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 10,500 students enrolled in 2020. In 2019/20, external research funding from Canadian and international partners exceeded $86.8 million, a strong indication of our extensive industry partnerships and the excellence of our engineering research programs.

Future Undergraduate

Interested in studying engineering? This section provides in-depth information about the programs offered to our students.

Future Graduate

Do you want to continue your studies in engineering at the University of Waterloo? Take a look at the programs offered by our engineering departments.

Faculty Openings

View and apply to the current faculty positions available at the University of Waterloo. Be sure to include all of the requested information.


Research Strengths

From world-changing AI technology to locking down cyber security solutions, Waterloo Engineering researchers are driving innovative discoveries that are advancing knowledge and improving lives globally.

Wellness Resources

The wellbeing of our students (graduate and undergraduate), staff, and faculty matters! The ENGWellness Program was created to support and promote the wellbeing of our community throughout the year.


  1. May 11, 2021New antenna technology passes its Internet test

    An intelligent antenna developed by researchers at Waterloo Engineering has been successfully tested, a major milestone in a multi-year, multi-million-dollar project.

    The phased array antenna system for next-generation communications can be electronically steered to maintain links to overhead satellites for Internet connectivity.

  2. May 11, 2021Startup lands backing for tech to help fish farmers

    A startup company that was co-founded by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus is partnering with a leading marine technology firm based in the United Kingdom.

    Blue Lion Labs was launched in 2018 by Jason Deglint (MASc ’16, systems design engineering, PhD ’19, systems design engineering) and Katie Thomas, who has a doctorate in biology from the University of Waterloo.

  3. May 11, 2021Alumnus elected to lead Ontario engineering society

    An alumnus of Waterloo Engineering is the new president and chair of a provincial association that brings engineers together for the benefit of the profession and society as a whole.

    Mark Frayne (BASc ’87, geological engineering) brings 30 years of experience in the mining industry and numerous volunteer roles in Sudbury to his leadership post with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).

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  1. Feb. 22 to July 29, 2021The Praxis Ideation Challenge
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    The Faculties of Engineering and Health and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology are partnering with the Praxis Spinal Cord Institute in The Praxis Ideation Challenge.

  2. May 18, 2021Athletics and Recreation Virtual Open House
    Athletics and Recreation Virtual Open House

    Learn more about what Athletics and Recreation has to offer this term!

  3. May 20, 2021ALUMNI SPEAKER SERIES "Next Generation of Implants and Medical Devices: Exploring Additive Manufacturing’s New Biofabrication Frontiers"
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    "Next Generation of Implants and Medical Devices: Exploring Additive Manufacturing’s New Biofabrication Frontiers""

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