About Us


From:admin 2021-11-11

Brief Introduction:

In 1957, the University of Waterloo opened its doors to 74 engineering students with co-operative education as its cornerstone.


Today, with more than 42,000+ students attending annually, Waterloo is #1 in Canada for experiential learning and employer-student connections.


With a global network spanning more than 220,000 alumni in 151 countries, Waterloo attracts world-class scholars including a Nobel Laureate, leads in providing work-integrated learning opportunities with 7,100+ active co-op employers and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that’s created 5,000+ jobs through Velocity alone, Canada’s most productive startup incubator by private investment.


The University of Waterloo continues to spur innovation to solve problems on a global scale. Together, with the help of our partners and community, we can accomplish even more.





School of Science, BJTU firstly reached collaborative education agreement with Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo, in 2008. After five years of collaboration and frequent mutual visits by students, faculty members and administrative leaders of both Faculties, they decided to further extend and deepen the relationship and collaboratively applied to the Ministry of Education, P.R.C., for running a joint undergraduate program in nanomaterials and technology. This program was approved in the end of 2012 and welcomed first 55 students in 2013. Since then, the program enrolls up to 60 students each year through Gaokao. BJTU and UW design the program together and students of this program study at BJTU during the first, second and fourth year of the program, and at UW during the third year. Subject to satisfactory completion of the degree requirements of each University, students will receive a graduation certificate and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Nanomaterials and Technology from BJTU and a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials and Nanoscience from UW.



UW side:


BJTU side: The program in nanomaterials and technology: