Working with over 95% of the HE sector, Academia are an experienced IT solutions provider, delivering a wide range of Hardware, Software and services tailored toward the Education sector. We are a privately owned UK-based company, with offices throughout the UK. You will have an aligned Account Manager and access to the experience and knowledge of our Solution Specialists. Our framework presence also allows for a quick and compliant route to market.

Why Academia?


Your dedicated account manager will work with IT, departmental contacts and procurement teams in managing expectations whilst ensuring communications are smooth and consistent. Our Solution Specialists are competent of supporting projects from conception to implementation across a huge range of common challenges the sector face including, Cyber Security, Software Licensing, Data Management, Document Management, Creative Solutions, Mobile Device Management etc.

Rank 1 on the Software License Resellers Agreement

18 years' experience supplying software to education

Dedicated account manager supported by product specialists

You already use us! Academia have supplied IT to every University in the UK

We will try and source any application

E-procurement integration and bespoke web stores

Procurement services, to help expedite procurement activities whilst delivering due diligence

Huge range of complimentary services from consultancy to delivery

We are an Adobe Elite Education Partner, Adobe Platinum Reseller and VMware Enterprise Solution Provider

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Asset Management


Our experienced software team have been supplying IT asset management solutions into education for over 10 years. Get in touch to find out how we can help with compliance and cost savings through efficiently managing your estate.




EProcurement integration and the supply of bespoke web stores is available, allowing us to streamline the order process and take away the headache from IT and purchasing.


Pre and Post Sales


From technical to admin related requests, we pride ourselves on a positive customer experience and take pre/post sales queries very seriously. Speak to your account manager or our customer services team who are happy to help.


Hosted Applications


Our resilient UK data centres allow us to offer hosted and fully managed solutions to our customers, reducing the need for internal resource and infrastructure. This can also help support a shift towards OPEX expenditure.

Software Framework Overview

Academia have been successful on several Educational framework agreements for the supply of software. Most notable would be the Software License Resellers Agreement (SLRA), which is available to members of the SUPC, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, and the CPC. The framework consists of 6 lots and allows members to direct the first ranked supplier. Academia are proud to be 1st ranked supplier on the following lots:

Lot 2a Adobe ETLA

Site licences, multi-site or unlimited

Lot 2b Adobe CLP/VIP

CLP Agreement (perpetual licenses), VIP Agreement (named user/device licenses) and other adobe products

Lot 3 VMware

VMware software and licenses including support, maintenance, renewals and associated services including consultancy

Lot 4 Other Software

Miscellaneous software and licenses including support and associated services, maintenance and renewals. Commercial off the shelf software and licenses including support, maintenance and renewals.

Lot 5 Software Services

Software services including cloud optimisation services, cloud readiness services, software asset management

With members able to direct award such a huge range of solutions whilst benefiting from our Account Management and presales support, we have developed strategic relationships with many Educational customers adding value through knowledge, experience, partnerships and ease of procurement.

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