Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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Want to learn more about the Shopify experience? Get the inside scoop on the journey from GBDA to this commerce platform giant!

The Shopify team will conduct design reviews, a candid question and answer period, along with the opportunity to network with their staff.

*Pizza lunch provided by Shopify.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM EST
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This high-intensity day provides an immersive hands-on design experience for post-secondary school students of any background (or discipline) to tackle complex challenges through design.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
This is your chance to win up to $2500 by doing what you love!

Christie® is hosting an information session to discuss their upcoming design awards for 3rd AND 4th year GBDA students only. Meet the team, get exposure and mentorship on new skills and learn more about this incredible opportunity!

Here's is a sneak peak:

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The volume of information about internships can be overwhelming, so we've recruited a panel of upper-year students to bring clarity to the topic by sharing their experiences! Get the inside scoop on the 3rd year internship experience!

*Pizza lunch will be provided

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 6:00 PM EST
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Our lives are increasingly dependent on the digital technologies on which we find ourselves progressively dependent. Join faculty members Philip Boyle and Christine McWebb from the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business for a discussion on what it means to be living in an age of digital innovations – advances that both enhance and disrupt established ways of doing business, scientific enterprise, and everyday life.  We will explore key topics such as privacy, the generational divide, and the benefits and challenges of using online platforms to communicate.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT
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Learn about exciting internships, full time job opportunities and the Telus Digital culture

TELUS Digital is a team of highly skilled professionals dedicated to building innovative, data-driven, customer centric digital experiences. We run like a start-up, we've embraced lean and agile methodologies. We celebrate our failures and see them as opportunities to learn. Our culture fosters collaborative learning and out-of-the-box thinking in a relaxed environment. 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Come meet the folks from Scotiabank and Scotiabank Digital Factory! Learn about their internships, full time job opportunities and why our GBDA and MDEI students are the perfect fit! Pizza lunch will be provided.

Friday, September 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT
GBDA Students

Are you interested in a Global Business and Digital Arts degree? Visit us at the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) to speak with students, professors and senior university reps. Find out more about the program, admission requirements, student life and much more!

#OUF2018 #GBDA #UWStratford

September 28-30, 2018 | 10 am - 5 pm daily

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Royal Bank is revolutionizing the way the world lives, works, and banks. With projects in Agile, Big Data, Cloud, Digital, Security, Machine Learning Research, among many others, UI/UX Design is at the forefront, ensuring customer journeys and experience is built in to everything we do. You have the opportunity to make a direct impact to shape the future of the financial industry with innovative technologies. That’s why they are looking for people like you – brilliant, entrepreneurial, original, and extraordinary.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

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.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT
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Legal Cannabis: What you need to know

Canada is legalizing cannabis but there is still much to learn. Get the information you need on this hot-button topic with our industry insiders. Michelle Davis and James Eaves will discuss legislation, access to and responsible use of medical cannabis, as well as innovations in the cannabis industry and how it all relates to our community.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

May 26, 2018 (admitted students only)

Students who have received an Offer of Admission to Waterloo, and their families, are invited to join us on this special visit day to meet with current students, speak with professors, and tour the residences.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Logo Design
A logo is designed to be instantly recognizable, tell us the quality of product, the price and even how cool something is. It is the face and reputation of a company. In this workshop students will learn design principles and the fundamentals of a great logo while using design software Adobe Illustrator to represent their very own brand.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT
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Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians

Canada’s health care system was built on a promise we can all be proud of: the promise of access to services based on need, rather than the ability to pay. We can continue to be proud of that promise, but to deliver on it, health care needs to be improved. Dr. Danielle Martin will walk us through ways of doing just that;

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Although mental health wellness support is available to you year-round, it's always important to be reminded of some stress management strategies.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Infographics 101
A picture is worth a thousand words. Infographics are exactly that – a visually exciting and appealing way of understanding complex data and information. In this workshop, students will gain an understanding of how infographics can be used to creatively tell a story while gaining the hands-on experience of using design software Adobe Illustrator to create their very own information design.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Matching inspired living spaces with incredible students.

Friday, March 9, 2018 — 12:00 PM EST
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Communitech Startup Panel

Speak with Entrepreneurs with companies in Design + Tech and discover strategies and actions to bring your idea to life!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Join us for a Facebook Live information session to learn more about the Master of Digital Experience Innovation offered only at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. You can watch the livestream submit your questions via live chat!

Learn how you can drive your career with Canada’s first degree to combine creativity, technology and business.

Saturday, February 3, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EST
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The Writing and Communication Centre is now booking on-site, 50-minute consultations at the Stratford Campus! You’re welcome to sign up for appointments or drop in to work on any communication piece, whether it is spoken, written, and/or visual communication. For general information about our services and how to prepare for an appointment, please visit our webpage.

Additional upcoming dates are:

Thursday, January 11, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Curious to learn more about Google’s UX internship opportunities? Join Googlers (and UWaterloo Stratford Alumni) Brad Clarance and Jason Cho as they share tips and information on Google’s design culture, approach and interview process for Google's UX Research, UX Design & UX Engineer roles.

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