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 2018/19, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $96 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

  1. Aug. 22, 2019Cannabis startup pitches investors in Silicon Valley

    A startup company with roots at Waterloo Engineering made a pitch to investors in California this week as a participant in the Y Combinator accelerator program.

    SannTek Labs, which is based in the Velocity Garage in downtown Kitchener, is one of almost 200 startups in the three-month summer cohort of the high-profile Bay Area program. Participants typically receive $150,000 in seed funding.

  2. Aug. 21, 2019Researchers find link between speeding and crashing

    A unique analysis by engineering and mathematics researchers at the University of Waterloo showed that speeding is the riskiest kind of aggressive driving.

    Data for the study – the first of its kind - was provided by insurance companies with clients in Ontario and Texas whose vehicles had been fitted with on-board devices. It covered 28 million trips.

  3. Aug. 21, 2019Mechatronics students win $100,000 scholarships

    Two incoming mechatronics engineering students will start their academic careers at the University of Waterloo this fall with $100,000 each in support from the Schulich Leader Scholarships program.

    Evangeline Dryburgh, 17, of Mamora, Ont., and Shahed Saleh, 18, of Windsor, distinguished themselves in a field of more than 1,400 nominees for just 50 of the prestigious scholarships across the country.

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  1. Oct. 3, 2019Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Consortium
    Large 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!

  2. Oct. 10, 20192019 Give Thanks Day

    In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Waterloo Engineering students are invited to say THANK YOU to our generous donors who make what we do at Waterloo possible, every day.

  3. Oct. 26, 2019Convocation Reception for the Class of 2019
    The official mace

    Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate your milestone achievement! The reception starts right after the convocation ceremony.

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