Design, Print & Photography

Printing and photocopying

We provide a quick, professional and cost-effective photocopying and printing service. We can offer a 'while you wait' or same-day service for smaller jobs. For larger jobs, please call for a timescale.

Sometimes we can't offer an instant over the counter service. All jobs are queued. At peak times, such as in September or October, there can be up to a four-hour turnaround for printing jobs.


We can print a range of items for you, including:

Academic papers

  • theses
  • dissertations
  • lecture notes
  • Board of Studies papers.

Business materials

  • committee papers
  • invitations
  • catalogues
  • name badges
  • seating plans
  • menus.

Promotional materials

  • posters
  • maps
  • programmes
  • leaflets
  • flyers.

View our guidance on submitting files to print.

Download the correct version of the University of Bath logo to insert into your document.

Please see our price list for all costs.

Private print jobs

We also handle private jobs such as:

  • wedding invites
  • orders of service
  • invitations
  • greetings cards
  • posters
  • place names
  • menus
  • labels
  • tickets.

Printing production lead times

Product Lead time
Committee papers Four hours
Dissertations Four hours
Lecture notes 24 hours
Lithographic brochures. leaflets, flyers etc Five working days from approval of proof. More complex jobs such as folders and perfect bound books lead time TBC.
Lithographic forms Five working days from proof approval and Agresso order
Name badges - magnetic and cards in holders Seven working days
Place names and menus Two working days from proof approval and Agresso order
Posters 24 hours, express service four hours
Thesis - printing & soft binding 48 hours
Thesis - printing & hard binding 7 to 10 days


Ensure that your photocopying work is submitted in good time to allow for its completion within service hours.

We would prefer a digital copy of your document rather than a hard copy of your document.

View photocopying prices.

If you require coloured paper or acetate covers please contact IDPS for an estimate using the details below.

Contact us

For any other queries about copying or printing contact or call us on  01225 384927.