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. Dec. 11, 2019Professor receives China’s top award for foreign experts

    Keith Hipel, a systems design engineering professor, was recognized with the 2019 China Friendship Award this fall.

  2. Dec. 10, 2019Creativity bubbles to the surface in first-year project

    The hands of 160 students in a first-year Waterloo chemical engineering class have likely never been cleaner as they worked on a new course project.

    This fall’s Chemical Engineering Design Studio 1 (ChE180) course included designing, formulating and producing handcrafted soaps.

  3. Dec. 9, 2019Toyota donates $2.1 million to help drive innovation

    To help shape the future of engineering, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is launching a unique hands-on engineering innovation challenge designed for University of Waterloo’s engineering students.

    The Toyota Engineering Innovation Challenge was part of TMMC’s funding announcement of $2.1 million to Waterloo Engineering -- the largest single financial donation ever made to a Canadian university.

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  1. Dec. 12, 2019Entrepreneurship information session for undergraduate advisors
    Two students writing on whiteboard

    The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business would like to invite all UW advisors to an information session to learn how you can guide students to pursue their entrepreneurial goals with our undergraduate academic offerings.

  2. Jan. 17, 2020Waterloo Engineering Alumni Ski Day 2020
    Ski lifts with sunshine behind them at Osler Bluff Ski Club

    Please join us on the slopes to ski or snowboard at this exclusive and beautiful private resort! Once again this year, we are partnering with the Faculty of Science and Science alumni will join us on the hills.

  3. June 6, 2020Waterloo Engineering Class Reunion 2020
    Bus push

    The Waterloo Engineering alumni class reunion in 2020 is taking place on June 6, 2020 at Alumni Weekend. The engineering Classes of 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone in their engineering career.

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