The Prototyping Lab Makerspace is primarily a place for building prototypes for coursework and research including animation sets, tactile UX design, work requiring electronic componentry, digital fabrication and soldering.
Location & Opening Hours
QG04 – Q Building, Ground Floor, Room G04
9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Closed Public Holidays
Usage & Access Hours
Access to the HCISS Electronics Prototyping Makerspace requires successfully completing all of the following inductions:
- The Level 1 General Induction
- The Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction
These can be found embedded in your aligned Course Canvas site or via the Induction Catalogue:
Your Course > Modules > Compulsory WHS Inductions
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.
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
- Hot Glue Gun
- Precision Screwdrivers
- Cutting Mats & Blades*
*The Makerspaces are the only place sharps and blades can be used due to their proximity to sharps disposal bins and first aid
Orange – Specialist Inductions
This equipment requires a specialist individual or small group induction by the Technical Staff
*Requires a booking
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
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.
Library Makerspace – Official Page