About the Faculty of Science

STC Exterior SpringA powerhouse of discovery

Since its origins in 1957 as a founding faculty of the University of Waterloo, the Faculty of Science has become a research leader nationally and internationally.

Waterloo Science research has been featured by local, national and global media, including CBC’s Quirks and Quarks and Scientific American.

The Faculty of Science also values its outstanding faculty, students, rich student education experience and engaging community outreach events.

The Faculty is proud to support our students, with the 215,000 square foot Science Teaching Complex that houses 11 state-of-the-art teaching labs and 6,000+ square feet dedicated to Science undergraduate learning, student life and clubs.

Science at Canada’s Most Innovative Research University features

Waterloo Science is a world leader in research, education and community outreach. We are proud of our faculty, staff and students.

Science at a glance 2017/18

  • Undergraduate Enrolment: 5,752
  • Graduate Enrolment: 577 (49 per cent international FTE)
  • International students, country of origin: 68
  • Total female enrolment: 54 per cent
  • International exchange programs: 100 agreements in 80 countries

Robert P. Lemieux

Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux

Office of the Dean

Email: lweber@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 30353
Location: ESC 252