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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Stratford police partner with University of Waterloo for updated website

The Stratford Police Service launched a new website this week.

A partnership between Stratford Police and University of Waterloo Stratford campus students has led to the creation of a new police website and an updated social media strategy.

Police unveiled the redesigned and refreshed site this week.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Global Business and Digital Arts students at University of Waterloo Stratford Campus showcase their creative projects in the Creator's Gallery

Global Business and Digital Arts student Katrina Schouten

Working with the best is the fastest way to get better.

That's a lesson that 20-year-old digital artist Katrina Schouten understands well.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Design to Win: GBDA student's winning design could help parents locate lost child

Filip Jadczak

How can technology help stressed parents quickly find their lost child in a crowded park? And how do you design an app for that in just a few hours? Filip Jadczak, a fourth-year Global Business and Digital Arts student tackled that challenge and won the top $5,000 prize in Communitech’s Design to Win competition.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Fourth-year GBDA student Filip Jadczak wins the top prize in Communitech’s Design to Win competition!

Student winners at Communitech Code/Design to Win competition

Emerging tech talents from the University of Waterloo collected all $12,000 in prizes from the expanded Code/Design to Win competition at Communitech on Saturday.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

University of Waterloo GBDA students make learning fun with games, websites promoting mental health

GBDA student Seyitan Oke presents his team's LaMonsters Club game concept at the University of Waterloo Stratford campus.

How do you promote mental health and wellbeing for everyone, while helping to foster stronger, more connected communities?

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Orientation day for GBDA students at University of Waterloo Stratford campus

Stratford campus executive director Ginny Dybenko, centre, speaks to incoming students in the GBDA program.

Welcome to the revolution.

That’s how Ginny Dybenko greeted the Class of 2020 Tuesday at the University of Waterloo Stratford campus.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

First class of UW Stratford's GBDA students graduate in Waterloo

University of Waterloo Stratford Campus

Most parents feel a certain sense of pride in watching a child walk across the stage to receive a university degree.

For Ginny Dybenko, that feeling was multiplied by 54 last week, as the first cohort of Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) students graduated.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Landing a job in the digital economy with an arts degree

Find out how new Waterloo grads are launching their careers in the tech sector

What can you do with an arts degree? New Waterloo arts grads say opportunities in the digital economy are growing for them as business leaders look for employees who can build bridges between technology and the people who use it.

Two graduates from the first cohort of Waterloo’s Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) program are launching their careers with giants of the digital tech sector.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Code-a-Character program receives grant for 2017

The University of Waterloo and Stratford Public Library are honoured that Code-A-Character was the recipient of a 2016 grant from the Stratford Perth Community Foundation Mathieson Family Fund. We are looking forward to another successful program in 2017 where youth will build bridges between physical and digital creativity!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Stratford Central art students to hold public viewing of works next week at Stratford campus of University of Waterloo

Stratford Central art student Tatianna Desak works on a year-end project for the class's upcoming exhibit

Twenty-six senior art students at Stratford Central are welcoming the public to a year-end show at the University of Waterloo Stratford campus next week.

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