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Black and White and Colour Printers in the Computer Labs

Printing in the Student Computing Areas

Black and white printing is 5 pence per page
Colour printing is 20 pence per page.
Further details on print charges, including preferential rates, are available on the Smart Card pages. 


Printing at the Computer Shop (The McClay Library)

  • Specialist colour printing.  Print charges are as follows (single printouts can be obtained in person):
Paper TypeSizeCost
Standard A3 45p
Standard A4 30p
Glossy A3 55p
Glossy A4 40p
Soft sheen A4 35p
Transparency A4 90p
  • Large Scale Plotting (e.g. for poster production) Print charges are as follows:
Paper typeSizeCost
Satin-finish photo A0 or A1 £15
Satin-finish photo A2 £8
  • Email with file as an attachment. Please detail size of output and date the plot is required. Your staff/student number & contact phone number is also required.
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  • Please submit the poster for printing at least 3 working days before it is required as there are times when the plotter is heavily used which may cause delays.
  • We cannot trim the output to size or laminate the output. 
  • When collecting the output, please bring for example a telescopic drawing tube, to provide added protection.
  • Posters will not be given out until payment has been received
  • Payment can be made for specialist colour printing/large scale plotting to the Computer Shop in the McClay Library, either in cash or using a Departmental Project Code.


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