Procurement of IT Equipment

The Office of Procurement Services (OPS) is responsible for end-to-end acquisition and asset management on behalf of the university, including:

  • Procurement
  • Deployment
  • Disposal
  • IT leased asset management

The University has a standard offering of IT hardware available for procurement via the iProcurement Shopfront. For matters related to IT Equipment, contact Procurement Services via a WesternNow General Enquiry, or

Software and Hardware

Restricted Items

All software and hardware are considered Restricted Items. The University has authorised certain business units to negotiate and secure contracts for particular goods and/or services on its behalf.  Only those nominated areas are authorised to procure for these items.

Refer to the Restricted Items Knowledge Article (opens in a new window) for specific items and processes.

Software Licences

The University maintains a library of software available for use on University owned/leased machines. Some licences are free of additional charge whilst others are chargeable. Procurement Services is responsible for maintaining the library and ensuring software licensing across the University is managed in accordance with the legal obligations that accompany each piece of software. To ensure licensing compliance, all software requests must be processed through Procurement Services.