The Print Lab 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. The equipment found in this facility supports a large amount of digital and traditional printing processes.
Location & Opening Hours
UNHG07 – University House, Ground Floor, Room G07
9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Closed Public Holidays
Usage & Access
Access to the HCISS Print Lab Makerspace requires successfully completing all of the following inductions:
- The Level 1 General Induction
- The Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction
These inductions can be found embedded in your aligned Course Canvas site or via the Induction Catalogue:
Certain equipment requires additional specialist inductions.
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
- Set Square/Triangle
- 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
2) Orange – Specialist Inductions
This equipment requires a specialist individual or small group induction by the Technical Staff
- 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
- 3D Ultimaker 3 Extended [Roy, Eve, Otto]
- Laser Cutter*
- Photo Printer
- Risograph A2 Duplicator*
- Vinyl Cutter*
- Wide Format Printing
- Wide Format Scanner
*Requires a booking to be there for the direction of usage
Booking Equipment & 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.
Service Bureau (Specialist Printing & Cutting Services)
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.