Ideas start here

Explore the ideas you already have and discover ones you’ve never imagined. With over 100 programs to choose from, you’ll earn a degree with a reputation that will help your career take off.

Watch our "ideas start here" videos or read our blogs to see what makes Waterloo different!

North America's top school for launching ideas

In the New York Times earlier this year, Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, identified Waterloo as the top school in North America for producing students and graduates whose ideas take off.

Waterloo joins White House initiative to bolster diversity in engineering

Waterloo has joined with 90 US engineering schools to encourage more diversity in the field of engineering. Along with the global HeForShe campaign, Waterloo has committed to recruiting more women and underrepresented minorities. Participating universities will also help foster a culture of inclusiveness within the engineering profession as a whole.

Explore campus with Street View, 360o photos

Waterloo’s main campus walkways, footpaths, and roads are now accessible via Google maps street view! You can also explore residence rooms and cafeterias to a theatre and classrooms with 360o photographs.

 Quantum-Nano Centre from across the creek that runs through campus

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