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uCreate Your Own 3D Selfie

Course Times & Enrolment

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Course Summary

Use 3D scanning and printing to make a scale model of yourself! This digital skills workshop is supported by our partners, uCreate Studios.

Please note, this course takes place at the uCreate Studio (Room 1.12 of the University’s Central Library 30 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ). Please report to the porter’s desk on arrival.

Course Details

Pre-requisites for enrolment

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.

Special Information

Participants must bring with them their own laptop.

Content of Course

This hands-on session leads to the creation of a personalised 3D “selfie.” The workshop is a great taster session, providing beginner friendly experience with:

1. 3D Scanning.

2. 3D Modelling.

3. 3D Printing.

Teaching method(s)

This is a hands-on, practical workshop. By the end of the session participants will have a digital 3D selfie, ready for 3D printing. Please note that models will be printed for collection at a later date. Participants will need to bring their own laptop.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this workshop, students will have increased their confidence in trying new digital skills.


Core Readings

No additional reading is required.


If you have questions regarding the course or enrolment, please contact COL Reception at Paterson's Land by email or by phone 0131 650 4400.

Student support

If you have a disability, learning difficulty or health condition which may affect your studies, please let us know by ticking the 'specific support needs' box on your course application form. This will allow us to make appropriate adjustments in advance and in accordance with your rights under the Equality Act 2010. For more information please visit the Student Support section of our website.