UWE offers a chargeable student printing system called Pharos. This is created automatically as part of your student computer account.

To credit your account visit .

The prices are as follows:

Single sided printing:

  • Black and white A4             FREE
  • Black and white A3             FREE
  • Colour A3 or A4                   15p per sheet

Double sided (duplex) printing:

  • Black and white A4 duplex           FREE
  • Colour A3 or A4 duplex                 30p per sheet

For guidance on how to print and use your Pharos account please see the short video guide (No. 9 Printing, and your Pharos account) at .

Alternatively, step-by-step guides on printing, Wi-Fi and installing Office 365 can be downloaded and printed are available here.

Pharos Printer Stations are in all libraries, learning zones and some open access areas and PC labs.

Log on to a computer, open your document and go to print. Where you would normally see the name of the printer there are two print queues.  Select ‘bwprinting‘ for black and white or ‘colourprinting’ for colour printing. Then select ‘Print’.

Log on to a printer, select the job you wish to print and select ‘Print’.

Printing from your own device

It is possible to print from your own device by visiting .

Log in with your normal UWE ITS username and password and upload your document. When it says ‘Awaiting Release’ you can select a print queue, either ‘bwprinting‘ for black and white or ‘colourprinting’ for colour printing. Once a queue is selected you can log on to a printer and select the job to be printed by pressing ‘Print’.

All print jobs will be removed from the Pharos server if they have not printed after 6 hours.

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