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July 2017

Create a Papercraft LED Robot (Bookings Essential)

July 28 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Learn the basics of circuits and build a papercraft LED robot.  This is a great introduction to later electronics workshops, and demonstrates an easy way to upcycle materials and add LEDs to your projects. Primary school education students and teachers will also enjoy this workshop as an introduction to craft with technology. Email makerspace@usq.edu.au to RSVP before the 27th of July.

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August 2017

Learn to Code

August 9 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Start learning to code in a social environment on codeacademy.com, with free courses in learning HTML, CSS, Web design, Python, Ruby and much more.  These regular sessions are a great way to put the time aside to achieve your learning goals.  BYO laptop essential, don’t forget your charger cords! Anyone is welcome, underage school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  

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Makerspace Student Club Meet #1

August 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Are you interested in building and making things, collaborative projects and group benefits?  Come along to the first Makerspace Student Club meeting and have your say!  Let's build some awesome stuff together.

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Getting Started with 3D Printing

August 23 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

This class will walk you through what all the 3D printing hype is about and teach you how to make your own 3D printed life hacks for around the house or at work. Make the UP! Box 3D printer in the Makerspace to do your bidding. Learn where to find the best models for 3D printing, material choices, printer capabilities and how to finish your models with smoothing techniques and painting.  This session is targeted at a beginner level and…

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3D Sculpting for 3D Printing

August 28 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Ever wanted to 3D print your own digital art?  Learn how to get into digital sculpting with this 3D modelling workshop.  This will take you through the basics of using Meshmixer, a free, powerful sculpting platform and how to generate your own "low poly" models.  You'll also learn how to take 3D scans and clean, prepare and edit them for 3D printing.  BYO laptops are essential, don't forget to bring your charger cable!  Anyone is welcome, tune in on zoom here:…

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Learn to Code

August 30 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Start learning to code in a social environment on codeacademy.com, with free courses in learning HTML, CSS, Web design, Python, Ruby and much more.  These regular sessions are a great way to put the time aside to achieve your learning goals.  BYO laptop essential, don’t forget your charger cords! Anyone is welcome, underage school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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September 2017

Learn to Code

September 11 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Start learning to code in a social environment on codeacademy.com, with free courses in learning HTML, CSS, Web design, Python, Ruby and much more.  These regular sessions are a great way to put the time aside to achieve your learning goals.  BYO laptop essential, don’t forget your charger cords! Anyone is welcome, underage school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  

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USQ Maker Club Meet

September 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Are you interested in building and making things, collaborative projects and group benefits?  Come along to the first Makerspace Student Club meeting and have your say!  Let’s build some awesome stuff together.

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Getting Started with 3D Printing

September 15 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

This class will walk you through what all the 3D printing hype is about and teach you how to make your own 3D printed life hacks for around the house or at work. Make the UP! Box 3D printer in the Makerspace to do your bidding. Learn where to find the best models for 3D printing, material choices, printer capabilities and how to finish your models with smoothing techniques and painting.  This session is targeted at a beginner level and…

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Raspberry Pi ‘Talk Like a Pirate’ Workshop

September 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Celebrate Talk like a Pirate Day with Raspberry Pi! Check out the pi zero with a landlubber to pirate translator.  A pirate speech generator that uses jQuery to cause live updates to a web page.  Come and see how this simple code/page was created.  You can replicate this project on a raspberry pi or a laptop and get a feel for creating web pages, no prior knowledge required.  Project details:  https://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/talk-like-a-pirate/ Join us on zoom here: https://usq.zoom.us/j/856918448

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