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 2021. 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.

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SefunmiOsinaike (BASc ‘17, electrical and computer engineering) andHelen Huang (BSc ‘17) co-founded Co.Labin 2022 to help people who want to get into tech but aren’t sure how to do it

The company is a mentorship-based program for people from all walks of lifeits motto is “you belong in tech” — and has helped more than 1,000 people in 50 countries switch careers and land roles at Apple, Google and Amazon, among others.

In recognition of her work creating more degradable and recyclable plastics, Dr. Elisabeth Prince has been awarded the John C. Polyani Prize.

The award is presented by the Council of Ontario Universities to an individual or team whose research has led to outstanding advances in the field of natural sciences or engineering.

Seun Adetunji, a Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) student at the University of Waterloo’s Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, is revolutionizing healthcare communication with her innovative solution, MedInclude

Adetunji is addressing the prevalent issue of patients with medical jargon. According to some studies, around 51% of patients don’t understand medical language provided by their doctor.