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SRUC Procurement

Annual Report, Strategy and Policy

Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.

Corporate Procurement

SRUC’s Corporate Procurement Team supports the purchase of the goods, services and works required to support our business activities. SRUC employs circa. 1,500 staff, and operates from over 50 locations across Scotland and the North of England.

Opportunities to do Business

Scottish Government Procurement

In line with the requirements of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and Scottish Government recommended best practice, SRUC advertises contracts for the provision of goods, services and works through Public Contracts Scotland (PCS). SRUC’s use of PCS provides businesses of all sizes including micro, small and medium sized, the opportunity to compete for our business within an open, fair, sustainable and ethical environment.

In order to get up to date information on work being tendered by SRUC and the wider Scottish Public Sector, SRUC encourages all current and potential suppliers to register as a supplier on PCS. In addition, the Scottish Government has developed a Supplier Journey which provides guidance on how to bid for public sector goods, services and health and social care contracts. Further details of the Supplier Journey can be found here: 


To secure best value, the Procurement Team lets bespoke contracts and also makes use of framework agreements which have been tendered nationwide. The Procurement landscape in Scotland has 3 categories:



Further Information


National Contracts

Scottish Government Procurement


Sectorial Contracts

Universities & Colleges Procurement


Local Contracts

Public Contracts in Scotland

SRUC Contracts Register

Under the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, Part3, Section 35, SRUC is required to maintain a register of contracts.

View a copy of SRUC's contract register.

All queries realting to SRUC's contract register should be directed by email to Please include the contract reference number in your email title.

SRUC Procurement

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.