Thursday, November 10, 2022

Developing gamified learning solutions for cryptocurrency education

Video Game kiosk with the words "AI Driven Gamified Learning" beside it on a blue background.

Stratford School researchers partner with Steam Exchange to educate investors about cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has rapidly increased in popularity and is changing the way we conduct business and make transactions. Cryptocurrencies provide certain advantages over traditional systems. For example, they provide transactional freedom and privacy as they operate outside the regulations of banks and governments.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Project Figleaf awarded funding in AI partnership

Project Figleaf Logo

Interdisciplinary collaborators from the Stratford School and the department of Philosophy have been awarded funding from artificial intelligence company Logically to tackle the spread of hate speech and disinformation on social media.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Celebrating 10 years of the Stratford School of Interaction and Design

Stratford Campus building

The Stratford School plays a vital role in connecting technology with creativity and business.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Gamification strategies should be more inclusive

Person scrolling on smartphone in hand

The use of game elements in non-game contexts is known as gamification. Adaptive gamification exists to answer the need to customize engagement strategies.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

10 years of preparing students for new roles, new industries, and new horizons

Students winning the World Vision Social Innovation Challenge Award

“Wow, people get paid to do this??”

That was Amirah Mahomed’s thought when she learned about the field of User Experience (UX) Design as a first-year student in Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) at the Stratford School. “I had no idea that UX design was a field,” she says. “I had pictured my career as a businessperson who knew how to code, or something like that.”

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Doing what’s right with privacy-conscious design

uXperience - Think Privacy logo

As we increasingly seek connection in a virtual world, privacy and security breaches remain a constant threat. It isn't just a challenge for legal teams and security experts – privacy should be a priority right from the start, says Dr. Leah Zhang-Kennedy.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Rotary Club of Stratford goes a step further

Students standing in the atrium of the Stratford School

As the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business settled into the Stratford community in the early 2010s, members of the Rotary Club of Stratford took notice.

Friday, July 22, 2022

Pitching for Immigration Services

Kent pitches NEXT to audience

NEXT: Immigration Services app, finalist in World’s Challenge Challenge and Concept $5K

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Embracing Universal Stories

Austin Jack with D&AD logo

Stratford Student Austin Jack wins D&AD New Blood Award for achievement in design and advertising

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Co-op, Clubs, and Confidence

Berlin Pang

Berlin Pang shares how clubs and co-op prepared her with the confidence to collaborate effectively in the workforce.

Some see students. You see potential.

Shape the future this Giving Tuesday. Make a gift to help unlock two challenge grants! Donations will be directed to the Stratford School Excellence Fund, allowing us to recognize student excellence by awarding scholarships to GBDA and MDEI students this year, in honour of the School’s 10th Anniversary.