Membership @ Institute of Making

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


Membership includes:

  • An introduction to the Materials Library enabling open access research, inspiration and hands-on discovery.
  • 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 – no experience required.
  • The ability to book onto special members events and Masterclasses.
  • Opportunities to apply for member competitions, factory/studio visits and challenges and summer schools.

For more info, see our FAQs.


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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
Sat: closed
Sun: closed