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Design teams at FEAS offer exciting, fun opportunities to apply your knowledge in the real world. They also give you the chance to travel to destinations in Canada and around the globe, meet new people, and compete against other schools.
Want to start your own design team?
To start your own engineering design team, follow the instructions as outlined on the Metropolitan University Engineering Society (MUES) website (external link) . For architecture design teams, contact the Toronto Metropolitan Architecture Student Society (arc.soc) (external link) through their website.
Canadian National Concrete Canoe Team
Members of this multi-disciplinary team design and build a canoe made of concrete, which is put to the test at an annual inter-university competition.
This team focuses on designing, building and launching a CanSat, which is a simulation of a real satellite integrated within a container similar in size to a soft drink can.
Ryerson Engineering Concrete Toboggan Team
With an emphasis on creativity and innovation, this team designs and builds a safe, high-performing, sustainable toboggan, which it enters into competition at an annual race.
Ryerson Aero Design (RAD)
Formed originally in 1986, this team is all about designing, building and flying radio-controlled aircraft for the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Aero Design Series, a competition held annually in the U.S.
Ryerson Baja Racing
Members of this team design and build a high-performance off-road vehicle that races at one or two competitions each year.
Ryerson ChemE Car
Members of this interdisciplinary team design and construct a car powered by a chemical energy source that will safely carry a specified load over a given distance.
Toronto Met Formula Racing
This team, comprised of engineering, graphic design and business students, designs and manufactures a formula-style race car to compete in Formula SAE events around the world.
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With the goal of competing for the Boeing GoFly prize, team members design, manufacture, assemble, and test a half-scale model of a personal flying device.
Ryerson Propulsion Group
Students fascinated by aerospace engineering come together on this team to design, manufacture, test and fly an aerial vehicle.
Ryerson Rams Robotics (R3)
A robotics collective that competes all over the world, R3 members have built robots for the Toronto Raptors, Airbus and more.
Ryerson Rocketry Club
This multidisciplinary engineering design team builds a rocket designed to reach an altitude of 30,000 feet and shatter the sound barrier.
Ryerson Steel Bridge Team
Team members have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to a hands-on steel-design project and take it to a competition that is judged by industry professionals.
Ryerson Thrill Club (RTC)
Members of this team design amusement rides and devices, and plan and participate in international competitions. They also contribute to ongoing human factors and safety research.
Ryerson Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (RUAV) Team
With the goal of competing in the Unmanned Systems Canada UAS Student Competition, team members build unmanned aerial vehicles that can either be remotely controlled or flown autonomously.