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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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Learn to Code

September 25 @ 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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October 2017

Learn to Code

October 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 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. Join here on zoom: https://usq.zoom.us/j/952321360

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Learn to Crochet

October 18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Have you ever wanted to whip up an afghan, create a cute hat or make yourself a scarf? This class will start you on that journey.  Aimed at beginners of crochet, you will learn the basic stitches that you can use to create a range of simple crocheted items. Just come along – crochet hooks and yarn will be provided.

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Getting Started with 3D Printing

October 19 @ 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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Seven Sisters in Circuits

October 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Celebrate the story of the seven sisters constellation, an indigenous dreamtime story, with paper circuits.  Learn the basics of circuit building with LEDs and copper tape and collaborate to build a map of the stars.

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3D Modelling for 3D Printed Life Hacks

October 26 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
USQ Makerspace: Toowoomba Campus Library R block Level 3,

Learn the basics of 3D modelling for 3D printing.  Find out the best repositories for 3D models and navigate through the myriad of 3D modelling software to find out what’s best for your needs.  Start small with some basic design challenges and gain the skills to create CAD models and sculpted models with free software.  Get 3D scanned and learn how to do your own 3D scanning at home. You will require a laptop for this workshop – don’t forget…

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