The Western Sydney University MakerSpace is a facility offered by the School of Computing, Engineering & Mathematics. It is an open public workshop, where you can Bring your Ideas to Life. We can offer equipment, advice and expertise to help make your idea a reality. Come and visit to see how we can help you!
The facility is now open in two locations:
Open on Wednesdays 1pm - 6pm and located in Room G.06, Building EB (EB.G.06) at our Parramatta (South) Campus.
See here (opens in a new window) for location. The entrance to the campus is from Victoria Rd, Rydalmere. Limited parking is available on the main Parramatta (South) Campus for a fee. Parking is permitted in BLUE bays only.
Additional parking can be found on Parramatta (North) Campus, entry via Pemberton St. A shuttle bus operates between the North and South campus for your convenience, or alternatively it is a 10 minute walk between the campuses.
Open on Thursdays 1pm - 6pm and located in Building Z at our Penrith (Kingswood) Campus.
See here (opens in a new window) for location. The closest entrance to this area of the campus is from O'Connell Street, Kingswood. Limited parking is available for a fee at P7, with additional parking at P29. Parking is permitted in YELLOW bays only.
In addition to the public workshop, the MakerSpace offers engagement opportunities to the wider community, including; students and teachers, industry and general community members in the following areas.
3D Printing Hub
Offering 3D Printing Services (opens in a new window) in both Photopolymer and Fused Deposition Machines, we are able to offer consultation and advice on your printing project. We offer consultation with Academic staff on request and have expert technical assistance on hand during the MakerSpace opening times.
Incorporating the Western Sydney Solar Car Project and other fabrication projects, the Fab Lab has access to woodworking and metal workshops, laser cutting, CNC routers and other fabrication equipment. We offer staff who are trained and familiar with the equipment and can be made available to offer some advice, assistance or to provide access to certain machine, subject to approval.
Interactive Programming & Virtual Reality
We have software classes and community-run programs available to school groups and hope to offer after school programming clubs and/or holiday programs. You can experience virtual reality with Liquid Galaxy, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift. Register your interest by sending us an email (opens in a new window).
Contact us to find out more