Welcome to the Sedra Student Design Centre

The Sedra Student Design Centre consists of over 20 000 square feet of space dedicated to design teams and student projects. There are more than two dozen design teams, all of which are student-led, and many of which represent Waterloo internationally. It is the largest facility of its type in North America.

  • 20 000 square feet of space across two floors exclusively for students, with a dedicated sanding bay, paint room, and garages for team projects.
  • Dedicated CAD workstations for teams to develop their designs.
  • Two meeting rooms for students' use, plus an open-concept work area for teams to collaborate on their projects.
  • Home to Waterloo's 3D Print Centre, providing professional 3D printing and printed circuit board production capabilities to students.
  • Adjacent to the Engineering Student Machine Shop, which provides students with training, advice, and resources on design projects.
  1. May 2, 2017Ceremony celebrating UWAFT's success

    Mayor Dave Jaworsky joins the University of Waterloo Alternate Fuels Team (UWAFT)

    University of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team (UWAFT) ribbon cutting ceremony officially marked a major milestone for heir car being drive-able. UWAFT invited the Mayor of Waterloo, Dave Jaworsky, as someone who helps to influence environmental issues and other policies in the government towards sustainable transportation.

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  1. June 1 to 4, 2017Formula North

    Formula North 

    University of Waterloo's Formula Motorsports Team

    Formula North is a Canadian Formula Student-style competition. The purpose of the competition is to promote the awareness of practical engineering experience and student innovation through creating a competitive Canadian platform for Canadian and International teams alike

    Contact uwfsae@gmail.com for more information

  2. June 1 to 3, 2017University Rover Challenge

    University Rover Challenge 2017

    University of Waterloo Robotics Team

    The University Rover Challenge (URC) is the world's premier robotics competition for college students.  Held annually in the desert of southern Utah in the United States, URC challenges student teams to design and build the next generation of Mars rovers that will one day work alongside astronauts exploring the Red Planet.

  3. June 20 to 24, 2017International Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition

    2017 IREC and the First Annual Spaceport America Cup

    Waterloo Rocketry Team

    The Spaceport America Cup brought to you by ESRA and Spaceport America is an intercollegiate engineering competition for rocket teams from all over the country and around the world. Student teams competing in the Spaceport America Cup Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition must design, build, and launch a rocket carrying no less than 8.8 lb. of payload to a target apogee either 10,000 ft. or 30,000 ft. above ground level (AGL).

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