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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

GBDA students win Royal Society of Arts Design Award

Over 700 students from across the globe participated this year’s Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards, responding to complex design challenges in the name of social good. Their proposals were judged by leading designers and industry experts in a rigorous process that included anonymous offline shortlisting, followed by face-to-face interviews.

GBDA students Alex Mills, Casey Hargreaves, Liz Mirchan-Breckenridge, Katrina Schouten and Stephanie Donovan won top prize for Best Business Case in the category of Working Well for their project Hungryr.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Maclean’s magazine recognizes GBDA as a standout program

In a descriptive overview of the University of Waterloo, Mclean’s magazine highlighted Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) as a standout undergraduate program. 

UWaterloo has long established itself as Canada’s most innovative university, consistently earning top rankings in this category. As the fastest growing Faculty of Arts program in the country, GBDA is also well on its way to national stature.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Christie® Design Award Winners Announced

Daniel Recchia awarded $2,500 for 3D projection mapping design.

Audiences were in for a glowing treat at this year’s Christie Design Awards, a competition offering third-year Global Business and Digital Arts students access to industry mentorship and leading-edge technology in interactive display.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Stratford Campus to become the University of Waterloo’s newest school

Student with a camera and stand

Stratford Campus will become the University of Waterloo’s newest school as of July 1, 2018, with the official name of The Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Stratford professors featured in new exhibit at THEMUSEUM, encouraging us to critically reflect on digital culture.

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Thursday evening saw the launch of THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit, INTERACTION. Co-currated by Jane Tingley, Assistant Professor in Hybrid Media at the Stratford Campus, the exhibit presents the work of fourteen Canadian artists and artist groups who design for public participation as a central strategy.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Stratford Campus sees annual 20% increase in students entering the Global Business and Digital Arts program.

The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus warmly welcomed over 200 students on Thursday, with an afternoon of one-of-a-kind planned orientation activities that were generously supported by the businesses of Downtown Stratford.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Master of Digital Experience Innovation graduates build digital bridges to China

Rita Huang and Natalie Yang (both MDEI '15) closely follow Waterloo Region's growing technology sector and write stories in Chinese that are published on their WeChat account.

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