Swansea University

Purchasing cards

The University has adopted the use of purchasing cards for low value purchases or for one off transactions where the supplier will not accept a purchase order e.g. for foreign purchases, conference bookings, travel etc.

Specific procedures and restrictions are laid down in the Purchasing Card User Manual, which must be adhered to by members of staff using purchasing cards to make purchases on behalf of the University :


If you require any further information relating to Purchasing Cards, please contact Alan Davies (29) 5443, in his absence Angela Gill (60)2792 or Laura Miles (60)2779.

The following forms are to be completed for new card applications, signed by HoD/HoC and forwarded to Procurement for approval

Barclaycard Application

Appendix F 2016

Barclaycard Cardholder Training Guide