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 2021. 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. Oct. 3, 2022Engineering professor draws national research prize

    Dr. Scott Walbridge, a civil and environmental engineering professor at Waterloo Engineering, has received a top award for a research proposal and its potential to transform the civil infrastructure industry.

    Presented jointly to Walbridge and Conestoga College professors Jim Galloway and Dr. Tam Nguyen, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s (CISC) H.A. Krentz Research Award recognizes researchers with the year’s best research proposal. Walbridge is the first Waterloo professor to ever receive this award.

  2. Oct. 3, 2022Mourning the loss of student Harsimran Darhan

    The University of Waterloo announces, with deep sadness, the death of Harsimran Darhan. Harsimran was a fourth-year mechatronics engineering student.

    Harsimran loved his coursework and excelled in his co-op terms focused on what he was learning. He was a very kind-hearted young man who had a wonderful sense of humour. He loved to be outdoors, especially on his bike. He is fondly remembered by his many friends and by his instructors at Waterloo.

  3. Oct. 2, 2022$1M entrance bursary launched by alumnus family

    In 1957, Cam Wood was eager to leave his hometown of Beeton, Ontario to work and further his education at the same time.

    Barely 17 years old, he found the opportunity to earn both an income and a degree as a student at the University of Waterloo, which had just opened its doors on July 1 of that year.

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  1. June 10 to Dec. 1, 2022U4U initiative
    University for Ukraine Logo

    One out of every two Ukrainian families have been broken apart.

  2. Oct. 5 to 8, 2022Waterloo Architecture Alumni Reunion | ROME
    Image of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.

  3. Oct. 5, 2022Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Alim Khamisa (MBET ’10), Product Manager at Element Finance & Co-Founder of DeFi Toronto

    Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumni Alim Khamisa (MBET 2010), product manager at Element Finance and co-founder of DeFi Toronto to learn about Web3 and the emergence of a new blockchain-based financial system – decentralized finance (DeFi).

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