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The Makerspace – Print Lab – Overview

The Makerspace is where staff and students of the School of Humanities, Creative Industries & Social Sciences (HCISS) can work on projects, collaborate, share ideas, and problem solve.

Location and Opening Hours

UNHG07 – University House, Ground Floor, Room G07

10am-4pm Monday to Friday

Usage & Access

To access Makerspace you must complete the two inductions found in the Induction Catalogue, the Level 0 General Induction and the Level 1 City Makerspaces Induction. Certain equipment requires additional specialist inductions.

Equipment

The Makerspace has three tiers of equipment:

1) Green – General Induction

This equipment is available for use straight after successful completion of the City Makerspaces Induction.

Please ask technical staff if you cannot locate equipment.

  • A1 Rotary Cutter
  • A0+ Rotary Cutter
  • Hobbyist Plastic Files
  • Metre Rulers
  • Heat Gun
  • Heat Mat
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Pliers
  • Scissors
  • Set Square/Triangle
  • Staplers

2) Orange – Specialist Inductions

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

  • Airbrush*
  • Adana Printing Press*
  • Columbian Printing Press*
  • Cordless Drill
  • Etching Press*
  • Extraction Spray Booth
  • Hand Engraver

*Requires a booking

3) 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

Booking Equipment and Rooms

Once your inductions have been completed and access is approved (this may take a couple of days) you will be able to book equipment and rooms using the Booking Point system. 

Booking Systems

Additional Resources

Library Makerspace – Official Page

https://www.facebook.com/UniversityOfNewcastleMakerspace

Updated on March 10, 2022

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