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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:00 am - 11:45 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Lunch and Learn | Designing with Diversity Live Q and A

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.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

How to prepare and what to expect with UX interviews

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!

Thursday, February 2, 2023 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Help! I need an Internship

The Internship workshop is taking place on ThursdayFebruary 2 via Microsoft Teams. This session is a follow-up to GBDA Internships 101 that was held in the Fall term.  

Now that you’re in your first co-op interview cycle, you may have a few questions about your job search strategy and other tips/tricks to help you find a co-op job. At this session, we will cover: 

·         Important dates 

·         Job search tips 

·         Arranging your own job  

·         Supports and resources 

·         Your questions and feedback 

This session is for 3B term students ONLY.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Wh@t the Hack Event

Wh@t the Hack Event by Velocity

Calling all creators at University of Waterloo’s Stratford Campus! Are you passionate about what you do? Can you race against the clock to find creative solutions to pressing problems?

Open to all UW Stratford Campus students, regardless of technical background. NO TECHNICAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED! Join us in this rapid version of a creative hackathon where participants will be teamed up at the event and work together to ideate, research and brainstorm solutions to problems in a surprise creative problem space all in 2-hours. Present your 3-minute pitch of a solution and you could win some great prizing if you’re selected as people’s choice vote.

Register to Hack 

The following events are lectures, panels and workshops hosted by a variety of researchers across the globe, discussing themes related to decolonization, equity, accessibility and diversity in games and game communities. Times are EST/EDT; they are tentative and may be subject to change. Event registration details to come.

This panel highlights emerging scholars in Black games studies. Panelists will present recent and/or ongoing work, sharing a glimpse of the emerging research questions animating the field.