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. Dec. 3, 2018Keeping the human in Artificial Intelligence

    AI needs diverse human perspectives to ensure everyone benefits from technology, Waterloo experts say

    The power of artificial intelligence is already permeating throughout our work and social lives.

    But as artificial intelligence (AI) systems “learn” from millions of interactions or case examples, it also has the potential to be disruptive, said experts from the University of Waterloo during a panel discussion on ‘Keeping the Human in AI’ at the Kitchener Public Library last week.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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  1. Jan. 25, 2019Human Aspiration and Video Production

    Rob Currie is the President of C to C Productions. In this lunch & learn he will share insight from his experience producing local sales and instructional videos, to international documentaries and promo pieces for the likes of Disney, Microsoft, Heinz, TD Canada Trust, Argo and Croplife International.

  2. Jan. 28, 2019Christie® Design Award Workshop

    This workshop is intended for 3rd and 4th year GBDA students who have registered to participate in this year's Christie Design Awards.

    Learn the fundamentals of projection mapping using Adobe After Effects on the following dates:

    Monday January 28th (12pm – 1pm)
    Monday February 25th (12pm – 1pm)

  3. Jan. 31, 2019Communication Makes or Breaks Interdisciplinary Teams

    MDEI Lunch and Learn Series

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