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Buying IT - staff

Staff can buy discounted computing equipment from Getech.

Buy with a credit or debit card from the general Getech Student Store, or with a Met card from the dedicated Manchester Metropolitan Met Card Student Store.

  • Go to the Met Card website
  • Click the box which says 'Books & IT Products'
  • Two links appear - click on the second one which says 'IT products and accessories from the Getech Student Store'
  • Log in where prompted with your normal University ID number and password
  • Shop for the equipment of your choice, following the onscreen directions.

Don't have a Met Card?

Sign up for one here.

Microsoft discounts for staff

Staff wishing to buy specially discounted software for work-related use at home (£10 per program) can go to mmu.ac.onthehub.com, from where you will be asked log in to the University’s eResources Login page.

NB: These offers are only available while you are employed by the University. When you leave, you will need to either uninstall the software or purchase a new licence.

This offer includes:

  • MS Project Professional 2016
  • MS Visio Professional 2016
  • Windows 10 / 8.1 / 7 

Buying IT - students

There are many offers available for Manchester Metropolitan students to purchase discounted hardware or software including Apple products.

You can now use your Met Card to purchase selected hardware from Getech with enhanced warranty via a national purchasing agreement at specially discounted prices. This means you can use your loan or bursary to buy computing equipment for your course with these added benefits:

  • A great price on a wide range of high-specification equipment
  • Delivery to your home address
  • Scheme arranged under the UCISA National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA)
  • Three years parts and labour manufacturer warranty on equipment covered under the NDNA (International warranty for first year) and enhanced UK service arrangements via Getech

To take advantage of this offer:

  • Go to the Met Card website
  • Click the box which says 'Books & IT Products'
  • Two links appear - click on the second one which says 'IT products and accessories from the Getech Student Store'
  • Log in where prompted with your normal University ID number and password
  • Shop for the equipment of your choice, following the onscreen directions.

There are a number of things you need to bear in mind, however:

  • You can spend up to a maximum of £1,750 per year
  • You can buy either one PC and one tablet, or one laptop and one tablet per year, but not all three (plus peripheral equipment, up to the maximum value given above)
  • You must have enough credit on your Met Card for your purchase when you come to the checkout - you can't top it up with other means of payment.

Remember

You can top up your Met card and access more Met Card services here on the Met Card Top Up page.

If you'd just like to browse the selection of equipment on offer without buying, take a look at the Getech Manchester Metropolitan Met Card Student Store.

Discounted software

For a wide range of discounted software,have a look at Pugh's Computers at students.pugh.co.uk.

You may also be interested in the selection of Apple products offered by the Getech Manchester Metropolitan Met Card Student Store. To make a purchase, sign in here with your Met Card. Don't have a Met Card? Sign up for one here.

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