Print/copy/scan

Campus libraries, PC labs and staff areas have various print, copy and scanning devices.  Students (UG and PGT) are allocated a limited free print quota at the start of their course. Staff and PGRs have unrestricted printing.

 

Edinburgh

The library, Learning Commons and our PC labs have Multi-function devices (MFDs) for printing, photocopying and scanning.

Print/copy/scan charges are:

A4 Black and White Single Sided 5p per sheet
A4 Black and White Double Sided 6p per sheet
A4 Colour Single Sided 12p per sheet
A4 Colour Double Sided 20p per sheet
A3 Black and White Single Sided 8p per sheet
A3 Black and White Double Sided 10p per sheet
A3 Colour Single Sided 15p per sheet
A3 Colour Double Sided 25p per sheet

Free print quota is allocated at the beginning of each academic year of your course.

  • Undergraduate: £15.00 (300 black and white sheets)
  • Postgraduate:    £30.00 (600 black and white sheets)

Any free print quota not used in an academic year is not carried forward into your balance for the next academic year.

Additional print quota

Please use PaperCut MF : Add Credit to add credit to your account.
The PaperCut User Portal can be used to review your balance, historical print jobs and jobs that are pending release.

Additional print quota not used in an academic year is carried forward into your balance for the next academic year.

Additional print quota is not refundable - please do not purchase more than you intend to use.

Scan

  • All MFD's can scan to OneDrive and Email.  
    When you use scan to OneDrive for the first time, you will receive an email asking to you allow PaperCut services to write into you OneDrive. Once you acknowledge this, your initial and subsequent scans will be saved into a folder named “OneDrive - Heriot-Watt University\Apps\Scans for PaperCut MF”

Wi-Fi / Mobile Printing

As well as printing via the “HW-Print” print queue that is deployed to your managed HW desktop PC/laptop, you can also print from your mobile device or laptop using one of the 3x methods below

  1. Mobility Print (Android/iOS or ChromeBook)
  2. Print Deploy (Windows, MacOS or Linux)
  3. Web Print via the PaperCut User Portal - Please note this is currently limited to PDF and image files ONLY

Please note that these mobile printing options can only be accessed while connected to the HW internal networks, i.e. a device connected to EDUROAM or a managed desktop/laptop connected to the LAN

See the documents at the foot of this page for further details

Dubai

The library, PC labs & Copy Center have Multi-function devices (MFDs) for printing & photocopying.

Print & copy charges are:

A4 Black and White Single Sided  30 fils per page
A4 Color Single Sided  AED 1.50 per page

Students can print & take A3 size photocopies in the MFD available in Copy Center.

 A3 Black and White Single Sided 50 fils per page
A3 Color Single Sided AED 2.50 per page

You may purchase quota for use at Finance Office by cash. Recharge vouchers are available in following denominations:-

  • AED 25
  • AED 50
  • AED 100

Free Quota

Students are allocated limited free print quota every academic year.

The Free Print quota entitlement will be added to student accounts automatically at the start of academic year in September.

Undergraduate student  AED 90
Postgraduate student  AED 180
Malaysia

The library, PC labs & Copy Center have Multi-function devices (MFDs) for printing, photocopying and scanning

Print & copy charges are:

A4/A3 Black and White Single Sided RM 0.10 per sheet
A4/A3 Black and White Double Sided RM 0.20 per sheet
A4/A3 Colour Single Sided RM 1.00 per sheet
A4/A3 Colour Double Sided RM 2.00 per sheet

Free print quota is allocated to new students.

  • Foundation:       RM 20.00 (200 black and white sheets)
  • Undergraduate: RM 30.00 (300 black and white sheets)
  • Postgraduate:    RM 60.00 (600 black and white sheets)

Any free print quota not used in an academic year will be carried forward into your balance for the next academic year.

Additional print quota

You may purchase additional quota for use at our Malaysia campus by cash at the library service desk (minimum payment RM 5.00)

Additional print quota not used in an academic year is carried forward into your balance for the next academic year.

Additional print quota is not refundable - please do not purchase more than you intend to use.

WiFi Printing

The WiFi printing service allows anyone connected to the University eduroam service with a valid Heriot Watt University IT account and enough credit to print from the enabled multi-function devices (MFDs) via the university's print release system. 

Orkney

Check local information

Scottish Borders

The Campus Library and High Mill Building have Multi-Function Devices (MFDs) for printing, photocopying and scanning. however there some fundamental differences between the print service in these areas that Heriot-Watt Students and Staff should be aware of.

Current Print/Copy charges
Type Cost
 A4 Black and White Single Sided  5p per sheet
 A4 Black and White Double Sided  6p per sheet
 A4 Colour Single Sided 12p per sheet
 A4 Colour Double Sided 20p per sheet
 A3 Black and White Single Sided  8p per sheet
A3 Black and White Double Sided 10p per sheet
A3 Colour Single Sided 15p per sheet
A3 Colour Double Sided 25p per sheet

Free print quota is allocated at the beginning of each academic year of your course.

  • Undergraduate: £15.00 (300 black and white sheets)
  • Postgraduate:    £30.00 (600 black and white sheets)

Any free print quota not used in an academic year is not carried forward into your balance for the next academic year.

Printing in the Campus Library

You can print to the MFD devices in the Campus Library only from the College Campus PCs/iMacs in the Library. You will need your Campus username (your Id number minus the H), the same one you use for the Campus Library PCs/iMacs, to log in to the MFDs.

There is also an A3 scanner connected to a networked PC in the Campus Library.

Additional Print Quota for use in the Campus Library

Please use https://papercut.hw.ac.uk/app?service=page/ExtnRBSWorldPay to add credit to your account.

Printing in the High Mill

Please see the advice for Edinburgh above to print in the High Mill.