Document Centre Services
The following services are available to Staff and Students:
Students, staff or visitors can photocopy any document from a Nashua machine. Please follow the instructions at the machine.
Thermal book binding, staple finish and ring binding is available at the Document Centres. Please contact the Helpdesk if you would like to arrange for perfect binding, leather type cover binding, foiling, etc .
Students, staff or visitors can digitally print in black & white or colour any document from a lab or library computer or from their own laptop or mobile device.
We are able to cater for any unique needs and are willing to assist with a solution to any of your print requirements Some examples of the specialised printing we do are:
- Course Readers
- Calendars – wall & desktop
- Envelope printing
- One-step mailing
- Glueing & perforating of salary slips, mailers, etc.
- Receipt books
- Purchase Order books
- Any books with NCR (carbon paper inserts)
*All requests are welcomed*
Colour copying and printing is available at all document centres. All our colour machines at the student Document Centres are linked to Equitrac so you are able to upload your print at the workstation of your choice via a library or lab computer as well as any mobile device or laptop. Once loaded, go and release your colour print at any of the colour devices in the student Document Centre beneath the main library on upper campus at your leisure. Note all documents will only be stored for 2 days.
Supports Apple on both colour and black & white devices.
Laminating involves taking a piece of paper and covering it with a plastic pouch and heat-sealing the pouch onto the paper to give it a glossy, hard and resistant plastic finish that is not easily ruined. Students and visitors that need documents laminated can get this done for a nominal fee at the Document Centre where A4 and A3 sizes are able to be covered.
Users can scan any document directly from a Nashua machine free of charge to their own personal email account. Please follow the directions at the machine.
We offer folding from A4 to A5 or A3 to A4 for booklet making, pamphlets, etc. Please contact our Helpdesk for more information on which document centre to direct the work to.
Punching or drilling is available at the Document Centres where we are able to 2-hole and 4-hole punch documents. We are aso able to drill holes for large volumes of documents
A collating service is available from the Document Centre where written information is assembled into a standard order.
A stapling service is available from the Document Centre where staples are used along the folds of the pages to bind them together.
The following services are available to Staff only
The Document Centre is able to print notepads, letters, etc. using the standard UCT logo or departmental logo as approved by UCT.
The Document Centre is able to print business cards using the standard UCT logo or departmental logo as approved by UCT.
The Document Centre is able to print and cut compliment slips using the standard UCT logo or departmental logo as approved by UCT.
User reports can be customised for the Department Head if they want to analyse a specific users print and copying activity for a customised date range. Most reports can be customised as per the Department Heads needs. This service is only available to certain departments that have departmental Nashua devices linked to the Equitrac billing system. These specialised user reports are provided free of charge.
All deliveries and collection of bulk jobs are done at no charge to UCT staff.