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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. Sep. 27, 2018Stratford professor helps to bridge the gap between psychology and gamification

    A multi-disciplinary research team is bridging the gap between psychology and gamification that could significantly impact learning efforts in user experience design, healthcare, and government.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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