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Printroom (UIS)

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The UIS Printroom provides a broad range of high quality print and finishing services available for staff and students at the University. The Printroom offers a wide range of services including lecture notes/course notes and course aids, technical reports and conference reports, administration forms, leaflets and prospectuses, posters up to A0 size, theses and dissertations and University house-style business cards.

The Printroom is equipped with a full range of high end printers and finishing equipment.

Features and Benefits

Features & Benefits 


The Printroom produces:

  • a wide variety of teaching material, reports, forms and promotional material
  • material finished and produced to professional standards
  • equipped with a full range of high end printers and finishing equipment

Printroom staff are:

  • highly experienced with print media for University use
  • can offer tailored advice on how to achieve the most appropriate end product
  • able to respond quickly to urgent requests for small volumes of teaching materials.

How Much Does It Cost?

How much does it cost? 

The Printroom operates on a cost recovery basis. Departmental purchase orders are exempt from VAT.

Please see the detailed UIS Printroom price list:

UIS Printroom price list

How Do I Get This Service?

How do I get this service? 

Work can be submitted in person at the Roger Needham Building on the West Cambridge Site or via email

Roger Needham Building
7 JJ Thompson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0RB


(Maximum attachment size 50Mb - please contact us if your file exceeds this)

To commission University house-style business cards please fill in the linked form.



How Quickly Can I Get This Service?

How quickly can I get this service? 

Queries are normally answered within one working day. Turnaround time for small to medium volume print runs can be as little as 24 hours.

Please note that the Printroom can get very busy at peak times. This is particularly true of the lead-up to the beginnings of terms (especially Michaelmas). Please contact the Printroom well in advance if you require a very bespoke service or a large print volume.

Support Details & Contact Information

Support Details & Contact Information 

Please contact the UIS Printroom by:

Email: (Maximum attachment size 50Mb - please contact us if your file exceeds this)
Phone:  (3)34727


Available Service Hours

When is this service available? 

Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.00pm

Supported Service Hours

Supported Service Hours 

The service is supported:

Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.00pm

(excluding UK Bank Holidays and University closures)

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