Terms and conditions (2020) (PDF, 163kB) 

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