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Print Room


Need attractive, professional printing at great prices? The Print Room has you covered. We offer a wide range of services including dissertation printing & binding, academic posters, flyers, business cards and much more.

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Print while you wait

Need your print fast? Visit The Print Room with your file as a .pdf (Headingley Campus, James Graham G13) and we'll print while you wait. We are open Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 18:00.

Click and Collect

Send your files to print by 13:00, then collect from 09:00 the next working day,

  1. Log On - Log on using your student ID: theprintroom.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
  2. Upload  - Select your file and upload it to The Print Room
  3. Customise - Select your type of print and customise it to your needs
  4. Collect - Choose which campus you’d like to collect your finished items from
    - City Campus, Campus Shop, Portland Building (LS1 3HE)
    - Headingley Campus, The Print Room, James Graham G13 (LS6 3QS)
  5. Payment – Two ways to pay:
    - Under £20 - Pay on collection 
    - Over £20 - Pay online

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  • Binding Only – If you’ve got your work printed and just need it binding. Bring it along to The Print Room and for £3.00 we will comb bind up to 480 sheets, finished off with a card back an clear plastic front. Available in A4 and A3.
  • Printing & Binding – We can also print and bind your work, simply bring your dissertation as a .pdf file to The Print Room and we'll do the rest.

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Printing for course work is VAT exempt.
When printing for personal use a 20% VAT charge will be added to the below prices.

Print, Posters & Flyers: A3 to A6

A3 A4 A5 A6
Paper Weight as Standard  80gsm B&W

100gsm colour

 75gsm B&W

100gsm colour

 170gsm  170gsm
Black & White £0.06 £0.04 £0.05  £0.03
Black & White (Double) £0.10 £0.06 £0.08  £0.04
Colour £0.16 £0.11 £0.06  £0.04
Colour (Double) £0.26 £0.20 £0.10  £0.06
 Laminating (per sheet)
Laminating £1.00 £0.50 £0.25 £0.15 
 Upgrade Your Paper (add per sheet)
170gsm £0.01 £0.01  N/A  N/A 
 250gsm  £0.04 £0.04  £0.01  £0.01 
 300gsm N/A  N/A  £0.02 £0.02 
Card / Coloured Paper £0.02 £0.02  N/A N/A 
 Comb Binding £3.00   £3.00 N/A N/A 
 Single/Double Stapling £0.01  £0.01 N/A N/A 
 2/4 Hole Punch £0.01 £0.01  N/A  N/A 

Academic Posters: A0 to A2

Printed single sided in colour or black & white.

A2 A1 A0
170gsm Paper £11.95
£17.95 £25.95
Weather proof matte paper
£13.95 £19.95 £28.95
Laminated £14.95 £21.95 £30.95

Business Cards: 55mm X 85mm

Printed double sided in colour or black & white.

 50 cards 100 cards  250 cards  500 cards 
 £12.00 £14.00 £17.00 £23.00

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Where To Find The Print Room

The Print Room, G13 James Graham Building, Headingley Campus, Leeds LS6 3QS 
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 18:00

Contact The Print Room

Our friendly team are on hand to help you get the best out of your prints, so if there’s anything you’d like advice about then please get in touch. 

T: 0113 812 3510
E: theprintroom@leedsbeckett.ac.uk


Plus Icon How quickly can I get my print?

Send via our online click & collect service before 13:00 and collect from 09:00 the next working day at your choice of location:

  • City Campus, Campus Shop, Portland Building (LS1 3HE)
  • Headingley Campus, The Print Room, James Graham G13 (LS6 3QS)


Submit your file at The Print Room and they will print it while you wait, visit the James Graham Building, Room G13, Headingley Campus (LS6 3QS).

Opening Times: Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 18:00

T: 0113 812 3510

E: theprintroom@leedsbeckett ac.uk

Plus Icon How much will my print cost?

Printing costs are kept low as coursework is VAT exempt, a saving that is passed on to Leeds Beckett Students. When printing for personal use a 20% VAT charge will be added to the prices.

The standard charges for printing are listed here, along with the extra costs for laminating, upgrading your paper choice or additional finishing like comb binding.

When ordering from The Print Room Online a price will automatically be generated for you based on your order specification and quantity.

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Monday – Friday: 08:00-18:00

The Print Room is closed during the Christmas closure days and bank holidays.

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For best results files should be supplied as a .pdf.

You can either drop your your file into The Print Room, as a .pdf, on a memory stick. Or log on using your student ID to The Print Room Online where you can upload your file and customise your order. When uploading to The Print Room Online your files will automatically be converted into a .pdf from any of the following supported file types:

  • Adobe Acrobat .pdf
  • Bitmap Image .bmp
  • GIF Image .gif
  • JPG Image .jpg
  • JPG Image .jpeg
  • Microsoft Excel .xls
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 and 2010 .xlsx
  • Microsoft PowerPoint .ppt
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 .pptx
  • Microsoft Publisher .pub
  • Microsoft Word .doc
  • Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 .docx
  • PNG Image .png
  • TIF Image .tif
  • Zip file .yyy
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Posters sizes from A0 to A4

  • A0 841mm x 1189mm
  • A1 594mm x 841mm
  • A2 420mm x 594mm
  • A3 297mm x 420mm
  • A4 297mm x 210mm

Flyers from A5 to A6

  • A5 148mm x 210mm
  • A6 105mm x 105mm

Business Cards

  • 55mm x 85mm
Plus Icon What do the common print terms mean?

Artwork is a term used to describe the image sent to a printer for printing purposes. It can be illustrations, text matter, photographs or any combination of these. 

Process of fastening papers together.

In printing terms bleed is where the printing image runs off the edge of the paper.
'Bleed' is an essential part of creating artwork for print. Professional designers will always extend (or 'bleed') background elements and images beyond the edges of the document by an additional 3mm. This prevents unwanted white borders around the edges of a printed document.
Commercial printing presses are no different to your desktop inkjet or laser printer - they cannot print to the very edge of a sheet of paper. To get around the problem, we print your design onto a larger sheet of paper and then cut it down to size. 

Carbonless Paper (NCR)
Paper coated with chemicals that enable the transfer of images from one sheet to another with pressure from writing or typing.

The initial letters often used to describe the four colour printing process. The colours being Cyan (blue), Magenta (red), Yellow and Black. For best results artwork should be set up in CMYK colour mode when printing.  

Comb Bind
A bind by inserting the teeth of a flexible plastic comb spine through holes punched along the edge of a stack of paper. Also called plastic bind.

A process to mechanically press a heavy rule into paper or board to enable it to be folded without cracking.

Crop Marks
Lines near the margins of artwork indicating where to trim, perforate or fold a printed item enabling the guillotine operator to cut the sheet exactly in the correct position. These are short, thin black lines surrounding the image.

Digital Proofing
Page proofs produced through electronic data transferred onto paper via a laser printer.

Means `dots per square inch`. A measure of the quality from a scanner or output resolution of a printer. The more dots per inch the better the quality. 300dpi is the standard for printed images.
Drilling or punching of holes in a product which will allow insertion over rings in a binder. A two or four hole option is available.

Stands for grams per square metre. The standard measure for describing the weight or thickness of a paper.  Also described as the `grammage` of the paper.

The application of a clear plastic film to a protect the printed item.

Printing item for a page that is wider than the height.

Paper Sizes
Paper sizes are normally described using the ISO international reference, including A0, A1, A2, A3 etc.
Sizes are as follows:

  • A0 841mm x 1189mm
  • A1 594mm x 841mm
  • A2 420mm x 594mm
  • A3 297mm x 420mm
  • A4 297mm x 210mm
  • A5 148xx x 210mm
  • A6 105mm x 105mm

Portable Document Format. A type of computer file for displaying pages of matter as if they were a picture. The files cannot be altered once converted to a PDF format. In providing a proof image, customers are normally requested to provide a PDF to ensure the integrity of the file.

Printing item for a page that is narrower than the height.

The document which is supplied to a customer for approval prior to printing.

An acronym for red, green and blue. RGB is a colour model used for computer monitors and colour video output systems. Printed materials should be converted to CMYK for printing. 

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