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. Nov. 18, 2019StoryCamp welcomed over 100 students to participate in multimodal story design competition.
    Team smiling and lauging as they play their newly created game.

    More than 135 registrants from Waterloo's main campus, the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business and other institutions, descended upon the Stratford School Saturday morning to participate in StoryCamp, a 15-hour design competition on multimodal storytelling.

  2. Sep. 26, 2019Research team creates 'player trait model' allowing for personalized user-experiences
    photo of researchers on stairs

    Researchers led by Lennart Nacke, Associate Professor at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, have developed a novel tool that will enable user-experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing campaigns.

  3. Sep. 18, 2019New Walking Routes Encourage Students to be More Active
    Walk through the streets logo, with map of Stratford below text.

    Did you know creative thinking improves during or shortly after walking?

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  1. Jan. 31, 2020Discovering Digital Media Days App Design Workshop
    Discovering Digital Media Days

  2. Feb. 5, 2020Storytelling in Design Lunch & Learn
    Student working on White Board

    Dr. Lennart Nacke will present a lively introduction to storytelling in design. You’ll gain valuable insights into how engaging narratives can be used to create empathy, make connections, clarify meaning, and enhance user experience design in both digital and non-digital applications.

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