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.

  1. Apr. 7, 2021Students combine housing contest with social caring

    After three years of hard work, members of the Warrior Home design team are hoping to do well next week in an international competition that challenges university students to design and build highly efficient buildings.

  2. Apr. 8, 2021Inventive projects earn startup funding in Esch contest

    All six teams that earned $10,000 each at engineering's annual pitch contest developed creative solutions to challenges ranging from making rock climbing safer to providing spinal cord injury patients with increased mobility.

    The winners of the Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone Design contest were narrowed down from 10 teams of senior-year students who took three minutes each to explain their projects to a panel of judges in the remote competition live-streamed on YouTube.

  3. Apr. 7, 2021Elementary students rally behind alumnus athlete

    A class of elementary students in the Ontario town of Haliburton are getting behind a Waterloo Engineering alumnus who went on to play in the Canadian Football League.

    The students want to see Taly Williams (BASc ’94, civil engineering) recognized on the wall of a local arena along with other hometown athletes who made good.

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  1. Feb. 22 to July 29, 2021The Praxis Ideation Challenge
    the praxis ideation challenge for spinal cord injury innovations register by april 5

    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. Apr. 13, 2021Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumni Shervin Shaffie (BASc '00) of Microsoft and Mohammed Samji (BASc '00) of Oracle on “You’ve Got the Job - Now What? Tips to Fast Track Your Career!"

    Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumni Shervin Shaffie (BASc 2000), Principal Technical Specialist at Microsoft, and Mohammed Samji (BASc 2000), Vice President, User Experience Platform Engineering at Oracle who will discuss “You’ve Got the Job - Now What? Tips to Fast Track Your Career!”.

  3. Apr. 15, 2021Conrad School Connect: Ask-Me-Anything with Cassie Myers
    Conrad School Connect: Ask-Me-Anything with Cassie Myers

    Join us for an engaging Ask-Me-Anything session with University of Waterloo graduate, Conrad School alumni, and CEO & Founder of Lunaria Solutions, Cassie Myers. Cassie is an inclusion and equity advocate, who was recently recognized as a Top 50 Changemakers by Globe and Mail.

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