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Creativity. Technology. Business.

Welcome! At the Stratford School we believe that an experiential education style accelerates knowledge and fuels innovation. We bring together a dynamic community of students, researchers, industry, and entrepreneurs to advance digital media technology and creative application.

  1. May 23, 2018GBDA students win Royal Society of Arts Design Award

    Over 700 students from across the globe participated this year’s Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards, responding to complex design challenges in the name of social good. Their proposals were judged by leading designers and industry experts in a rigorous process that included anonymous offline shortlisting, followed by face-to-face interviews.

    GBDA students Alex Mills, Casey Hargreaves, Liz Mirchan-Breckenridge, Katrina Schouten and Stephanie Donovan won top prize for Best Business Case in the category of Working Well for their project Hungryr.

  2. May 18, 2018Maclean’s magazine recognizes GBDA as a standout program

    In a descriptive overview of the University of Waterloo, Mclean’s magazine highlighted Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) as a standout undergraduate program. 

    UWaterloo has long established itself as Canada’s most innovative university, consistently earning top rankings in this category. As the fastest growing Faculty of Arts program in the country, GBDA is also well on its way to national stature.

  3. Apr. 11, 2018Christie® Design Award Winners Announced

    Daniel Recchia awarded $2,500 for 3D projection mapping design.

    Audiences were in for a glowing treat at this year’s Christie Design Awards, a competition offering third-year Global Business and Digital Arts students access to industry mentorship and leading-edge technology in interactive display.

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  1. Sep. 18, 2018Go Abroad Information Session

    The international exchange is an amazing opportunity and GBDA offers this in your 3A or 4A term. This is a chance to study in one of the University of Waterloo’s many international partners, meet new friends and get to know new places. To make this process easier for you we have organized an information session that will outline how you can make this happen.

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