We are based in the Aeronautical Engineering building, where the school has generously donated lab space for us to construct our rockets. The school also provides academic support and research opportunities through collaboration and thesis opportunities.
Established in 1977 on the initiative of the late Sir Hermann Black, the University of Sydney Chancellor's Committee is a group of volunteers who raise money for projects of university-wide significance. Using funds from shop sales and the annual Book Fair, the committee has provided grants totaling more than $1 million to a variety of University projects including Library art collections, rare books conservation, scholarships and other minor projects.
Royal Aeronautical Society
Our major partner for IREC in 2019 is the Royal Aeronautical Society, Australian Division. The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British multi-disciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community. Founded in 1866, it is the oldest aeronautical society in the world.
Sydney Composites are our primary partner for Silverye's airframe and fins.
Paint my Bike
Paint My Bike are supporting us through designing and applying a finishing paint job to Silvereye.
MeeLoft provide support and advice for the recovery system on Silvereye.