Lifelong learners this way please

The Hyper Island alumni community is for everyone that has graduated from a program or course. We offer you the chance to form part of a community with more than +5000 people around the world. Our mission is to connect you to each other and facilitate lifelong learning.

Resources

Access a growing collection of resources

  • Hyper Island alumni Facebook group

    Share projects, find new colleagues, inspire and get inspired by like-minded people in our community through daily updates.

    Join the Facebook group 
  • Find Hyper Island alumni

    Connect with fellow Hyper Island alumni, find collaborators for future projects or get first-hand intelligence for that dream company of yours. Search for Hyper Island and then filter on cities, companies or job roles.

    Hyper Island alumni on LinkedIn 
  • Mentorship

    Are you a Hyper Island alumni and want to mentor a current Hyper Island student? That’s awesome! This is a great way to support and empower next-generation talent!

    Become a Hyper Island mentor 
  • Alumni meetup

    Berlin? Amsterdam? New York? Singapore? Regardless of where in the world you are, we can (almost) guarantee that there are other alumni around. Connect your local alumni community by hosting a meetup with the support of our pre-designed learning experience. Get those Hyper Island tools back on the wall!

    Host an alumni meetup 
  • Hypertalks podcast

    Hypertalks is a Hyper Island student-run podcast. It was started by some Digital Business students a few years back and, in 2017, the torch was handed to five Digital Data Strategy students in Stockholm. Listen and learn about trends, innovations and hear interesting stories from industry experts.

    Listen to a Hypertalks podcast 
  • Co-create the future of Hyper Island

    In order to keep adding value to your learning journey, we want to better understand how a Hyper Island alumni community can best support you in solving problems that matter.

     

    Give your input here 
Blog posts

Alumni stories from our blog

Student Story: Unni Soelberg.

Being Norwegian, a parent, and with 14 years of experience in graphic design and advertising, Unni has a unique perspective to share on her MA Digital Experience Design journey. 

How Hyper Island’s alumni are making life better at work

The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. Two Hyper Island graduates are on a mission to ensure that these hours become more engaging, fulfilling, fun and ultimately, help us to reach our full potential at work.

Alumni Diaries: Become a True Digital Driving Force in Business

Have you ever wondered why things are changing around you instead of being a part of them? For Thomas Waegemans, too many great ideas lost their value because they were not being realized or brought to market. His search to find a way to blend creativity with business acumen led him to enroll in Hyper Island’s MA Digital Management program. Here, we discover how he transferred his learnings to become Business Design and Strategy Lead at Fortune 500 Global 500 company, Accenture Interactive.

Global Design Manager reflects on Hyper Island Masters

In an on-going series we connect with our full and part-time Masters Students from around the world. A few times each month we will meet students and alumni daring to do new and carve out the path they seek in their lives or career. You will learn about the Hyper Island experience through the lens of those coming together to study, learn and grow in Manchester, London, Stockholm and Singapore. 

Alumni recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30

An entrepreneur since his teens, this past year brought many surprises, challenges and rewards to Part-Time MA Digital Management student Raphael Reber. The Swiss-based CEO of Zeilenwerk and Co-Founder of Impact Hub Bern was this week recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30
Digital Marketing Online Course alumni Linda and Frida

Alumni Q&A- Linda Hugestrand of NA-KD

We speak with Alumni Linda Hugestrand of NA-KD on what it takes to dare to learn new skills and turn them into your next role. A long time brand builder in the automotive industry, Linda now works with Influencer Marketing in Fashion.

Is Motion Design for you?

So you’re interested in knowing more about our program, but you’re not sure you have what it takes to get in? Don’t worry, all you need is an open mind to go from 0 to 100 with this program. But don’t just take our word for it, we spoke to Hyper alumni and Motion Design grad Frederik Wiedel to give you a peek into his work life. And to see why we think this is one of the more interesting paths to follow for a creatively fulfilling career.

How to start your own business the ‘Hyper Island-way’

Got a winning idea for a business? Not sure how to get it off the ground? Meet Alexandra Herget. Whilst taking our Interactive Art Direction (now Design Lead) program in 2017, she started her own business, just as her classmates embarked on their internships. 

Hyper Island students call out for an equal and sustainable future

The status quo doesn’t cut it for today’s students. Equality, ethics and shared values are high up on the agenda – both in and outside of the classroom. Now, three bright minds from Hyper Island are taking these values with them into the real world.
Get in touch

Do you have a story to tell?

We want your voice to be central in everything we do. Send me, Matilda Sundåker, Head of Alumni, an email with your stories, ideas and feedback. This community is yours and it’s super important for us to have your input moving forward.

If you have any problems with your Hyper Island email address, just contact our support team.