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New to UNSW Making? Follow these steps to gain access to the Makerspace Network

By accessing the UNSW Makerspace Network students must agree to abide by UNSW code of conduct at all times.

Step 1: Login & Create Profile

Use your zID to log in to this website. Create your profile by adding a photo.

Step 2: Complete Training

Complete your Makerspace Safety Induction Badge. Once you log in you will be prompted to complete the correct Badge training for your Faculty.

Step 3: Receive Your Badge

Once you have successfully completed the online and in person Badge training you will receive your very first Makerspace Badge!

Step 4: Use A Makerspace

Your Badge will allow access to some Makerspaces and machines. Earn more badges to access more machines and spaces.

Built Environment Students

Please note that BENV0001 Fabrication Fundamentals is the same course as Makerspace Safety Induction Badge (MS). All BE students will complete this training in the Design Futures Lab.

Engineering Students

All Engineering Faculty students must start with the Makerspace Safety Induction Badge (MS), you will complete this training in one of the three Engineering Makerspaces.

All Other Students

All other UNSW students must start with the Makerspace Safety Induction Badge (MS), you will complete this training in the MCIC Makerspace.

Priority is always given to student users of the UNSW Makerspace during academic sessions.
By accessing the UNSW Makerspace Network staff must agree to abide by the UNSW code of conduct at all times.

Step 1: Login & Create Profile

Use your zID to log in to this website. Create your profile by adding a photo.

Step 2: Complete Training

Complete your Makerspace Safety Induction Badge. Once you log in you will be prompted to complete the correct Badge training for your Faculty.

Step 3: Receive your Badge

Once you have successfully completed the online and in person Badge training you will receive your very first Makerspace Badge!

Step 4: Use a Makerspace

Your Badge will allow access to some Makerspaces and machines. Earn more badges to access more machines and spaces.

By accessing the UNSW Makerspace Network users must agree to abide by the UNSW code of conduct at all times.

Step 1: Activate Maker ID

External Partners must apply for an Maker ID. Alumni must apply to reactivate their zID.

Step 2: Login & Create Profile

Use your zID or Maker ID to log in to this website. Create your profile by adding a photo.

Step 3: Complete Training

Complete your Makerspace Safety Induction Badge. Once you log in you will be prompted to complete the correct Badge training for your Faculty.

Step 4: Receive your Badge

Once you have successfully completed the online and in person Badge training you will receive your very first Makerspace Badge!

Step 5: Use a Makerspace

Your Badge will allow access to some Makerspaces and machines. Earn more badges to access more machines and spaces.

Alumni

Aumni who graduated within the last 5 years may access the UNSW Makerspace Network. Alumni must contact IT to first reactivate their zID. The UNSW Makerspace Network does not provide zID's or zID support.

External Partner

External partners may include Industry Mentors, specialist facilitators, visiting experts. Your UNSW contact will be able to verify your status as an external partner. External partners must contact the Makerspace Network to create a Maker ID.

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What Are Badges?

To gain access to the UNSW Makerspace Network users need to earn access Badges.

Badging is how we ensure UNSW Making users have the skills to safely and efficiently use our network of materials, machines and spaces.

Earn badges by first completing associated online learning components followed by in-person Badge training.

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Safety

Safety is paramount within the UNSW Makerspace Network. Each machine, process and lab is subject to the rigorous UNSW Risk Management Program. Access is only granted to users who are deemed competent to work safely. Our safety protocols are being continually reviewed and updated as the network matures and expands.

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