The Makerspace – Prototyping Lab – Overview


Location & Opening Hours

QG04Q Building, Ground Floor, Room G04

9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Closed Public Holidays

Usage & Access Hours

Access to the HCISS Electronics Prototyping Makerspace requires successfully completing:

  1. The Level 0 General Induction
  2. The Level 1 City Makerspaces Induction

These can be found in the Induction Catalogue:

Certain equipment requires additional specialist inductions.

Usage of the Makerspace is currently limited to students and staff of the School of Humanities, Creative Industries, Creative Industries & Social Sciences (HCISS) and I2N Members.

Available Equipment

The City Makerspaces have three tiers of equipment. The equipment found in the Prototyping Makerspace in Q includes:

Green – General Induction

This equipment is available for use straight after the access induction

  • Calipers
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Pliers
  • Scissors
  • Precision Screwdrivers
  • Staplers
  • Cutting Mats & Blades

Orange – Specialist Inductions

This equipment requires a specialist individual or small group induction by the Technical Staff

*Requires a booking

Booking Systems

Red – Trained Staff Only

This equipment is to be operated by Technical and trained staff only

*Requires a booking to be there for the direction of usage

Prototyping Lab Equipment

Service Bureau

These are the different services offered by HCISS Technical for an additional cost. These costs can be covered under a Course Materials Fee or as separate, individual payments.

Printing Services

Additional Resources

Library Makerspace – Official Page

Updated on October 17, 2022

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