Student print services

‌Dissertation printing

We offer a cost-effective, timely dissertation printing service, with a choice of bindings. We use a standard A4 90gsm silk stock for printing dissertations. Detailed content that requires a larger, A3 format (such as diagrams) can be accommodated by folding an A3 sheet to A4 size.

To discuss your requirements, please visit us during office opening hours or email print-services@bristol.ac.uk.

Document set-up tips

  • Choose A4 page layout size
  • Allow a minimum right-hand margin of 20mm
  • Save files as PDFs

Timescale

We can normally soft bind your printed work while you wait. For comb and wire binding please allow four working hours. Allow at least one working day for both printing and binding your work and two working days for hardback binding. If you wish to change pages at a later stage, there is a £5 charge for rebinding (soft, comb or wire binding only).

Placing an order

To submit your job, please complete the External Request Form (Office document, 94kB) and return it with your PDF file to print-services@bristol.ac.uk. Within 12 hours (in busy periods this could be longer) you will receive a confirmation email with your job number and confirmation of the cost with a link to enable you to make payment using the Online Shop.  On receipt of payment we will proceed with your print job (normally 24 hours required to complete print jobs). Please note that there is a minimum charge of £2.50 per order.

Collection and delivery

Please collect your dissertation from Print Services. Alternatively, we can deliver free of charge to your department or to the Exams Office.

Dissertation FAQs

Conference posters

For more information on printing conference posters, visit our posters and banners section. 

Student event materials

We can help with all types of printed promotional materials for student-related events. Please contact us for advice and price information.

Student print services

Our Student Services flyer (PDF, 163kB) showcases all of our services.

Student print request form 

Please complete a copy of the External Request Form (Office document, 94kB) when submitting a print order.