We are Warwick Print, a leading digital printer based at the University of Warwick. We specialise in print services, graphic design and bookbinding. On this page you find our FAQs and the user guides. This is our FAQ page.
FAQs and User Guides
Frequently asked questions and user guides about paper stock, paper finishings, paper quality (GSM) and printing methods.
A: On average, printing and binding orders will take around 7 days during lock-down operation. Please allow 14 days for Graduation garment orders.
A: Please refer to the information on the individual product pages for prices and options.
A: Yes. We can print and bind theses for most universities. For others you may need to supply us with the binding requirements.
A: For collection and delivery options see our delivery information.
A: Please refer to the individual product pages for pricing as the price depends on the paper size, quality, colour and finishing options chosen.
A: Yes we can. To deliver to University of Warwick departments costs £5. The cost of delivering to an outside address depends upon the location and the item being delivered. Within the UK, it will cost around £10 extra, international delivery £20 extra.
A: Yes we do. We can print A2, A1 and A0 posters in colour. We also finish them at an additional cost. For example we can laminate on one side or both. Lamination on both sides is called encapsulation, which strengthens the poster and reduces wear and tear.
A: Before you submit to us, please refer to your university or departmental submission guidelines.
A: Sign the form, scan it then email it over to us using the email address: Sign the form, scan it then email it over to us using the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. State that you have ordered online and that this is the signed library declaration and we will either bind it in with your thesis or submit it along with it.
A: You will need to contact your department to see whether you are entitled to use a cost code to pay for your printing. If you are, then quote the cost code when you submit the order to us.
Do you have questions about some of the concepts and lingo used in the printing business? Have a look at our user guides, explaining paper stock and quality, printing methods and finishes:
- Paper stock: aka print stock, a brief overview of the different materials of which paper is made; such as uncoated versus coated paper, bond versus laser paper etc.
- Paper quality (GSM): a short overview about the various amounts of the "thickness" of paper stock
- Printing methods: a brief introduction to the differences about digital and litho printing.
- Print finishes: an overview of various finishings that can be applied to paper after the initial printing
- File types: a list of file types accepted for uploading documents to our online shop