Current tender opportunities


The University advertises many of its tendering opportunities on In-Tend

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Listed below are details of requirements for which the University is currently seeking tenders, as well as those that have recently closed.


Card Acquiring Tender  

Tender Ref: GOLD0451

The University’s current contract for merchant services is due to expire and tenders are being invited for a new contract to commence in November 2017.  

This tender is for the provision of Merchant Services for processing, authorisation and settlement of the University’s debit and credit transactions via all payment channels including: customer present (Chip and PIN/contactless payments), customer not present (Mail Order / Telephone Order) and online (e-commerce).  

The University is seeking to develop efficient and cost-effective merchant service arrangements which will be capable of meeting future market and technological changes, and which will meet, and often exceed user expectations.  It is looking for a relationship with an organisation which it can be confident will fulfil all the University’s current and future requirements.

It is important that any potential acquiring partner can add value through an effective dedicated corporate support team backed up by a proactive education sector specialist Relationship Manager.

Interested parties should log onto the College Procurement portal In-Tend to express interest in this project.
Completed tenders must be uploaded onto In-Tend by 12.00 noon on 30/06/17 to be considered.


  Target date
Dispatch of Invitation to Tender 30 May 2017
Closing date for receipt of questions 16 June 2017
Closing date for Response to ITT by 12.00hrs 30 June 2017
Invitation to attend clarification meeting 14 July 2017
Presentation/Clarification meetings 31 July 2017
Preferred Bidder Decision made and communicated By 4 August 2017
10 day Standstill Period To Follow
Contract discussions, agreement & signing August 2017
Development & Delivery of Implementation Plan August/September 2017
Contract start / On-boarding Complete November 2017


Request for Proposals for Development partner for Loring Sports Ground

Tender Reference: GOLD0458

Goldsmiths, University of London are seeking proposals from interested parties to make a significant investment in the sports and changing facilities at its sports grounds in Sidcup (South London) in return for a long-term strategic partnership and leasehold opportunity.

Interested parties should log onto the College Procurement portal In-Tend to express interest in this project.  Completed expressions should be uploaded onto In-Tend by 12.00 noon on Monday 31st July 2017 to be considered.