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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. Nov. 15, 2018Alumni, longtime supporter cited at awards dinner

    Exceptional students were recognized along with accomplished graduates and a longtime corporate supporter as Waterloo Engineering staged its 2018 Awards Dinner for more than 400 people this week.

    In addition to hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students cited for excelling in academic and extracurricular pursuits, the annual event at Federation Hall honoured alumni in four categories and a company with a history of backing researchers and students.

  2. Nov. 13, 2018Researchers awarded chairs and funding through CRC program  

    Waterloo Engineering research received a boost with the awarding of two Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) included in a national announcement to help “keep Canadian research at the forefront of discovery today and in the future.”

  3. Nov. 12, 2018PhD student receives two prestigious awards

    Frederick Cheng, an environmental engineering doctoral candidate, recently won the 2017 Water Resources Research Editors' Choice Award for a paper based on his research.

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  1. Nov. 21, 2018President's Town Hall Meeting

    Hear from the President and engage with the University’s senior leadership at the President’s Town Hall Meeting.

    Attend in person, or engage with us online.

    Send your questions to or tweet to #UWth.

  2. Nov. 21, 2018Women in Engineering (WiE) Mini Hackathon

  3. Nov. 21, 2018TD Walter Bean Lecture in Environment

    On the State of Freshwater Fish and Fisheries: Finding a Future for the Forgotten

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