Canada's Largest Engineering School

Ranked among the top 50 engineering schools worldwide, Waterloo Engineering is committed to leading engineering education and research.

We are the largest engineering school in Canada, with over 10,500 students enrolled in 2020. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.


  1. Oct. 14, 2021Social activist wants to 'create something amazing' at Waterloo

    A first-year software engineering student is passionate about seeing what she can accomplish at Waterloo. 

    Charlene Rocha brings with her a wide range of experience from leading climate change events and strikes at Queen’s Park to heading up a Canadian high school chapter of an initiative to 3D print prosthetic limbs and advocating for women in STEM.

  2. Oct. 13, 2021Launched by undergrad, D2L now poised to go public

    An online learning company that was started by a Waterloo Engineering student who challenged himself to think big is now poised to go public.

    D2L Corp., which was founded in 1999 while John Baker (BASc '00) was still an undergraduate student in systems design engineering, filed a prospectus with regulators this week to list on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DTOL.

  3. Oct. 12, 2021Alumni startup makes global finals in design contest

    A flame-retardant product inspired by seaweed has earned two recent Waterloo Engineering graduates a spot in the finals of a prestigious international design competition.

    Anneke van Heuven (BASc ’21) and Elias Trouyet (BASc ’21), co-founders of startup company AlgoBio, were named today to the global top 20 for the 2021 James Dyson Award, an annual showcase for student inventors.

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  1. Oct. 13 to 27, 2021General member recruitment for Integrated Natural Sciences & Computer Sciences Club

    Do you want to be part of the beginning of something unique? Are you interested in all fields of sciences AND computer sciences? UW Integrated Natural Sciences & Computer Sciences Club is looking for general members!

  2. Oct. 18 to 22, 2021Women's Entrepreneurship Week 2021
    WEW 2021

    The Conrad School is hosting a Speaker Series to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021 with Montclair University and other institutions around the globe. Celebrate with us!

  3. Oct. 19 to 21, 2021 Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Which engineering program is right for you?

    Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help determine which engineering program is right for you. The session will feature presentations from current students/program advisors and representatives from our admissions team will also be online to help answer your questions during the live Q&A.

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