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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 more than 9,500 students enrolled in 2016. In 2014/15, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $64 million, a strong indication of the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Mar. 23, 2017Student teams win $50,000 each to pursue startupsMichael Phillips and Phil Cooper

    An endoscope for arteries and a wearable oxygen device are the goals of two Waterloo Engineering student teams that have won $50,000 each to turn their fourth-year design projects into business startups.

  2. Mar. 16, 2017Editorial stresses the need for advanced degrees in engineering

    "To keep our economic engine running in the face of this imminent shortfall, Canadian industry needs the specialized knowledge and skills of a new kind of engineer — those with advanced degrees." This is the key focus of an editorial published in Policy Options on March 15.

  3. Mar. 16, 2017 Student showcase of 2017 Engineering Capstone Design ProjectsMechanical Capstone Design project

    Engineering projects that push the boundaries of innovation will be on display at the annual Capstone Design symposium, beginning this week at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Mar. 25, 2017FIRST Robotics Competition Waterloo District

    The FIRST Robotics Competition Waterloo District is held each year at the University of Waterloo in March. In 2017 — the 13th year of the Waterloo Regional — 32 teams will compete at Waterloo for a chance to go to St. Louis and compete in the FIRST World Championships.

  2. Mar. 27, 2017Stress reduction drop-in sessions

    These drop-in sessions held on Mondays (12-1 p.m.) are designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Learn to balance your stress naturally through a brief combination of evidence based techniques such as, mindful meditation, progressive relaxation, visualization and restorative yoga postures.

  3. Mar. 28, 2017 Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

    Come and explore Software Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

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