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 almost 10,500 students enrolled in 2019. 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. Oct. 22, 2020Waterloo tech adopted by major US pathology centre

    Technology developed by engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo has been adopted by a major pathology facility in the United States.

    The Joint Pathology Center (JPC), which has the world’s largest collection of preserved human tissue samples, will use an artificial intelligence (AI) search engine to index and search its digital archive as part of a modernization effort.

  2. Oct. 22, 2020Redirecting master's research for COVID detection

    Linda Wang quickly pivoted her work last spring to help develop technology to detect COVID-19.

    Wang, who will receive her master’s degree in systems design engineering this week, helped create COVID-Net, now an open-source tool designed to screen coronavirus cases from chest X-ray images. 

  3. Oct. 22, 2020Four engineering subjects crack the world's top 100

    Waterloo Engineering placed two subjects in the top 50 and two more in the top 100 in worldwide university rankings for 2021.

    In an evaluation of more than 1,500 global universities by media company U.S. News and World Report, electrical engineering ranked 25th and mechanical engineering was 49th.

    Civil engineering was ranked 73rd and chemical engineering held the 87th spot.

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  1. Nov. 2 to 23, 2020FREE, 4-week Mental Toughness program for female-identifying students in Engineering

    Register for this FREE, 4-week Mental Toughness program (1 virtual workshop/week on Mondays 6:00-7:30 pm, starting November 2, 2020).  The program is tailored for women-identifying students, where you will learn how to cope with the stress and anxiety you face from living your life as a student, how to budget properly so that you can have financial freedom later, what skills you need to develop to become the leader you want to be (and how to develop them), and the truth behind health, nutrition and your body weight. 

  2. Nov. 18, 2020MBET for International Students Online Information Session
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    This one-hour online webinar info session will focus on application and admission for international students. International academic equivalencies and English Language Proficiency (ELP) will be discussed in detail.

  3. Nov. 18 to 19, 2020Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions-focused webinar that will focus on the admissions process and cover topics like how to apply, tips for your Admissions Information Form (AIF), and more!

    Our panellists will include our Director/Associate Director of Admissions as well as current students who successfully went through the process themselves.

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