Innovation on display at University of Waterloo Stratford campus student project showcase

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

UWaterloo Stratford campus second-year students Connor Ruest, left, and Victoria Wu demonstrate their year-end project"Ideas Start Here" is more than just a school slogan for students at the University of Waterloo Stratford campus.

It's a fact.

More than a dozen bright ideas, incorporating everything from music, marketing, murder mysteries and mobile games, were on display Tuesday during a student project showcase at the St. Patrick Street facility.

With a large crowd of spectators wandering through the atrium, second and third-year Global Business and Digital Arts (GBDA) students presented cutting-edge web designs, documentaries, apps, interactive narratives and other innovative digital media creations they've been working on this term.

"The drive they have is incredible," said Christine McWebb, director of academic programs at the Stratford campus, as she surveyed the bustling, boisterous room.

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