Category Archives: Student News

13th Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAS Competition 2021-2022

Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) is pleased to announce the 13th annual Student UAS Competition.  Attention All Teams! There has been a security breach at an embassy in downtown Ottawa.  Governments are increasingly using UAS to aid in securing Critical Infrastructure and respond to threats. University and college teams from across Canada […]

Student UAS Competition – Phase 1 Design Paper Winners 2020 & 2021

Not even COVID-19 can lock down the two attempts of the 12th annual UAS-STC Student Competition. Although the the 2020 flying phase was grounded and the 2021 phase will be virtual, the design paper competition is complete. The judges were impressed! And the winners are….

The 12th USC-STC Student UAS Competition is Going Virtual

When COVID-19 forced the cancellation of last years UAS competition flying phase, the teams and committee collaborated on a plan to create a virtual competition for 2021. The original scenario to deliver medical supplies by drone, is more appropriate than ever. Teams from 10 universities will be up for the challenge from April 30 to […]

Students – Apply Before August 31st for the $2500 Mark Cuss Memorial Scholarship

USC-STC is honoured to support Canada’s rising stars contributing to the future of Unmanned Systems In December 2006, a young, gifted unmanned vehicles engineer working with CDL Systems named Mark Cuss passed away after a courageous 22-month battle with cancer.  At the time of his death, Mark was only 27 years old. However, during his short time, Mark made […]

Two Canadian Teams Win @ AUVSI Competition

Congratulations to the ETS Dronolab team from Montreal’s ÉTS – École de Technologie Supérieure. It placed FIRST at the AUVSI student competition this month, which had 75 global entries, of which 47 competed. Dronolab also placed First at this year’s earlier USC-STC Student UAS Competition, an incredible accomplishment and a testament to the talent and […]

Student UAS Competition Attracts 16 Teams from Across Canada

There is a power struggle shaping  up in the Lac Saint-Jean region of Quebec.  It is between the UAS teams representing 16 colleges and universities from across Canada who will be put to the test identifying the damage to and proposing solutions for a solar field. CED Alma will host the 11th annual event 3 […]