The PrintCity Blog

Our students are the lifeblood of our MSc Industrial Digitalisation course and PrintCity. Their varied backgrounds bring a rich, diverse mix of perspectives to the work that we do.

In the PrintCity blog, we strongly promote and support engagement with the ‘real world’ of business. Our blog posts capture their experiences in an informal way, including social outings, which strengthen their working relationship by undertaking activities that require teamwork.

Adventures in Additive – Kazakhstan teacher reflects on his PrintCity internship.

My name is Asset Rakishev, and I’m from Kazakhstan. I am a teacher at Karagandy Technical University, which is also the same university where I graduated, in the field of …

Build-a-Bear 2.0: PrintCity host Ingenious Outreach event with Alder Community High School

After a successful visit from Alder Community High School in April, they returned for another visit with their year 9 students. As student ambassadors, we played a more active role …

Foundations in Fusion: PrintCity engage with local school

Article by PrintCity Student Ambassadors: Bosco, Rhea and Simba In collaboration with widening participation, we had the honour of hosting an inquisitive bunch of students from Alder Community High School. …

Opening the toolbox: PrintCity delivers an introduction to digital tools with Fusion 360

On 13th May we were joined by the year 10s of Our Lady’s RC High School at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Print City. The year group were given a tour by …

Putting the CAD in Oasis aCADemy

Blog post written by Student Ambassadors Oliver, Chloe, Rhea and Bosco On 1st April at PrintCity, we had the chance to host 24 students from Year 9 and 10 from …

PrintCity collaborates with GM Higher and 4wardFutures to inspire students

PrintCity hosted 39 high school pupils last Friday for an exciting introduction to all things additive manufacturing, sustainability and circular economy. The visit was part of a collaborative event with …

Surface Design Show 2022

Surface Spotlight LIVE Manchester Metropolitan University’s 3D additive and digital manufacturing centre, PrintCity, is showcasing two Interreg NW Europe funded projects at the Surface Design Show’s Surface Spotlight Live 2022, TRANSFORM-CE …

MSc students visit to Manchester’s Hidden Creative

3D models are often manufactured using additive and subtractive methods, using 3D printers and CNC mills. These have their merits for visualisations and tactile feedback but they also have limits …

PrintCity Round Up – July Edition

Welcome to the PrintCity Monthly Round Up, the newsletter for keeping up to date with all aspects of PrintCity.  Each month we will be recapping what has happened across the different …

PrintCity Round Up – June 2021

Welcome to the PrintCity Monthly Round Up, the newsletter for keeping up to date with all aspects of PrintCity.  Each month we will be recapping what has happened across the different …