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Print Services

Binding, laminating and dissertation printing

We offer comb and heat binding, laminating for multiple paper sizes, and printing and binding for your dissertation.

Our binding, laminating and dissertation printing services are available to all students at our York campus.

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Dissertation printing


We offer 2 types of binding:

  • Comb binding
  • Heat binding

Both types of binding are priced at £1.50 per document or dissertation.

If you have already printed your document, visit the Information Services desk in the Fountains building to arrange to have it bound.

If you would like us to print your document and bind it, you can email your electronic file to


We can laminate your work using high quality laminating pouches which are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

Prices per sheet are as follows:

  • A4 sheet: 50p
  • A3 sheet: 80p
  • A2 sheet: £3.00
  • A1 sheet: £5.00

Find out more about this service by emailing

Dissertation printing

Some departments require you to submit a printed version of your dissertation. We can print and bind your dissertation for you, according to your course's specification. Alternatively, if you prefer to print the document yourself we can bind it for you.

How to request printing or binding

If you would us to print and/or bind your dissertation, email it as a PDF attachment to

In your email please state your requirements, including:

  • Single-sided or double-sided printing
  • Colour or black and white printing
  • Comb binding or heat binding (comb binding is the most popular choice for dissertations)
  • Your contact details


Print Services aims to turn around all dissertation work within 24 hours.

For example, a dissertation submitted to us at 10.00am on a Monday will be ready to collect no later than 10.00am on Tuesday.


Prices for dissertation printing and binding are as follows:

  • A4 black and white printing: 4p per side
  • A4 colour printing: 15p per side
  • Binding: £1.50 per dissertation
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