The Neville Alexander Library's Makerspace is open to all UFS students and staff. You can use the Makerspace for academic or personal interests. Here you will find some of the latest and most current technology trends like 3D printing. Access is free.

Tools and equipment

  • 3D printer
  • 3 Raspberry Pi kits
  • Interactive whiteboard
  • 6 desktop computers (8GB RAM)
  • Data projector

Training opportunities

  • Robotics using Raspberry Pi
  • HTML (website development)
  • Build-a-Comp (hardware)
  • Basic computer skills (including Excel)
  • Python (programming language)
  • Mobile app development (Android/Java)
  • 3D modelling
  • Graphics design
  • Scratch (animation/cartoon development)

A Makerspace inspires creativity and teamwork. Some activities will make you think critically, and others will turn your thoughts into action.

Neville Alexander Makerspace
  We support a Makerspace culture where everyone takes accountability, we help one another and are approachable for feedback, we support one another, innovation is encouraged, and positive experiences are created.

Please adhere to posted safety and equipment guidelines in the Makerspace. Report damaged or unclean equipment, and ask questions.

Dina Mashiyane
+27 51 505 1388

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