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. Dec. 2, 2022Giving Tuesday donors show support for students

     The community at Waterloo Engineering came together for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29 to generously support two funds that provide our students with a dynamic and diverse learning environment that prepares them for successful careers in a complex world.  

    More than 80 donors supported the Engineering Student Teams Fund with over $22,000 in donations. More than 90 donors supported The Equity Fund with a total of $27,000 in donations.

  2. Dec. 1, 2022Researchers collaborate on study of bone fragility

    Engineering and health experts at the University of Waterloo are collaborating on research that may lead to breakthroughs in preventing a serious, all-too-common injury — broken bones. 

    Their findings could prove especially important to elderly people typically more prone to falls and hip fractures. In fact, understanding the mechanics of how bones weaken over time could help serve the needs of the aging population in many parts of today’s developed world. 

  3. Dec. 1, 2022PhD candidates earn $150,000 Vanier scholarships

    Prestigious federal funding announced this week will help advance research into better ways of fueling space satellites and imaging human tissue to diagnose disease by two doctoral candidates at Waterloo Engineering.

    Ahmed Saieed, who is studying mechanical engineering, and Ben Ecclestone, who is pursuing a PhD in systems design engineering, both won Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships with $50,000 in annual support for three years.

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  1. 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.

  2. Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, 202216 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in Engineering
    16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in Engineering

  3. Dec. 2, 2022Demystifying Commercialization: A provocative micro symposium on what it takes to effectively commercialize research
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    Attention professors, researchers & students!

    FREE | IQC 0101 | Lunch & refreshments provided

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