Formula Student

At Swansea University you can design and build a single-seater racing car to compete against other universities in the UK at a number of events, as part of the Swansea University Race Engineering (SURE) team, our Formula Student society.

Run by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Formula Student provides an opportunity to learn new skills, work in a team, and gain experience putting your degree into a real-world situation.

Swansea University have funded the Swansea University Race Engineering (SURE) team since 2001. The SURE team has been racing, designing and building cars for Formula Student (FS) competitions since 2001. SURE compete in FS events across Europe and have been working alongside academic and industrial partners in order to create the most successful race car possible.

SURE is made of students across different disciplines and of all levels, of which include postgraduate students and students outside of Engineering.

Visit their official website.

formula student competition
Backed by Industry

Formula Student is Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition, run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Universities from across the globe are challenged to design and build a single-seat racing car in order to compete in static and dynamic events, which demonstrate their understanding and test the performance of the vehicle.