Welcome to CreateSpace, the vibrant hub of creativity nestled within our university campus! Launched in Summer 2019 and conveniently situated on the ground floor of the Main Library, CreateSpace provides University of Dundee students and staff access to a wide range of creative resources and equipment. Operated by the Library and Learning Centre, CreateSpace is committed to making creative pursuits accessible to all students, regardless of their background or field of study. The space is free to access for the UoD community. CreateSpace operates on principles of trust and community collaboration. To sustain our resources, honesty jars for consumables are available, relying on fair contributions from users.

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CreateSpace collaborates with CAN (Circular Arts Network) and sources materials from Scrapantics, emphasizing our commitment to sustainability. CAN focuses on circular economy principles within the arts, promoting reuse and recycling. Scrapantics provides unique and sustainable materials for our projects.


CreateLoan is a pivotal aspect of CreateSpace’s mission, offering students and staff access to a diverse range of equipment and tools for innovation, upcycling, and learning across various crafts, including digital endeavors. Our resource collection comprises cameras, WACOM tablets, easels, Cricut EasyPress, Dremel, and more, ensuring individuals have the necessary tools to realise their creative visions.


CreateSpace offers a diverse array of tools and equipment to support a variety of creative pursuits. From hard and soft crafts to digital crafts, our space is equipped to meet the needs of makers with varying interests and skill levels.

Events and Workshops

Join us for events and workshops covering a wide range of creative topics, including 3D printing, digital embroidery, sewing basics, and more. Our events are designed to inspire and educate, providing opportunities for skill development and community building.


Become part of our vibrant community at CreateSpace! Whether you’re a seasoned maker or just starting out, there’s a place for you here. Explore, learn, and create alongside fellow students and staff who share your passion for creativity.

Contact Us

For assistance or inquiries, email us at llc-createspace@dundee.ac.uk. You can also stay updated on our latest news and events by clicking on the subscribe button at the bottom right of the page and following us on Instagram @createspace_uod. Alternatively you can drop by during staff hours for this term:

Monday 2-5pm

Tuesday 2-5pm

Friday 5-8pm

Saturday 2-5pm


Guidelines for Using CreateSpace

We kindly request that individuals dispose of waste properly in the provided bins, separating 3D filament, paper waste, general waste, and sharp objects for safety and environmental considerations. Please note that no children under the age of 16 are allowed in CreateSpace, and only current staff and students may utilize the facilities.

Furthermore, we encourage everyone to refrain from using our equipment for commercial purposes. Additionally, we kindly ask that all users contribute to maintaining the cleanliness of our communal space by tidying up after themselves. At CreateSpace, we strive to foster a respectful environment where everyone can feel comfortable and inspired to create. Your cooperation and understanding are greatly appreciated.

Happy crafting!