Preparing a Print-ready PDF File

  • Our only format for text files is a print ready PDF, saved as one single file set up in page order
  • Please do not save the PDF as double page spreads or save each page as individual PDFs - we will be unable to use files in this way.
  • Please note that we cannot accept Word documents. These must be turned into print ready PDFs before being sent to us.
  • It is very easy to create PDFs using Word. When you are ready to create your PDF then simply go to FileSave As and choose PDF from the drop down list.


Please check your PDF file after creation

We do not accept files supplied on memory stick or USB drive for security and data protection reasons. Please email all files to with your requirements.

If you are submitting a thesis printing request:
For advice on specifications and what type of binding you will require, please visit the Graduate School web page -Binding Your Thesis.

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Opening Times

Monday – Friday
9.00am - 4.30pm

Print Services

12 Chiswick Road
Freemen’s Common
Leicester LE2 7SX · UK
T +44 (0)116 252 2442

Design and Output

12 Chiswick Road
Freemen’s Common
Leicester LE2 7SX · UK
T +44 (0)116 252 5257


(Printing and Binding Services)
Percy Gee Building
University of Leicester
University Road

Opening Times

Monday – Friday
9.00am - 5.00pm
Add a Direct Print Queue on your University IT account

To add Print Queue to your University IT account, find out  here

Stationery request form

Please fill in our Stationery request form for your stationery order.