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Welcome to Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo

We are one of the largest combined departments of civil, environmental, geological and architectural 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 future or current undergraduate student, interested in graduate studies or just curious about our department, we invite you to explore our programs, research and other information on this site to find out more.

  1. July 16, 2021Water Institute announces 2021 Seed Grant recipients

    The Water Institute is pleased to announce that two research teams have been awarded funding in the recent 2021 seed grant competition. The Water Institute’s seed grant program was initiated in 2014 to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration, international partnerships, and to encourage the development of research proposals that tackle increasingly complex global water issues. Please click here to continue reading this story.

  2. June 22, 20212021 Convocation Video
    Convocation Mace

    In case you missed it or just want to relive the excitment. Please check out the 2021 Convocation Video here

  3. June 20, 20212021 Award Recipient and Finalists
    Amanda Coleman

    2021 Pearl Sullivan Emerging Global Leaders Award Recipient

    Amanda (Mandy) Coleman, BASc '21, Environmental Engineering

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  1. July 16 to Aug. 5, 2021GreenHouse Fall Program Opportunities

    Innovation, coaching & networking opportunities at GreenHouse Social Impact Incubator for FYDP Capstone teams interested in working on challenges with organizations and individuals with a problem or venture in mind! Apply to GreenHouse’s Social Innovators in Training & Workplace Innovation Programs by August 5th.

  2. July 29, 2021SFF Debate Competition - Spring 2021

    The spring Stanford Fleming Foundation (SFF) Debate competition will be held on Thursday, July 29th starting at 5:30 p.m. (E.T.).  The competition will be held online using MS Teams.  All engineering students are eligible to participate. Engineering students are invited to register in teams of two.  A team can consist of students from two different engineering disciplines if desired.  No previous debating experience is necessary.

  3. Aug. 16 to 20, 20212021 World Fuel Cell Conference
    WFCC World Fuel Cell Conference Virtual Event August 16-20

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