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Life in Stratford

The Master of Digital Experience Innovation program is delivered at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus located in Stratford, Ontario. A vibrant, creative community, Stratford is home to the world-renowned Stratford Festival and a growing digital media and technology industry. The City is also an international centre for culinary tourism and features unique shopping and dining experiences. In short, it’s delivers a unique blend of creativity and commerce that’s the perfect setting for you to live and learn.

At the Stratford Campus we deliver customized student services including academic advising, personal counselling, technical design workshops and professional development sessions each term. We also host a range of guest lectures, speaker series and workshops that you are welcome to attend. As a University of Waterloo student you also have full access to the resources and facilities available at the Waterloo Campus in Waterloo, Ontario.


Currently students live off-campus in the Stratford community. The University of Waterloo Off-Campus Housing Office provides resources to all students including a list of accommodations available in Stratford. If planning to live in Kitchener-Waterloo, London or surrounding communities note that a personal vehicle will be necessary to travel to Stratford for classes unless you can make arrangements to car-pool with other students.