The maximum file size for submission to Turnitin is approximately 20MB, though staff may choose to reduce this for an individual assignment.
Students can compress a document so it is small enough to be uploaded to Turnitin. This may be necessary for long documents (such as dissertations) and documents that contain many images. To compress a file:
- Save Word documents to PDF format – this may compress the document to a small size,
If the file is still above the maximum upload limit you can follow these instructions to compress the PDF further.
- To compress or minimise the file size of large PDF documents:
|ON A PC:||ON A MAC:|
|Use software to compress PDF documents. (download and
install this free software: PDFCreator from:
Or use http://compress.smallpdf.com/ to compress your PDF online for free