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KU Work with Ux Alumni

  It is always a genuine pleasure to hear that one your students has gone on to achieve great things. So it was a particular pleasure to learn that one of the Ux course’s early graduates, Swetha S J, had … Continue reading

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Running Design Workshops

Design Thinking workshops have been a feature of the Ux(Content) module for a couple of years now, and I am still learning how to deliver them better.  How did I record workshop outcomes before I could access the Discussion Boards … Continue reading

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UxPA talks 16-17

This year we’ve attended quite a few talks from active Ux practitioners – Thoughtworks, Facebook, Sainsburys, Moo.com.  These talks add an invaluable industry perspective to the course, and provide an introduction to a community that would be very difficult to … Continue reading

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Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1

Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1.  £90 per day one day, one day per week for 12 months, start date October 1st 2016 Stratagem Ltd are a small, but established business looking to develop a Ux allrounder to help … Continue reading

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Industry-based projects 2015

This year, students completed final projects and/or internships at Lebara (mobile comms), UK Cabinet Office, Amaroo media, ProjectPublish and at start ups LingoHub (translation workflow) and the Wellbeing network (self-monitoring).  The project at the Cabinet Office was, we believe, the … Continue reading

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Industry speakers!! thank you very much for some great talks this year – Gabe Fender (Design Thinking, Goldman Sachs), Swetha Sethumudhavn (Field Interviews, Systems Concepts), Raida Shakiry (Branded Ux, Raida Shakiry Inc.), Angela Boodoo (Content Strategy, SFW)

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Shaken but not Stirred

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renting University accommodation

Rental agreements for University flats and halls run September to June (40 weeks), or September to August (50 weeks) http://www.kingston.ac.uk/accommodation/.  It has happened that some of our overseas students have lost their accommodation three weeks before they were due to … Continue reading

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Marking Prototypes

Do I need some new scatter cushions? Open this Augmented Reality shopping app, and point it at an area of your office that needs brightening up.  Then, drag the possible purchase onto the camera output.  Any good? Looks super!  (Courtesy … Continue reading

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Final Projects 2014

This year, final projects include the following industrial hosts and/or internships at: IBM, Foolproof, Serco, BoxUK (agile software consultancy) and Buckhill Ltd.  Projects hosted by students’ current employers include ones at: Sapient Nitro, University of London.

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