UX Academy

Foundation & Intermediate Course in UX & UCD

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You will work in project teams to add to your portfolio


Class sizes are a maximum of 12 people


Face-to-Face Teaching
Once a week, 6pm-8.30pm


The course is taught by UX’ers experts in their respective fields

UX Academy is a highly interactive 6 to 8-week evening courses, taught by industry leading UX practitioners. Designed to fully equip you with all of the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in UX / UCD. Taught in a small, friendly environment UX Academy will enhance your knowledge, confidence and understanding of good UX design.

Beginner UX / UCD course


8-week evening course

Starting February 2018


Intermediate UX course


6-week Afternoon course

Starting February 2018



The Trainers


Hara Mihailidou

Experience Lead


As Head of UX at JustGiving Hara ensures that both consumer and non-profit audiences have a delightful and cohesive experience across channels. Hara Mihailidou has previously worked for brands like Microsoft, Skype, O2, Hearst as well as Seren EY Service Design agency. Her educational background is on Interactive Media (MA, London College of Communication) and Computer science (BSc) and she is an ambassador of design for good.

Jiří-Jeřábek BW, MUXL, UX Academy

Jiri Jerabek

Principal Interaction Designer



Jiri has 12 years of experience in designing digital products shaped him into strategic design leader who is able to set holistic vision and strategy and run design initiatives spanning countries and global regions.
His project history ranges from launching large scale key product functionalities (Intuit) and radical innovation (BBC Research & Development) to detailed work on end-user products (Telegraph, National Rail Enquiries apps, Freesat set-top box, Canon, American Express).

Sophie Lepinoy

Sophie Lepinoy

Senior UX Designer


User experience designer with nearly 20 years working experience including 7 years in design and research. Passionate about education, currently teaching Lean user experience design and graphic design. Mentored start-ups at Google Launchpad and designed for leading start-up LoveCraft. Inspired by Google Ventures and Lean UX. Holding degrees in business, graphics, web design and development from the University of the Arts and University of London.


This course is aimed for beginners, however, prior UX experience is beneficial. We will be offering pre-course work so you can get familiarised with the presumed knowledge.

There will be some tools used in this program however, these will be provided.

Yes. Only a deposit is needed to secure your place but full payment will be required prior to the course starting.

These are the books recommended by the trainers:

1. The design of everyday things, by Don Norman

2. Design is a job, by Mike Monteiro

3. Don’t make me think, by Steve Krug

4. About face: the essentials of interaction design, by Alan Cooper

5. Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience, by Jeff Gothelf.


Refunds will be provided up to 14 days in advance. Alternatively, you will be able to sign to our next training course since we plan on running two courses per year.

Yes. Group discounts are available. You should enquire for more information if you seek group discounts.

Slides from the lectures will be provided, you will also be able contact the teachers if you have any questions.

Invoice can be provided on request. Please contact us for more information.

This is a one day per week course which will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm.


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