Coquitlam Forum

If you’ve missed a class or if you have any questions for your instructors, you are welcome to use the Forum to ask questions or review the material that some instructors have posted. The forums are used as a form of communication between the instructions and the students. The instructors will post class material such as homework, download links, and videos for the students. Students can al...
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New Semester Early Registration

New Semester Early Registration
Dear Parents, Registrations for our Fall Semester are starting on June 1st, 2018. What "Under the GUI" offers: Weekend Programming Classes in Game Development or Computer Sciences for ages 7 & up! Semi-private classes; maximum 6 students per instructor Laptops, equipment, and digital storage provided One-hour weekly lectures plus homework assignments, bonus tutorials, onlin...
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Creating Perfect Mazes with Kruskal’s Algorithm – Student Spotlight Jade Piramide (Grade 9)

Creating Perfect Mazes with Kruskal’s Algorithm – Student Spotlight Jade Piramide (Grade 9)
Who is Jade Piramide? Jade is a 15 year old grade 9 student at Under the GUI Academy and has been learning to code ever since he was 12 years old. When he first started learning to code, Jade created apps and games using the language Lua with the “Love2D” Game Engine. In the last few years Jade has joined UTG Academy to further his knowledge in computer science and is currently learning Unit...
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Grade 7 Student Andrei SOVA Spotlight – One of the first Canadian kids who ran his team’s code on International Space Station!

Grade 7 Student Andrei SOVA Spotlight – One of the first Canadian kids who ran his team’s code on International Space Station!
Andrei Sova is 12 years old and in grade 7. He has been studying at Under The GUI since Oct 2016. Recently, Andrei participated in the Astro Pi annual science and coding competition. For the first time kids across Canada were invited by the European Space Agency (ESA) to launch their code into space with Astro Pi's Mission Zero! Student-written code ran on the International Space Station (I...
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Grade 9 Student Marcus Gilbert (15) – Makes Augmented Reality App Using Yu-gi-oh Cards

Grade 9 Student Marcus Gilbert (15) – Makes Augmented Reality App Using Yu-gi-oh Cards
Under the GUI Student Makes Augmented Reality (AR) App Using Yu-gi-oh Cards Marcus Gilbert - Grade 9 Marcus is an Under the GUI Academy student in the UN502 Unity class learning about Augmented Reality. Marcus is thinking of creating an augmented reality card game using holographic images that will animate and attack other cards just like the real Yugioh series. His app makes use of ...
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Grade 12 Student Michael Allan Student Spotlight

Grade 12 Student Michael Allan Student Spotlight
Michael Allan has been with UTG Academy for over 5 years and is now working in academic units in a range of different fields and technologies. Michael has dabbled in everything from mobile development to full virtual reality projects with UBC. In 2017 Michael Allan was nominated to take part in the Immersive Technology Lab at UBC. At ITL, Michael had the opportunity to work with Dr. Ray Hsu and...
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Grade 6 Student Eyad Alwan Student Spotlight

Grade 6 Student Eyad Alwan Student Spotlight
Eyad Alwan is a Grade 6 student at Under the GUI Academy currently working on puzzle platforming app where you play as a ball and you have to try to collect yellow orbs. Since Eyad's started at UTG, he's worked on all sorts of games from RTS games like Clash of Clans to now a platforming ball! Here's what he has to say: What was the most difficult thing about programming? (The...
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UTG Student Kai (11) – Makes Augmented Reality App Using Library Card

UTG Student Kai (11) – Makes Augmented Reality App Using Library Card
Under the GUI Student creates Augmented Reality App Using Vancouver Public Library VPL Card Kai (11 years old) Kai is an Under the GUI Academy student in the UN502 class learning about Augmented Reality. This is a prototype of an Augment Reality app Kai is making. The app makes use of the computers cameras and projects a hologram of an image whenever it sees a Vancouver Public Library ca...
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Spring 2018 Condensed

Spring 2018 Condensed
Condensed Courses (Registration closed.) During the Fall and Spring Semesters, registration for Condensed courses will open for those who missed our regular semester registration. The condensed course will be pro-rated and teach the same curricula as the regular semester but without work periods. The Condensed course will require more commitment during the week in order to finish the course pro...
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