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Recap: Wellbeing & Mindfulness Aware Week

Stickers with text of positive phrases

Last week, the CreateSpace team hosted a Wellbeing and Mindfulness Aware Week in the Main Library to encourage taking care of ourselves during revision and exam time. You may have noticed a bit of a buzz in the library foyer – we had…

Additional CreateSpace Workshops for Semester 2

Due to the success of our CreateSpace workshops this month, we are adding some additional dates for March (and a whole new workshop on digital embroidery) to ensure as many people as possible get to try out our fantastic equipment! The following workshops…

New Semester: New Workshops

We are running a number of exciting new workshops this semester, to help our students get familiar with some of the most popular equipment in the CreateSpace. Places are limited so make sure to book early via the CreateSpace Events page to avoid…

Happy Holidays from the CreateSpace

As semester 1 draws to a close, so too does our CreateSpace Helper Drop-ins however fear not we will be back from the 17th January 2022 with exciting plans for more workshops, new equipment, and opportunities for all to get creative! We wish…

Cricut and Digital Embroidery Workshops

Digital Embroidery Machine

We are holding two beginner’s workshops in the CreateSpace in November to provide you with all the basics you need to know to get started using our Cricut Maker and Digital Embroidery Machine: Cricut Workshop: Tuesday 16th November 5.30-7pm  Digital Embroidery Workshop: Wednesday…

‘3D Print Club’ and ‘Knit and Natter’ meetups

We are going to be trialing two new informal meet-ups at the CreateSpace this Semester – the 3D Print Club, which will be a space for people with an interest in 3D printing to meet, and a Knit and Natter group, which will…

CreateSpace Helper Drop-ins – Semester 1

CreateSpace Drop-ins

Due to the relaxation of COVID restrictions from the week commencing 27th September, we will be offering CreateSpace Helper Drop-in Sessions! Do you want some help getting started with using our equipment, or maybe want some advice on where you can find materials,…

The CreateSpace is open for business!

CreateSpace logo with open sign hanging from the text

Due to the relaxation of COVID19 restrictions, we have been allowed to reopen the CreateSpace and turn back on the equipment (woohoo!).  CreateSpace Staff Helper Theresa has been busy dusting off the surfaces and making sure everything is present and working.  There are…

Knitting in code: From data visualisation to espionage

Colurful striped wool blanket

Knitting is not just about making cosy scarfs and hats! Laura Gauld from the Centre of Technology and Innovation in Learning (CTIL) educated and inspired us recently with her CreateSpace online session looking at knitting in code.  Stemming from her passion for knitting…

Online Design Tools – Free and simple ways to make beautiful graphics

The first session of the CreateSpace summer programme was held this week, looking at just a few of the plethora of free online design tools now available to help those with little or no experience in creating graphics for projects such as social…

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