1. Industry partners (including non-for profit organizations, start-up companies, academic institutions) are invited to the University of Waterloo Stratford campus to pitch a project to our Master of Digital Experience students.

  2. Industry partners make written project proposal summary available to students.


  1. Student teams and projects are confirmed
  2. Students and industry sponsors develop project charter
    1. IP Agreements (if needed/required)
    2. Mentor Agreement (if needed/required)
    3. Learning Plan
    4. Project Charter signed

May 1 to August 1:

  • Students work on their projects between 15-20 hours per week for 12 weeks.

First week of August:

  1. Project presentations to all industry partners involved in projects and the supervising faculty member.
  2. Projects are evaluated by supervising faculty member with input from industry mentors.