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 10,100 students enrolled in 2018. 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. May 15, 2019Student honoured by City of Waterloo for giving back

    Michelle Liu carefully plans each hour of each day three weeks in advance to figure out where she needs to be and when.

    Between volunteering up to 40 hours a month in several different roles on and off campus and keeping on top of her graduate studies, she constantly checks her changing calendar.

    “I call it 80 productive hours a week, divided between volunteering and my studies,” Liu says with a laugh.

  2. May 13, 2019Student team steels itself for national competition

    After spending hundreds of hours working on their steel bridge in the Sedra Student Design Centre, Waterloo civil engineering students are confident they have what will stand up to the competition in Quebec this week.

  3. May 10, 2019Alumnus named to Forbes list for landmine innovation

    Waterloo Engineering alumnus Richard Yim was recently named to the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list of 300 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs across Asia.

    Yim, who graduated from Waterloo in 2016 with a degree in mechanical engineering and completed the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology the following year, was recognized in the Social Entrepreneurs category, one of 10 categories with 30 honorees each.

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  1. May 22, 2019International exchange & working abroad information session for MME studentsStudents holding Canadian flag on a mountain in Norway

    Attention all 1B Mechanical & Mechatronics Students!

    Be sure to attend this information session to learn how you can internationalize your degree by an academic exchange and/or an international work term.

  2. May 22, 2019International exchange & working abroad information sessionStudent crossing a suspension bridge in Northern Ireland

    Attention 1B Chemical, Environmental, Architectural, and Reduced Load Program Students!

    Be sure to attend this information session to learn how you can internationalize your degree by an academic exchange and/or an international work term.

  3. May 25, 2019EV Challengeman in racecar

    Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo High School Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition

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