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. June 19, 2019GBDA Students Pitch at the World Vision Social Innovation Challenge, Win $25,000
    Virtuous Waste team members smiling as they accept the World Vision 2019 Social Innovation Award

    A team of Global Business and Digital Arts students developed Virtuous Waste, an alternative to plastic packaging made of seaweed that they pitched before a panel of industry experts and social entrepreneurs on June 19 in Toronto. Their winning solution will receive $25,000 in funding for implementation during a 12-month incubation period.

  2. Apr. 4, 20192019 Christie® Design Award winners announced
    Winners of the Christie Design Awards and Christie® Digital staff.

    Daniel Recchia wins Christie® Design Award for the second time and is awarded $2,500 for his projection mapping composition, "Mystic Muse".

    The Christie® Design Awards kicked off the Project Showcase that featured 45 student projects and welcomed over 30 industry partners and 160 total attendees to the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business on April 2.

  3. Jan. 24, 20194th Year GBDA Student Victoria Vandenberg Places 2nd in National Competition
    Victoria working on her solution

    Global Business and Digital Arts student Victoria Vandenberg achieved 2nd place at the annual Communitech Code/Design to Win challenge held in Kitchener this past weekend.

    Vandenberg and 5 other students from the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business were among the top 25 finalists selected from 258 designers that participated in the preliminary on-campus challenges.

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  1. Sep. 16 to 22, 2019Canada’s UX Festival

    Fluxible is Canada’s UX Festival. This week-long event features meetups, workshops, and a two-day conference with top UX speakers from around the world. University of Waterloo Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business is a proud sponsor. 

  2. Sep. 17, 2019Study Abroad Information Session
    Gabbi Skydiving

    Are you interested in going abroad? Learn how you can add international experience to your education through an exchange, study abroad, short-term program or internship.

  3. Sep. 26, 2019Lunch & Learn | Lighting for Photography and Video
    Camera lighting

    This workshop will cover how to optimize the use of natural light and the various lighting equipment available to you in Media Services. You will learn how to enhance production quality by sculpting and shaping your lighting, pre-planning and troubleshooting, as well as tricks and tips to make you successful in any scenario.

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