Membership @ Institute of Making

Become a member and join our creative space for materials research and making of all kinds. Annual membership is open to all current UCL students and staff members, from undergrads to PhDs, associate researchers, professors, administrators and technicians, studying or working in any of the many departments at UCL. If you have an ID card, you can join.

For more info, see our FAQs.


Annual membership includes

  • An introduction to the Materials Library enabling open access research, inspiration and hands-on play.
  • Access to the MakeSpace to work on a project, meet future collaborators or just to tinker about with stuff.
  • Training and guidance in specialist skills, machines, tools, materials, processes and software.
  • The ability to book onto special members events and Masterclasses.
  • Opportunities to apply for Materials Bursaries for your project, or special funding for cross-disciplinary research.

Membership Options

We’re operating a special test period over the summer during which annual fees will not apply. Full, paid membership will begin in September.

Student Undergraduate£0
Student Postgraduate£0
Staff Academic£0
Staff Professional Services£0


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Member opening hours:

Mon: closed
Tues: 10am - 5:30pm
Weds: 1pm - 7.30pm
Thurs: 10am - 5:30pm
Fri: 10am - 5:30pm

The Institute of Making is closed from 16th December 2014 to 5th January 2015.