09 July 2019

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm


Academy Xi, Level 3, 45 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Event Description

You’re invited to a UX and Service Design Open Day at Academy Xi!

At the intersection of design and technology, our courses at Academy Xi have been created to help you upskill, transform, and shape a fulfilling and future-focused career.

With 40% of Australian jobs expected to be automated or eliminated in the next 10-20 years, learn how you can stay ahead of the competition and future-proof your career at our UX and Service Design Open Day.

Learn from our expert instructors, get hands-on with solving problems using some of our end-to-end User Experience and Service Design course techniques and discover our alumni success stories.

Places are strictly limited so reserve your free ticket now!


5:00pm: Doors Open

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Introduction to User Experience and Service Design

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Panel: A student’s experience from studying UX and Service Design

  • Get a taste of what it’s like to step into UX or Service Design by speaking to one of our past students, and what made them take the leap!

6:30pm – 8:30pm: Workshop: Introduction to Design Thinking

  • Explore the end-to-end iterative development process through Stanford Design School’s, ‘The Wallet Project’


Berlin Liew

UX Designer at Belong

Berlin is a UX Designer at Belong. She's passionate about making a difference through meaningful work and good products, as well as sharing ideas and making knowledge accessible to anyone at any level. With a background in linguistics and media, she made the switch into UX after learning there was such an industry that combined her passion for research, problem-solving, storytelling, people and creative thinking. Berlin is an active contributor to the Academy Xi community, having mentored two courses, and also freelances on the side for not-for-profits and social enterprises.

Hayden Peters

Lead UX Design instructor at Academy Xi

Hayden Peters is an Experience Designer and historian, with over 20 years of experience in digital design and innovation. He has mentored and grown teams both locally and internationally across a variety of services and technologies. He is also the Lead UX Design instructor at Academy Xi in Melbourne.

Vito Tassone

Service Design Lead Instructor at Academy Xi

Having worked in the creative industries for the last 20+ years, I have amassed a wealth of experience in the fields of design, advertising, communications, service design and strategy.

A passionate creative leader, former agency owner and design thinker, my experience gives me a holistic view of problem solving.

I lead, manage and take an active part in design teams — solving problems, sense making and delivering good, meaningful design.

I’m an advocate for and practitioner of human-centred design.

Dates and fees


09 July 2019

5:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm



Academy Xi,
Level 3,
45 Exhibition St,
Melbourne VIC 3000

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