Graduate Students

Join our group of outstanding faculty and student researchers who shine brightly on the international stage. Waterloo has granted the most Engineering PhD degrees in Canada over the last five years. As a graduate, you will join a strong network of exceptional alumni, focused on advancing solutions for real-world problems.


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The Waterloo advantage

Intellectual property iconUse your ideas to partner with industry or commercialize a product. You have 100% ownership over your ideas and technology.

Handshake IconConnect with industry partners in Waterloo Region - one of Canada's leading technology hubs. Our faculty members have many long-standing relationships with industry players.

Meeting IconStudy, work and collaborate in world–class facilities with the most up–to–date technology.

Work with world-renowned experts in today's latest innovations. Waterloo Engineering has an impressive record of research achievements: 54 of our faculty members are Early Researcher Award recipients. 

Waterloo Engineering offers competitive funding for our graduate students. Financial support is available from many sources, including: teaching assistantships, internal awards, institutional scholarships, and many more.


COVID-19 update: There will be no negative impact on applications to Graduate Studies which include transcripts with grades recorded as CR/NCR for the term(s) affected by COVID-19 - EGSO Admissions Team (May 2020)


Current Graduate Students

The Engineering Graduate Studies Office (EGSO) is here to support you. The EGSO influences graduate program planning and processes, and provides administrative support for all academic units in the Faculty of Engineering. We are responsible for reviewing and approving departmental requests for administrative decisions before obtaining university approval through the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA).

Contact staff in the Engineering Graduate Studies Office (EGSO), located in E7, 7th Floor.