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 7, 2021A message of condolence from Dean Mary Wells

    It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the untimely death of Anthony Tkachenko, a University of Waterloo fourth-year mechanical engineering student.

  2. May 5, 2021Co-op student makes her mark during term at NRC

    An undergraduate student at Waterloo Engineering made an impressive mark in a high-tech area of 3D printing during a co-op work term last year.

    Kayley Ting, who is studying biomedical engineering, worked with experts at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to solve a messy problem in tomographic 3D printing, which involves the use of light to create objects from photocurable resin in vials.

  3. May 4, 2021Software grad named to Forty Under 40 list in Ottawa

    A graduate of the software engineering program at Waterloo Engineering has been recognized as a young business leader in Ottawa.

    Ronald Richardson (BSE ’07) was named this week to the 2021 Forty Under 40 list produced by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Board of Trade.

    Contenders for the award are assessed based on business accomplishments, professional experience and community involvement.

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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. May 12, 2021Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Rob Otway (BASc ‘85), Executive Vice President at Bird Construction on “Follow Your Own Path"
    Rob Otway (BASc '85)

    Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Rob Otway (BASc 1985, Civil Engineering), Executive Vice President Buildings West at Bird Construction, who will discuss “Follow Your Own Path”.

  3. 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!

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