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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Southampton: Provision of a Student Bursary Scheme Online Store
Document Ref:
443300-2019
Document Type:
Prior information notice with call for competition
Published By:
Solent University
Date Published:
20 September 2019
Deadline Date:
17 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Advance notice regarding a procurement for the provision of a student bursary online store. The University funds various bursaries to students and wishes to engage with a supplier, with a proven track record of providing students with access to a one stop shop solution, to obtain a variety of learning materials using these funds via an online account and/or smart cards. Students should also be able to make additional personal payments to top up these funds. A wide variety of goods should be available via the suppliers online store, including but not limited to IT equipment, stationery, books and e-books.

Notice Details

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Solent University

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

UK

Contact person: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

Telephone: +44 2382013604

E-mail: inez.scudder@solent.ac.uk

NUTS: UKJ32

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.solent.ac.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of a Student Bursary Scheme Online Store

Reference number: 19/FIN/85

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48217000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Advance notice regarding a procurement for the provision of a student bursary online store. The University funds various bursaries to students and wishes to engage with a supplier, with a proven track record of providing students with access to a one stop shop solution, to obtain a variety of learning materials using these funds via an online account and/or smart cards. Students should also be able to make additional personal payments to top up these funds. A wide variety of goods should be available via the suppliers online store, including but not limited to IT equipment, stationery, books and e-books.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

22110000

79900000

30213000

30199000

30190000

30162000

30237200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ32

Main site or place of performance:

Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hants SO14 0YN.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The purpose of this PIN is to give advance notice the University intends to arrange a contract for the provision of a student bursary scheme online store. The University funds various bursaries to students and wishes to engage with a supplier, with a proven track record of providing students with access to a one stop shop solution, to obtain a variety of learning materials using these funds via an online account and/or smart cards (which would be provided as part of the solution by the successful bidder). Students should also be able to make additional personal payments to top up these funds. A wide variety of goods should be available via the online store, including but not limited to IT equipment, stationery, books and e-books. The University may also wish to open the solution up to its wider student community at some point during the contract lifetime. It is anticipated that there could be up to 2 000 students entitled to a bursary during any 1 year The contract value currently stated reflects the maximum level of spend anticipated should the maximum awards be made, however, there is no guaranteed level of spend as bursary volumes, awards and spend will vary. Expressions of interest are invited from organisations who believe they have the relevant experience and a current solution with a proven track record, ideally within the HE environment, to fulfil the requirements outlined above. Interested parties are required to express their interest by submitting a brief summary of their experience and capability by 12.00 on 16.10.2019 via the University's e-Tendering portal (https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent). If the University decides there is sufficient interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers, it may decide to proceed with a procurement exercise via further advertisement. The specific procurement process selected will depend upon responses received to this PIN — call for competition.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

The procurement process for this PIN and any future related procurement process will be managed via the University's e-Tendering portal — https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 17/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures

24/11/2019

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Solent University

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

UK

Telephone: +44 2382013604

E-mail: inez.scudder@solent.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Solent University

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

UK

Telephone: +44 2382013604

E-mail: inez.scudder@solent.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Solent University

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

UK

Telephone: +44 2382013604

E-mail: inez.scudder@solent.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/09/2019

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