Welcome to Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo

We are one of the largest combined departments of civil, environmental and geological engineering in Canada and our community of innovative, engaged students, staff and faculty is more than 1,000 strong.

There’s a lot we’re proud of here, and whether you’re a prospective or current student, one of our graduates or just curious about our department, we invite you to check out the programs, resources and other information on this site to find out more.

  1. June 9, 2017CEGES wins best Student Chapterceges presidents

    We are very proud to announce that the Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering Society (CEGES) UW Chapter, has been named the President’s Best Student Chapter!

    After a thorough review of annual reports from 26 student chapters by the Student Affairs committee, CEGES was awarded the top position amidst very keen competition.

    The committee travelled to the CSCE Conference in Vancouver, to accept the award in person, and share their experiences with other chapter leaders.

  2. June 8, 2017Capstone team takes first place at CSCE ConferenceCapstone team

    Winning Team: Erika Krutsch, Melissa Jennings, Laura Luna and Elishua Ben-Choreen

  3. June 8, 2017Appointment of Professor Susan Tighephoto image of Prof. Susan Tighe

     

    "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Susan Tighe as Deputy Provost, Integrated Planning and Budgeting and Professor Diana Parry as Associate Vice-President, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion, for two-year terms commencing 1 July 2017," wrote Vice-President, Academic & Provost Ian Orchard in a memo circulated to campus on Tuesday.

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