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The ITCH – Data: Creativity by numbers

As part our event The ITCH, we’ll be posting advice and updates about the event for applicants and anyone else who’s just a bit interested. Today we’re all about data. Anna and Chrissy from Makerversity Amsterdam met with Jasper Soetendal, Open data Programmer for the City of Amsterdam. Japser is head honcho of open source…

Protected: Launch of the Makerversity Learning Lab!

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Are you 16-25? Want to learn new skills?

Makerversity is partnering with the Prince’s Trust to run another of our Product Design courses. If you are 16-25, not currently in employment, education or training and living in London– join our free training programme! To apply, please text your full name followed by ‘Call me’ to 07983 385 418. You can also call The Prince’s Trust for…

We’re hiring a Learning Manager in London

We’re on the hunt for a passionate educator and project manager with experience in design and making to deliver our learning work in London Here at Makerversity, we believe that not enough young people are given the opportunity to learn the valuable hard and soft skills that come from the practice of design and making….

MakerClub are coming to Makerversity!

MakerClub run weekly afterschool making and electronics workshops for children aged 9-14. The sessions are focused on self-guided practical projects, encouraging young minds to solve problems through technology. Young people learn a whole range of skills covering science, technology, electronics arts and maths…

Makerversity Half Term Academy at Farmopolis

Ever thought, what happens to all the flowers after the Chelsea Flower show? Well this year, tens of thousands were rehomed on a floating jetty garden in North Greenwich. The space is open year round and will be hosting events designed to excite and educate all age groups. Makerversity have been lucky enough to partner with…

Creativity Works: Design

Welcome to the live blog that will host all things #CreativityWorks. This 6 week course has been designed for 18 – 24 year olds to get a running start into the creative industries. Makerversity and Machines Room will welcome 24 young people across their respective locations. Makerversity Members will be creating client briefs for the…

Makerversity DIY goes international

A recently launched 3D printing ecosystem is taking the Makerversity DIY lessons to schools across the globe, fostering a spirit of collaboration and inspiring many more young people to become future makers. PrintLab, is built around a unique online platform, they make great collaborations with product partners and resellers to create the best end-to-end 3D…

Makerversity Work Placement: Bronwen Jones

I grab a quick chat with Bronwen Jones at the end of her work placement with Makerversity. Bronwen’s first interaction with Makerversity came via the Prince’s Trust product design course that we regularly run. You know, the group that undertook the task of making and creating their own skateboards in one week.

#MVgetstarted with the Prince’s Trust

LIVE: Catch all the action from the Prince’s Trust Get Started course taking place at Makerversity this week. The group were divided into four design teams and briefed to redesign key areas of Makerversity London. Members, friends and family have been teaching the groups key skills, such as hands-on, digital fabrication, 3D modelling in Autodesk Fusion…

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