Success stories
from our students

Success
stories from
our students

The gold standard in UX education

“I was apprehensive about studying online, but the videos are engaging, well paced and excellently structured. The mentors are extremely helpful and approachable.”
Aisling Teevan
Aisling Teevan

Dublin

“This course has been really great! I recently completed it and got my diploma. Being certified has already given me the opportunity to work on various UX projects.”
Joost Verheyen
Joost Verheyen

Amsterdam

“A fantastic platform for online learning. I would highly recommend the Professional Diploma to obtain a true understanding of UX and the design process.”
Niall Moran
Niall Moran

Dublin

“I really enjoy how the course is set out. You can go at your own pace, and there is always someone available via Slack or email to answer questions.”
Seanna Cooke
Seanna Cooke

Glasgow

A real education in UX

“I was apprehensive about studying online, but the videos are engaging, well paced and excellently structured. The mentors are extremely helpful and approachable.”
Aisling Teevan
Aisling Teevan

Dublin

“This course has been really great! I recently completed it and got my diploma. Being certified has already given me the opportunity to work on various UX projects.”
Joost Verheyen
Joost Verheyen

Amsterdam

“A fantastic platform for online learning. I would highly recommend the Professional Diploma to obtain a true understanding of UX and the design process.”
Niall Moran
Niall Moran

Dublin

“I really enjoy how the course is set out. You can go at your own pace, and there is always someone available via Slack or email to answer questions.”
Seanna Cooke
Seanna Cooke

Glasgow

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Jonny Fraser

Carpentry to UX

Jonny Fraser

UX Designer, iheed

“Employers knew I had limited UX experience but they liked the fact that I was passionate about learning. I love what I do now and I wouldn’t be where I am without the UX Design Institute.”

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Cassandra Cardiff

Operations Management to UX

Cassandra Cardiff

Experience Research Lead, Pomegranate Media

“I’d definitely recommend the course. For me, it meant being able to get into a job within months of graduating.”

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From Graphic Design to UX

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Ketan Mistry

Ketan Mistry

UX/UI Designer

The Hut Group

“I always encourage people to do the Professional Diploma because of the range of skills that you develop; from tech skills to social skills to presentation skills. There are so many transferable skills that can be applied to UX, that you can come from any background and do well.”

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Stephanie Bell

Stephanie Bell

UX Designer

The Hut Group

“Taking the Professional Diploma in UX Design has been one of the best things that I’ve ever done. The Diploma actually changed my career and it’s given me the opportunity that I wanted.”

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Carla Espinoza-Saenz

Carla Espinoza-Saenz

UX Designer

Metro Branding

“My boss encouraged me to take the course to feel more secure about the UX process and to understand why we work the way we do. The course has been such an eye-opener for me.”

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Victoria Robin

Wine Production to UX

Victoria Robin

User Experience Manager, Alltech

“It’s the best investment you could make for yourself and for your career. The connections that you make, the knowledge that you gain, and just the confidence that you build in yourself is really special.”

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Azeem Butt

Business Analysis to UX

Azeem Butt

User Researcher & Designer, Horwich Farrelly

“I’d definitely recommend the diploma to anyone who wants to get into UX because you come out with such a valuable portfolio. The course really improved my confidence and helped me communicate better with senior stakeholders in the business.”

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From Web Design to UX

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Daniel Guy

Daniel Guy

Interaction Designer

Ministry of Justice UK

“Completing the diploma is probably the best decision I’ve made in my career so far. I would definitely recommend it... to give you the skillset that you need and the confidence to act on it. I don’t think I could say anything better than that!”

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Mary O Gorman

Mary O Gorman

Principal Product Designer

Udemy

“Since completing the course, I brought the UX process into my work. In the last few years, my career has progressed as a UX designer and teacher.”

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Philip Joyce

Philip Joyce

Manager, User Experience

Mastercard

“I have since progressed to being a UX Manager for one of the world’s biggest companies, helping build products by speaking to real users and applying core principles I learned from the course.”

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Julia Mullinger

Brand Management to UX

Julia Mullinger

User Researcher, Storm ID

“I looked at bootcamps but they were very expensive and much shorter. I didn’t see how I was going to come away with anything really practical after just a few days. I wanted something really solid to help me change career. That’s why I chose the diploma.”

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Jenny Björkman

Project Management to UX

Jenny Björkman

UX Lead, Sustainably

“I would highly recommend UXDI to others. These guys really know what they’re doing. The course has not only given me the ability to do UX, but the confidence to do it as well.”

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Alessio Ferracuti

Photography to UX

Alessio Ferracuti

UX Designer, IES Ltd.

“The course was perfect for me. It gives you everything you need to succeed in your career. My course portfolio is how I got my job, it shows that you have the knowledge. You can talk about UX design, but you can also present a body of work.”

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From Marketing to UX

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Helen Peak

Helen Peak

Head of Design & Marketing

Deblur Ltd

“I wanted to do an online course, something more in-depth without having to return to university. I had to be able to work full-time so I needed something flexible.”

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Angus Carbarns

Angus Carbarns

UX Consultant

We Are Engines

“The course gave me the confidence to approach my work in a better way. It gave me more credibility talking to clients or prospective clients. The university credit rating really adds weight; it gives you that authority.”

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Simon Wha

Simon Wha

Marketing Operations and UX Trainee

Gordian

“I think this course is perfect if you’re looking to learn and transition into a new career. It felt very structured and I liked having the accountability of the project work and the exam too.”

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Christian Richards

Recruitment to UX

Christian Richards

UX Researcher, Equator

“You see a lot of bootcamps that are popping up but the backing of a university like Glasgow Caledonian mattered. They have a very strong reputation when it comes to design and it adds so much more weight to the qualification.”

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Jenny Featherson

Publisher to UX

Jenny Featherson

User Researcher, Sigma

“I thought this course would help me get recognised as somebody with a certain level of skill in UX and differentiate me from other people applying for jobs. And it did.”

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Ana Carpio

Industrial Design to UX

Ana Carpio

UX Designer, Government of Canada

“After posting my diploma on LinkedIn, recruiters were coming up to me. I didn’t have to hunt for a job, they contacted me!”

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Doreen O Mahony

Upskilling in Visual Design

Doreen O Mahony

Digital Brand Manager, Laya Healthcare

“I find designers and developers listen to me more since I completed the course! Sometimes you can recognise something about design but struggle to articulate it. The course gave me the language to express myself confidently.”

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