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ⓘ Fraudulent activities

The University of Cambridge is aware of fraudulent activity where the fraudsters are trying to obtain goods through deception. The main approach used by fraudsters is to send fraudulent Purchase Orders (PO) to suppliers originating from an email address resembling those of the University of Cambridge. The two documents below set out more details regarding the fraudulent activity taking place and actions to take:

Welcome to the University of Cambridge Supplier Portal.

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres, and is a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known worldwide, and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

The University is a confederation of 31 Colleges and 180 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions. It is home to more than 18,000 students from all walks of life and all corners of the world, as well as over 11,000 staff.

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence.  

The University spends over £500m per annum across a range of goods, works and services including:

  • Scientific/Laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Professional services
  • IT equipment and services
  • Capital equipment supporting services
  • Maintenance and minor works
  • Major works
  • Utilities
  • Medical and genomics equipment and supplies
  • C class parts

The University recognizes the important contribution made by its suppliers and with such a broad range of products and services, seeks to partner with those who are most innovative and competitive.

Guidance relating to the Coronavirus 


I was expecting to make a delivery. Should I still deliver it? Where should I deliver it to?

Check delivery arrangements with the department who ordered prior to attempting delivery. If you need further contact details, departmental contacts can be found here.

We will continue to support you and your needs in these difficult times, but please be aware it may take us a little longer than usual to respond to or resolve your queries than in normal times. If you need an urgent response, please Email procurement and we will assist.


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