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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.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

CHEC initiative celebrates its successes in Stratford

Tanya Markvart, director of research and programming with the CHEC initiative.

Research? Check.

Building local partnerships? Check.

Facilitating projects that help address challenges in the community? Check.

The initiative that brings it all together in Stratford? CHEC.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Stratford Police may offer more sessions of Citizens Police Academy following success of initial program

A celebration for the first graduating class of the Stratford Police citizens police academy was held this week.

They didn't walk away with a gun and a badge but graduates of the first-ever Citizens Police Academy did get an education.

Thursday, April 28, 2016


#‎MDEI students recently took a trip to New York City to meet with industry and see the sites.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

UW Stratford students showcase their best at year-end exhibition

Laura Wells, a second-year student in the GBDA program, describes her team's project at the end-of-year showcase

It was show-and-tell for the digital age.

Students at the University of Waterloo Stratford campus held their year-end exhibition Tuesday to highlight some of the cutting-edge projects they’ve created.

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