The Epicentre of Technology Talent

University of Waterloo

From breaking open new frontiers of research that will transform lives and industry, to redefining the educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students, the Faculty of Engineering is determined to be the destination of choice for students and researchers while continuing to be the  engine of innovation and entrepreneurship for our nation.

The Faculty of Engineering is renowned for uniquely preparing engineers and architects to tackle the hard problems facing humanity. Yet being Canada’s premier engineering and entrepreneurship school is not enough. We are committed to going beyond the expected to achieve the extraordinary.

The Waterloo Engineering Strategic Plan 2020-2025 (PDF) focuses on five priorities that will determine the direction and ongoing success of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo for the next five years. As Canada’s largest engineering school and ranked in the top 50 worldwide, the Faculty of Engineering continues to offer undergraduate and graduate students the most robust, unique, and experiential education anywhere in the world and is fearless in its pursuit of research excellence in emerging technologies. This Strategic Plan 2020-2025 is based upon our vision which will inspire leaders to define new frontiers in education, entrepreneurship and research to better serve society:

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Waterloo Engineering will inspire leaders to define new frontiers. Upholding our tradition of co-operative education, we will continue to stimulate our entrepreneurial spirit and research imagination. Above all, our engineers and architects are committed to serving society, and building a better future for generations to come.