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2022 Formula SAE-A competition - REGISTRATIONS OPEN


We can guarantee you’ve never seen anything quite like Formula SAE-A – a competition where university students design, build and compete in their very own Formula-style open-wheeled racing car.

Formula SAE-A has been embraced by Universities since its 2000 inception, providing an exciting, challenging and realistic platform which enables the students to put into practice the outcomes of their studies.  

Each December, thousands of students, volunteers and spectators get to experience around 35 university teams pitting their machines head-to-head in this educational program. And the secret’s out. The event is now also attracting teams from across the world including UK, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand and the USA.

Students with Formula SAE-A experience are recognised as highly motivated and capable professionals and are in great demand. The competition provides an environment for students to develop problem-solving and outcome-focused management skills within a resource-limited organisation that the industry is seeking in the next-generation STEM workforce.

Team members are headhunted for their unique skillsets in engineering, management, leadership, teamwork, marketing and finance, each honed to perfection in this real-life commercial project.

Through Formula SAE-A we are creating the next innovators, superstars and leaders of tomorrow’s mobility and transport technologies sector. And by making the event known to every industry sector, we’re introducing these young engineers to prospective employers who need team members that can ‘hit the ground running from day one of their careers.


Self-driving cars are entering the market, bringing about a full-scale revolution in how we travel. As the technology evolves, we challenge students to design, build and race the next generation of autonomous formula student vehicles



WIN News coverage of 2019 Formula SAE-A Competition

Uni Students have put their car-building skills to the test at the annual Formula SAE-A championships..

Hundreds of teams spent over a year putting their petrol or electric race cars together for the ultimate racing competition.


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