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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 9,900 students enrolled in 2017. In 2017/18, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $72.4 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Sep. 18, 2018Two incoming students land $100,000 scholarships

    Two new students at Waterloo Engineering began their university careers this month with more than $100,000 each in backing from a national scholarship program.

    Dhruv Patel and Lauren Prophet were among 34 young Canadians selected as Loran Scholars for 2018 from an initial pool of over 5,000 candidates.

  2. Sep. 18, 2018Alumnus tells hackers not to be afraid of failure

    Students who competed in last weekend’s Hack the North at the University of Waterloo received a piece of sage advice from engineering alumnus Chamath Palihapitiya: go fix the hard stuff.  

  3. Sep. 11, 2018New engineering fellows and members named by RSC

    Feridun Hamdullahpur leads a group of four Waterloo Engineering faculty members named today to a prestigious national organization for scholars, artists and scientists.

    A mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor who has served as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo since 2010, Hamdullahpur joins the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as a specially elected fellow.

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  1. June 2 to Oct. 8, 2018Transforming Space

    Immerse, interact, and imagine in Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.

  2. Sep. 26, 2018Conrad Games in Engineering - Fall 2018

    The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

    Lunch will be provided to FANS and competitors! You must pre-register to attend!

    Game Days:

    • Wednesday, September 26th 
    • Wednesday, October 31st 
    • Wednesday, November 21st 
    • Wednesday, November 28th
  3. Sep. 26, 2018Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies ConsortiumLarge group of students at the Waterloo consortium event

    Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

    If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools: 

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