Harnessing your creativity

Creative thinkers are necessary in all disciplines and creativity is highly sought by employers.

​What is Unleash Space?

Creativity comes in many shapes and forms from innovation and entrepreneurship to artistic and design endeavours.

Free for all staff and students at the University, Unleash Space is an environment for creating, playing, making, inventing, experimenting and doing.

Unleash Space is the University of Auckland’s vibrant innovation and entrepreneurship hub, with a state-of-the-art maker space. It offers workshops, a bookable meeting room, brainstorming spaces, experts and inspiration for your projects and ventures.

The Unleash Space can help you:

  • Complement your academic studies through creative enterprises.
  • Engage with new and emerging technologies and industry standard software.
  • Pursue existing creative or design interests, or develop new ones.
  • Enrich your life through the enjoyment which comes with being creative.
  • Connect with other like-minded creatives.
  • Develop your ideas and foster entrepreneurship.

Where is Unleash Space located?

Unleash Space is located at the corner of Grafton Road and Symonds Street at the University of Auckland’s City Campus. Entry is via the Engineering Building (Building 402), 20 Symonds Street.

Find out hours and contact details.

What is Maker Space?

Maker Space hosts 3D printers, a laser cutter, CNC router, electronics, vacuum former, sewing machines, art and craft supplies and other tools and machinery.

On Demand workshops

The Unleash Space offers a range of On Demand pre-recorded entry-level workshops, available 24/7 via Canvas. These can help learn to use industry-standard software and download free software available through the University’s license.

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