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 7, 2018WATonomous wins awards in autonomous car contest

    University of Waterloo students drove away from the first part of a competition to develop a self-driving car with four awards and a fourth place overall finish.

  2. May 4, 2018Students compete at autonomous car event in Arizona

    Members of a University of Waterloo student design team are in Arizona this week as they compete in the first leg of a three-year contest to develop a self-driving car.

  3. Apr. 23, 20182018 Race-to-Zero Design Competition Picture of the 1st place trophy and certificate

    What is the Race to Zero?

    The Race to Zero is an annual competition, open to students and faculty from any interested collegiate institution.

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