Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 2:00 PM EST
Thrive - Building positive Mental Health for All

Get to know your counsellor, Lindsay Rafuse, MSW, RSW. She's dedicated to the students at Stratford.

This chat will:

Monday, November 2, 2020 (all day) to Friday, November 6, 2020 (all day)
Thrive - Building positive Mental Health for All

wfhBuddy photo contest

Who is your WFH buddy? We'd love to see! Share a picture of your pet, roommate, family, houseplants, or anyone you chat with during your studies on your Instagram story, and tag @uwstratford with the hashtag #wfhbuddy.

Entrants will be placed into a draw, for some Stratford School swag.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM EDT
comic of stick figures

Too many UX research reports are quickly forgotten. In this workshop, you will learn a new way to communicate the stories you hear: UXR comics. In what will feel like a fast 90 mins, you’ll go through the entire process of creating a UXR comic; From summarizing an interview to creating your final visuals. Feel that your art skills aren’t up to par? Don’t worry. You’ll learn some secret shortcuts to creating {sufficiently) engaging visuals.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
women sitting across from each other at a table

Konrad Group is hosting this live Q and A.

Interviewing as an incoming grad can be daunting especially during the COVID pandemic. What makes an application stand out? What do you need to prepare? Hear from designers who made their way through this transition and are now transforming industries with design thinking. We have advice for different types of design interviews and will walk you through how to navigate them effectively. This talk is designed to prepare you for your job hunt and empower you to make the most of your opportunities!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (all day) to Monday, October 26, 2020 (all day)
uXperience | Think Privacy October 21 - 26, 2020

October 21-26, 2020

How might we connect people and create a sense of ‘togetherness’ while protecting everyone’s privacy?

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM EDT
Designing with Diversity text and avatars of Ben Kim and Linn Vizard

Designing with Diversity - How Focusing on Inclusion Helped Us Become Better Designers

As members of the TELUS Service Design team, when we were given the opportunity to focus on retail accessibility, we were nervous and excited. The experience of this project was transformative and pushed us to become better and more inclusive designers. The lessons learned and insights gained from this work have continued to inform our approach to design and evolved our practice.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 6:00 PM EDT
Logos of Microsoft and University of Waterloo Stratford School - text saying "Come as you are. Do what you love."

Microsoft Canada is always looking for top talent that can bring clarity, create energy, and drive impact.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Lighting Kit
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Is your phone becoming a distraction? You're not alone. If you want to limit the temptation of your phone, sign up for this workshop. Hosted by the Critical Media Lab, you'll learn how to build your own cell phone resistor case (materials provided). 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Do you have an upcoming audio project?
Is your audio quality not meeting your production value standards?
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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.

Friday, January 17, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Lunch and Learn Housing Showcase

Matching inspired living spaces with incredible students.

The Housing Showcase provides students and landlords with the opportunity to meet and discover housing opportunities. Open to current students and area landlords interested in connecting. Meet students that live in Stratford and hear about their experiences! A pizza lunch will be provided by the Town & Gown Committee.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
WSIB Innovation Lab office entrence

Come meet the folks from the WSIB Innovation Lab and learn about employment and internship opportunities!

Friday, January 10, 2020 (all day)
Internship Resume Review Drop-In

Are you a third year student preparing to find your internship? Make use of this time and stop in for a 1:1 session with a UWaterloo Career Advisor. Get advice on your resume, portfolio, or brush up on your interview skills.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Lunch and Learn Google

Curious to learn more about Google’s UX Internships (UX Research, UX Writer, UX Design & UX Engineer) opening for applications this month?

Join Googlers as they share tips and information on our design culture, approach, and interview process.

Pizza lunch will be provided


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