Get Involved

UKSEDS run a variety of events and competitions over the year, bringing together students and industry professionals throughout the country to discuss, learn, and network. Check out the timetable below for more details of what’s on, or subscribe to Ecliptic, our email newsletter, at the bottom of the page to stay up-to-date with our events.

You can also help UKSEDS by hosting an event, or by volunteering with us.


UKSEDS have a number of events each year, including our annual conference, a number of workshops, and several others. Check out the events calendar for 2016-17 below, and keep an eye on our social media for updates as we finalise these.

Event Location Date
Rispace Careers Event London 26th October 2016
Computer Aided Engineering in Space Workshop Sheffield 13th November 2016
Radio Workshop Sheffield 11th February 2017
GMAT Workshop Leicester 25th February 2017
National Student Space Conference 2017 Exeter 4th & 5th March 2017
Radio Workshop Bath 18th March 2017
CranSEDS Space Policy Day Cranfield 31st March 2017
Student Propulsion Forum London 21st April 2017
Space Data Hackathon London Tbc
Astronomy Workshop Manchester Tbc
Radio Workshop Glasgow Tbc

or why not host your own UKSEDS event?


Event Starting Date End Date
National Rocketry Competition 17th October 2016 17th July 2017
IAC Student Competition   4th March 2017  24th April 2017
SSPI: Small Sats – The Next Generation
Satellite Design Competition
 2nd October 2016  20th October 2017
Lunar Rover Competition  1st October 2017  July 2018


One of the other ways to get involved with UKSEDS and the space sector is by volunteering with us, either as part of the UKSEDS Staff or with the UKSEDS Outreach Team.