We thought we’d start to put together a long-overdue resource for students in order to help them find thesis writing, formatting, printing and binding information for their particular university. The links below will help to make things easier. Of course it’s only a start, so we’ll need to add to it from time to time as we find more information and links. Why not bookmark this post for future reference! And, of course, if your university is missing and you have some links and information that we’re currently missing, please do let us know.

City University

Physical Format, Binding and Retention of theses: PDF document.

Goldsmiths, UoL

Submission, format and binding guidelines: Word document.
List of printers: PDF document.
More information: Link.

Imperial College London

Information showing The Document Centre as a thesis printing/binding supplier for Imperial College London and notes regarding the ‘Instructions and notes on submission, format and binding of theses submitted for the degrees of M Phil, PhD, MD, MS, MDS, and D Vet Med’: PDF document.

Institute of Cancer Research

Information on thesis preparation, printing and binding: link.

Institute of Education

List of recommended thesis binders (including, of course, The Document Centre!): link.

King’s College London

Thesis printing & binding instructions (document RD10): link.
List of approved binders (including The Document Centre): PDF document.

London School of Economics (LSE)

Formatting and binding your thesis: (PDF document).
Information and printers recommended (including The Document Centre): link.

TDC online thesis binding printingLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UoL

Theses for Research Degrees – Instructions and notes on submission, format and binding of theses submitted for the degrees of MPhil, PhD, MD(Res), MD, MS, MDS and DVetMed plus list of approved printers & binders including The Document CentrePDF document

Nottingham University

Preparation and submission of theses and the Thesis Pending stage: link.

Open University

Thesis format and other guidelines: link (scroll to about half way down the page) and some PDF guidelines here.

Queen Mary University

List of suggested printers/binders including The Document CentrePDF document.
Guidance Notes on the Submission, Presentation and Binding of Theses for Research Degree Examinations: Word document.