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Self-Service Corner

Self-Service: Free self-service with printed guide

Level: Easy to use and suitable for beginners

Available Equipment in the MakerSpace: 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, Lightbox, Lego set

UP Mini 2 3D PrinterMatter & Form 3D scanner        Lightbox             Lego Set

Welcome to the MakerSpace

Welcome to the MakerSpace,  a space for creative learning, innovation and collaboration! 

The Learning Garden has been providing 3D printing and scanning equipment, and a collaborative working space alongside with high-performance multimedia workstations.  To move forward, a MakerSpace in the Learning Garden has been renovated to support creative learning.  It contains:  

  • Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) concept applications and development
  • Creative media production of  digital content
  • A flexible prototyping and digital fabrication workspace with hot benches, laser cutter, 3D printers and scanners for hands-on workshops and classes

Eligible Users

  1. The MakerSpace is for all current CUHK students and staff. The eligible users of different kinds of equipment and facilities may vary.
  2. Users must pass the Safety Test before using the equipment in the Fabrication Room. First-time users are highly recommended to attend the Hands-on session to learn how to use the equipment in the Fabrication Room.

MakerSpace Safety Test

MakerSpace Safety Test

The CUHK Library will organize the MakerSpace Safety Test and Hands-on sessions on regular basis. For safety purpose, it is required to pass the Safety Test to use the equipment in the Fabrication Room of the MakerSpace. First-time users are highly recommended to attend the Hands-on session to learn how to use the equipment in the Fabrication Room.

All CUHK students and staff are welcome to join the Safety Test!


Watch the Safety Test Video online. 


Go to Learning Garden and MakerSpace Helpdesk to take the Safety Test.

-Around 30 mins

-Mon-Fri 9am-5pm only (except public holidays)


If passed, the Library staff will issue a membership card and inform you to collect the card in 3 working days.

If failed, the Library staff will inform you to retake the test.

Terms of Service

  1. There is no charge to use most of the equipment in the MakerSpace. Users are responsible for the costs of consumable materials, such as 3D printing filament, laser cutting acrylic material.
  2. Users are responsible for any damages of the furniture and equipment in the MakerSpace.
  3. Unless otherwise approved by the University Librarian, the MakerSpace is reserved for booking and use by eligible users for educational and non-commercial purposes ONLY.
  4. Users should comply with copyright, patent, and other intellectual policy regulations, which do include specific exceptions for fair use. CUHK Library staff reserves the right to refuse any usage request. 

Contact Us

Location          : Learning Garden and MakerSpace
Appointment  :
Contact Learning Garden Help Desk
Phone      : (852) 3943 9730
Email        :
Opening Hours:

Submit a 3D Printing Request

Please submit your 3D printing requests to us via the following online form.

Eligible Users:

Current CUHK students and staff

MakerSpace Consultation

Consultation with library technical staff about equipment and facility in the MakerSpace:

Laser Cutter, UV Printer, 3D printing, 3D Scanning, Embroidery Machine

This service offers to current CUHK staff and students for assisting users in identifying the MakerSpace information needs, constructing fabrication techniques, and hands-on training to pertain to the user's specific project. It is strongly recommended that beginners or inexperienced users reserve this service before booking the Fabrication Room.

Service Hours: Tue and Thu

To make an appointment, please fill out the form below. Library staff will contact you within 3 working days.  

Fabrication Room Booking

Booking for using the equipment in the Fabrication Room.  

Laser Cutter, UV Printer, Embroidery Machine

Users must pass the Safety Test before registration

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