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About Our Programs & Events

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Skills-building Workshops

Tailored to develop 21st century skills, these workshops provide an easy avenue to try something new.

Arduino, 3D printing, laser cutting, improv, & more.

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Our socials create connections that last far beyond us, and has created one of our most valuable assets: our tight-knit community.

Ice cream socials and mixers.

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These workshops help get your startup from the lightbulb moment to being ready for a pitch competition.

How-to series, pitch for your meal, and topical tutorials.

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Learning is done best outside of the classroom–there, we said it. The SDZ facilitates three courses at Toronto Metropolitan University:

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Innovation Challenges

We offer new innovation challenges each term. Learn about, opens in new window what we offered in Winter 2022!

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Student Skills-training Program

Similar to an internship, this program pairs students with SDZ startups. Through this 4 month collaboration, students can build industry-relevant skills and startups can gain operational support and fresh perspectives.

Connect with us to learn about opportunities this term!