Canadian University Makerspaces Open to All Students

I recently was asked to look into how many Canadian Universities operated makerspaces that were open to all students on their campuses. Almost all universities have at least one makerspace on campus, but they are often only available to engineering students, or to students participating in a research lab.

Canadian_University_Makerspaces_Open_to_All_Students_-_Google_Fusion_TablesLink to Google Fusion Table map of the data.

With this in mind I, along with two summer students, used Google and searched for, “[universtiy name] makerspace” and “[university name] library makerspace” to try to identify university affiliated makerspaces and then determine if those makerspaces were open to all students.  While we have tried to identify all open makerspaces at Universities in Canada, our list may not be conclusive. Special thanks to my student assistants for their help in gathering the data. If you are aware of any open makerspaces we have missed, please either comment on the Google Sheet listed below, or send me an email.  Enjoy!

Fusion Table Map:

Here’s an example of the same data with a visualization created in ARC-GIS:


Lastly here’s a random link to miniature goats in Seattle in 2015 in Fusion Tables: 

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