Makerspace Equipment

The Makerspace offers a wide range of new and transformative technologies. Free for use by University of Edinburgh staff and students. Sign up for our loans service here.

Events and Workshops

Book your place at an upcoming event or take part in one of our workshops.

2D cartoon image of a 3D printer, CNC mill and 3D scanner

Check out our knowledge base for in-depth advice on using our equipment, a great refresher for those who have already completed our equipment training.

News and updates

University Strike Action

We are expecting disruptions to the uCreate service over the course of the upcoming strikes. It is possible that room 1.12 will be closed and room 1.11 unstaffed for all planned strike dates and users should plan accordingly. Training on these days may also be cancelled.

This includes the following dates:

March: 15th, 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd

Makerspace status

  • uCreate staffed hours are now 10:30am to 8pm, Monday to Friday. 
  • The laser cutter is currently unavailable, awaiting repair.
  • Ultimaker 3 B is currently unavailable, awaiting repair.
  • Raise 3D is currently unavailable, awaiting repair.


uCreate Makerspace with a Times Higher Education Award!

We're delighted to have won the THE Award for Outstanding Library Team for our work in the 2019/20 academic year!

Makerspace Times Higher Ed Awards Team


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