The academic engine for entrepreneurs

The Conrad School is an immersive educational environment for entrepreneurs. Located within Canada's most innovative university, in a region ranked among the top startup ecosystems in the world, the Conrad School is the academic engine for entrepreneurship on campus, offering programs that are entrepreneurial by design.


Enhance your undergraduate degree by joining Conrad School's specialized programs, experiences, and courses.


Commercialize your ideas and earn your Master's degree or complement your degree with graduate offerings.

  1. Oct. 8, 2020Meet the fall 2020 Enterprise Co-op pitch winners
    Gerry Saporito and Mylene Tu

    This fall term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the fall 2020 pitch winners!

  2. Sep. 30, 2020Great News for Clearpath Robotics Co-Founders and Waterloo Grads
    Matt Rendall, Clearpath Co-founder and CEO pictured with one of their robots.

    Hot on the heels on of their initial $29 million (USD) Series C funding announcement for Otto Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics, this stellar example of Waterloo-entrepreneurship has announced an additional $6.6 million (USD) extension to their historic funding round. 

  3. Aug. 20, 2020Conrad School Competitions Round-Up - Spring 2020
    Conrad School Competitions Round-Up - Spring 2020

    Entrepreneurship and business competitions have and will continue to be, valuable learning experiences for student entrepreneurs. The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business would like to acknowledge and congratulate BET (undergraduate courses), MBET (graduate), alumni, and Enterprise Co-op students on their accomplishments at the various competitions they have competed in this spring 2020 term.

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  1. Oct. 20 to 21, 2020Curious about engineering graduate studies? Register for one of our Ask Me Anything events!

    Join our virtual graduate studies “Ask Me Anything” events for each of our six departments (plus Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business to learn about our MBET program) and have your questions about graduate studies answered by current students, faculty, and admissions experts!

  2. Oct. 20, 2020MBET 'Ask-Me-Anything' (AMA)
    MBET Ask-Me-Anything

    Join the MBET Program Director, current full-time MBET students, and a recruiter from the admissions team to get answers to your questions about the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program.

  3. Oct. 23 to 24, 2020What's Next / What Now - Women in Engineering Conference
    what's next what now poster

    This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

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  1. Apr. 29, 2020See a problem? Consider Enterprise Co-op
    Jackson Mills, 3B Computer Science student

    Jackson Mills saw a problem with student feedback. Originally, he thought that students were falling behind in some classes because of a translation error due to the use of jargon. He and another classmate thought that if they translated lectures into more visual metaphors it would eliminate the use of jargon.

  2. Jan. 22, 2020Elevate creates game based learning platform for individuals with cognitive disabilities
    Karina Gonzales Ramos & Pablo Amaya from Elevate giving each other a high five

  3. Apr. 10, 2019Better Bail For America Wins Hult Prize Regional Finals
    Better Bail For America at Hult Prize in Mexico

    Better Bail For America (BB4A), a team of four fourth-year Mechanical and Mechatronics engineering students, competed in and won the Hult Prize Regional Finals in Mexico in March 2019. 

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