Makerspace Equipment

The Makerspace offers a wide range of new and transformative technologies. Free for use by University of Edinburgh staff and students.

Events and Workshops

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

Cardboard VR

University branded cardboard headsets are available for students to keep.

Service Update 10/08/21

PLEASE NOTE: 3D Print Queue will be offline between Monday 13th and Friday 19th September (Welcome week) returning to Monday 20th September

Several service adjustments are in place while Covid restrictions apply. The following service alterations and restrictions currently apply:

  • Studio inductions and equipment training sessions are available but in a limited number, find out more here
  • On Site use of the 3D printers, CNC mills, solder iron and laser cutter is now available, bookable via our make a booking page.
  • On site 3D scanning, Virtual reality and large format document scanning are now available, bookable via our make a booking page.
  • On site use of uCreate Multimedia PC and Mac equipment is now available, bookable via our make a booking page.
  • 3D Print Queue and Collect is now available for all University staff and students.
  • Equipment Loans are now available for all University staff and students, following registration for the service.
  • Poster printing is now available from the Main Library, using EdPrint

Makerspace staff remain available for online training, advice and support for anyone in the University of Edinburgh community. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if we can help with your project.

We're anticipate further adjustments to the service as Covid restrictions subside. Any changes to our service provision will be shared via our website and social media channels.


uCreate Studio 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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