UX Academy

UCD Foundation, Intermediate UX & Voice Design

Course Price £850 + VAT

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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 January 2019


Intermediate UX Course


6-week Evening Course

Starting January 2019


Designing for Voice (Alexa)


6-week Evening Course

Starting January 2019


Why UX Academy?

  • Low Price
  • CV and Portfolio Support
  • Build a Project
  • Work in Teams
  • Experienced Teachers
  • Free Retake


UX Academy Blogs

Discovering UX Academy – Jacopo Maio

Discovering the UX Academy Course Looking for a good UX course in London isn’t so easy these days. The city gives us too much choice and if you google it, you’ll be lost…

Under the Microscope – UX Academy

Every product in this world was made to solve a problem and make people’s lives easier. In order to develop a new idea and create a valuable product that sells, you need a problem…

Q&A with Froso Ellina about UX and UX Academy

User experience design is a mixture of tools, methods and frameworks that enables one to solve real problems while upgrading a beautiful design…

The Trainers

Hara Mihailidou

Experience Lead


As Experience Design Lead at Lloyds Bank & previously Head of UX at JustGiving Hara ensures that both consumer and business 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.


Jiri Jerabek

Principal Interaction Designer



Jiri has 12 years of experience in designing digital products shaped him into strategic design leader. 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).

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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.

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Stratis Valachis

Senior UX Designer


Stratis is an Interdisciplinary User Experience designer, advocate of Lean methodologies and Omnichannel design thinking. Currently leading the design of the conversational UX projects at Aviva’s innovation hub, contributing to the company’s customer centred digital transformation.

Edward Latter, Alexa

Edward Latter

Lead Developer


Ed is a geek, he likes computers, yeah! He also likes building cool customer facing applications and has been doing so for the past 8 years. He’s done mobile, web and is now facing his biggest challenge building voice interface applications for Aviva. Leading a team of developers to build the next revolution in customer experience, Ed likes to be modest.

Zara Nowell, Aviva

Zara Nowell

User Experience Designer


Zara is a UX Designer and Researcher at Aviva, with experience in conducting usability studies and user interviews for conversational interfaces. She works alongside Stratis and Ed in Aviva’s innovation hub and is currently involved in redesigning the product pages on Aviva’s website.


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. You can view our payment plans page to read about the plans we offer at UX Academy.

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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Course price £850+VAT, Payment Plans Available

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