I'd like to create a cover similar to this:

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I found it (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/imperial-college-london-phd-thesis-latex-template/zfybynnyczhb) but I can't make this work, I mean, I read the code:




\title{\LARGE {\bf Title of my Ph.D. Thesis}\\

\author{Joe Bloggs}
\submitdate{October 2008}




% body of thesis comes here


% appendices come here



But I'm not able to find where to change the university name and some other things, like the text in the bottom of the (first) page.

I don't know how to start.

  • And what is in the file "thesis.preamble"? – jon May 29 '15 at 18:11
  • You can see the full code in: overleaf.com/latex/templates/… Choose to open it as template. I don't know how it works beyond this point. – francolino May 29 '15 at 18:17
  • Indeed. But the policy on this site is to have, so far as possible, "self-contained" examples in an effort to make these questions and answers have some value independent of the fate of other websites. (That said, I agree with @Johannes_B's answer.) – jon May 29 '15 at 18:25

Define you own titlepage. Much mor information can be found in How to customize my titlepage.


    University of London\par
    Some college\par
    Department of Computing\par
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers\par
Walzing Wombat
\parbox{.5\textwidth}{\centering Submitted in fullfillment of something to get some fancy degree
in computing, some locale 2015}

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