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. Nov. 25, 2022Engineering students stand out at Velocity $5k finals

    Students from Waterloo Engineering impressed the audience and judges with their business pitches at this week’s Velocity $5k event for aspiring entrepreneurs held at the Student Life Centre.

    Eight teams made three-minute presentations and four were declared the winners, with each winning team taking home $5,000. Three of the four winning teams featured engineering students.

  2. Nov. 23, 2022Researchers awarded $4.2M for climate-change work

    Two projects led by Waterloo Engineering researchers were awarded almost $4.2 million in funding today through a federal program created to tackle climate change by achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

  3. Nov. 22, 2022 Alumni and Faculty friend celebrated at awards event

    Past and present students, donors, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the exceptional achievements of eight alumni and a long-time supporter of the Faculty.

    Hosted by Mary Wells, dean of engineering, this year's event recognized the developer of innovative wearable technology, the founders of a fully integrated and reusable packaging program, two alumni leaders and co-class representatives, an advocate for equity and diversity, a leader of distributed control technology and systems, the CEO of a company that specializes in PVC recycling and waste reduction, and a valued friend of the Faculty.

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  1. June 10 to Dec. 1, 2022U4U initiative
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    One out of every two Ukrainian families have been broken apart.

  2. Nov. 24 to Dec. 11, 202216 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence
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    Promotion of 16 Days of Activism against gender based violence.

  3. Nov. 28, 2022Waterloo.AI & Communitech, Industry Day Fall 2022: Data - The Fuel for AI
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    Waterloo.AI and Communitech invite you to join us on Nov 28th, 2022 for this hybrid event on campus at UW Fed Hall or connect virtually through Zoom.

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