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. Dec. 15, 2017New Architectural Engineering program coming to WaterlooSketch of a cathedral.

    A unique opportunity is coming to the University of Waterloo through the innovative blend of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Architecture, the brand new program - Architectural Engineering!

  2. Dec. 13, 2017A Grand ChallengeAerial view of the Grand River and its surrounding fields.

    A Grand challenge

    As population in the watershed booms, it is more important than ever to keep the river clear and clean

  3. Dec. 1, 2017CivE Design DaysGroup photo of the CivE Design Day contestants, judges and attendees.

    “CivE Design Days” is a two-day event where second year civil and geological engineering students worked in groups to propose a solution to a design problem which incorporates concepts from their core academic curriculum.

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