Computer Leasing For Schools & Colleges

Industry-Leading Computer Leasing For Schools In The UK

Why use Axis for computer leasing for schools?

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Axis leasing has been providing computer leasing for schools & colleges in the UK since the 1980s, we even helped develop the first leasing contracts for IT in schools.

There is no doubt about the growth in which technology is being adopted in schools throughout the UK and has become an essential teaching aid. We understand this and it’s why computer leasing for schools & colleges is at the forefront of our minds. We offer flexible financing solutions that are compliant with funding guidelines. This is crucial in helping schools adapt to the ever-changing landscape in today’s technological age.

Whether you are a state school, college, academy, multi-academy trust, special needs, or higher education – we can walk you through how computer leasing for schools and colleges can benefit you and talk you through our flexible funding options to support your ICT infrastructure. 

What are the benefits of computer leasing for schools and colleges?

Computer leasing for schools and colleges is a sustainable way to acquire new computer equipment for your school. Schools can spread the cost of the lease over 1 to 5 years depending on the asset, meaning it free’s up cash to be used elsewhere.  

Acquiring new computer equipment for your school through leasing also means you can plan for upgrades much more easily giving you unrivalled flexibility by only paying for the usage and not the full cost of the asset. This helps you stay ahead and always allows you to have the best computer equipment for your school or college. 

Here are some other benefits to computer leasing for schools & colleges:

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Computer leasing for schools & colleges can help steady your cashflow.

Risk management

The risk of ownership lies with the funder not the school.

Flexible leasing term

Finance is available for 1 to 7 years depending upon the assets and their lifespan (pianos for instance last longer than computers!).


With leasing, you can plan for upgrades of computers and other high tech assets much more easily.

Easier Budgeting

It is easier to budget and plan for computer upgrades avoiding obsolescent equipment.


Simple to arrange and we can settle outstanding leases

Flexible Payment options

For computer leasing for schools & colleges, we provide flexible payments options (even termly rentals for the private sector).

Computer Operating Leases For Schools & Colleges

To lease computers for your school or college, an operating lease is your best option as it compies with education legislation and funding guidelines within the UK.

The Institute of School Business Leadership (Previously the NASBM) states:

An Operating Lease is the only type of lease agreement that state funded schools (local authority or Academy) can enter into without prior approval. No other form of finance (such as hire purchase) may be entered into by a school as this is a prohibited form of borrowing.

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What are the benefits?

What computer equipment and services can be leased by schools & colleges?

Computer leasing for schools and colleges is by far the biggest enquiry for leasing due to the nature of the asset.  However, there is very little we cannot finance within the education sector.  Below are some examples of what you can lease for your school, but if you cannot see what you are looking for, please contact us and we will try to assist.

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Desktop PC's

Tablets & iPads

CAD Software

Classroom Entry System

Information Security Systems

Web Design

Cloud Services, subscription software & Support


Virtual Reality Equipment

Wireless Networks

Lab Equipment


Mini Busses

Not sure where to start with computer leasing for schools?  Let’s have a chat…

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Why Do Schools Lease Computers?

Computer Leasing for schools has been around for a very long time and is sensible way to acquire new assets. By spreading the cost of an invoice over a term ranging from 1 to 7 years, you are also spreading the VAT.

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Operating Leases Explained

An Operating Lease is the only type of lease agreement that state funded schools (local authority or Academy) can enter into without prior approval.

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Laptops For Students

Our Laptops for Students programme can be the solution for many schools who struggle to afford new equipment. It has the benefit of bridging the home school divide, in which the students’ use of computers at home is monitored and valuable out of school hours learning opportunities are not lost.

Why our schools trust us with their computrer leasing...

UK IT Leasing specialists

Over 20 years of experience in the education leasing sector

Award Winning IT leasing company

Winners of Inaugural Societe Generale UK Broker Award (April - June 2019)

Authorised member of the Financial Conduct Authority

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We have worked with some of the UK's largest institutions

“We have been using Axis Leasing for our business funding since 2014. No asset type appears to be a problem. They have funded software licences, computer equipment and even surveying equipment imported from Sweden. In all cases the paperwork is straight forward and the process is so simple. We would recommend them to any company.”

If you have any particular computer leasing requirements for your school or college then please contact us and we’ll do our best to help.