Sheffield Hallam Formula Student Society

SHU Racing is the home of Sheffield Hallam University’s formula student team.

We are an organisation founded and run by Sheffield Hallam university students who design, build and compete a single seat, open wheel, race car at the IMechE Formula Student event.


Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

The facts

SHU Racing is Sheffield Hallam's centre for extra-curricular engineering practice.
The team creates a hub of technical excellence. We work with companies to develop the next STEM graduates.
We pride ourselves on including students from any course and year, from Psychology to Maths.
SHU Racing is made up of 7 core Masters students and 30 younger member.

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The team consists of over forty members from a wide variety of academic backgrounds, from foundation to masters year students. As a team we strongly believe in professional diversification, utilising students with a wide range of perspectives, ideals and educational background This ensures we develop a diverse working environment, in which members can learn and apply teachings to a real world project and gain invaluable experience to prepare them for their future careers.

Each year we strive to push our designs and further innovate to improve our competitive edge in the competition. At our most recent event, the team successfully competed in every dynamic event, one of only fourteen teams to do so, whilst also reaching the costing final for the first time in the teams eight year history. The culmination of the hard work resulted in our highest ever finish, placing 21st overall.

Our Team: 

President: Connor Waterman

Secretary: Nathan Prentice

Treasurer: Alex Gregor

Equality and Diversity: Harry Dransfield

How to Join

If you would like to know more please take a look at our website.

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