<aside> πŸ“Œ Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, TILE will be running virtually!


✨ Teach, Inspire, Link, Enable

πŸ“ Applications due February 27, 2021

⏰ March 12-14, 2021

πŸ“ Virtual

πŸ’‘ Hosted by UW/UX

Apply today πŸ‘‡

TILE applications are now closed and we will be sending out acceptances shortly!

About TILE

Over the span of a weekend, participants will work on an open-ended promptβ€”Using design-thinking to challenge their assumptions, learn something new, and turn an abstract idea into a functional prototype.

Throughout TILE, students will have access to a variety of tools and resources. From inspiring speakers and workshops, to access to mentorship, the takeaways are endlessβ€”for design enthusiasts, curious beginners, and everyone in between.


Open to students from all levels of experience, TILE aims to:

<aside> ✏️ TEACH β€” Teach students the design skills they'll need during and after the event.


<aside> 🎈 INSPIRE β€” Give students the inspiration they need to kickoff their design career or to continue in their design journey.


<aside> ♻️ LINK β€” Help students connect with mentors, industry professionals, and other budding designers in the virtual community.


<aside> πŸ™Œ ENABLE β€” Provide the opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience by using design thinking to turn an idea into a tangible solution.


About UW/UX

UW/UX is a student organization committed to growing the user experience and product design community at the University of Waterloo.

We are constantly looking for new ways to empower, educate, and inspire young and aspiring designers β€” whether that's through hosting events, workshops, or providing mentorship opportunities. Over the past few years, we have:


β€œYou got the job! Now what?” at Shopify, December 2019

Interested in speaking?

As a featured speaker, you have the opportunity to inspire designers of all backgrounds with your own experiences!

If you are interested in speaking at TILE, please contact us at [email protected].


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