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. Nov. 29, 2021Architecture prof cited for bamboo project in China

    A professor at the School of Architecture at Waterloo is racking up awards as a member of the design team for an innovative project in China.

    David Correa, a design partner at architecture studio LLLab, worked with the team on a canopy and a group of pod-like pavilions mainly made of woven bamboo.

  2. Nov. 29, 2021Remembering a founding member of management sciences

    Shoukry Saleh, a retired faculty member who helped build a Waterloo Engineering department, died on August 9 at the age of 91.

    In 1968, he was one of four professors recruited by Archibald Sherburne, then dean of Waterloo Engineering, to establish the Faculty’s management sciences department.

  3. Nov. 24, 2021Innovative research continues despite COVID

    Enormous challenges presented by COVID-19 have been no match for many Waterloo Engineering students, professors and alumni who started or advanced their research during the pandemic.

    For most, restrictions made them even more determined to tackle problems head-on and come up with innovative and life-enhancing solutions, some of which address coronavirus-related medical issues. 

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  1. Nov. 17, 2021 to Jan. @13, 2022Undergraduate Admissions Webinar Series: Admissions tips & tricks

    Future undergraduate engineering students are invited to join us for an admissions 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.

  2. Nov. 25 to Dec. 12, 202116 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in Engineering

    The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that runs from November 25 to December 10.

    This year, we have a variety of activities and events that you can do or attend to learn more about gender-based violence and what you can do to address it on campus and beyond.  Please join us to help make Engineering more inclusive for people of all genders.

  3. Dec. 1, 2021Lucid Motors x Baja SAE Crossover
    Lucid Motors x Baja SAE Crossover

    UW Baja SAE is super excited to announce that we will be hosting a crossover event with Lucid Motors, a luxury Silicon Valley automaker, redefining the electric vehicle. This event will be a great way to learn more about the automotive industry, as well as gather advice on building a career at Lucid Motors!

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