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UI vs UX: What’s the difference?

Take a look at the differences between UI and UX, and what each entails in order to develop your career and transform a user’s interaction with a digital product.

Your choices, our future | Changes of Tomorrow

It’s going to come down to your personal choices. The future is going to be defined by your decisions. And it’s not going to be easy to decide.

36hrs in the life of a Web Developer

My name is Valerie, I am a punctual but funny German living in Amsterdam and I graduated from MA Digital Management in Manchester in 2015. 2 years ago I decided to pivot my career from Digital Marketing to Web Development and I am now writing code for websites at Your Majesty, a full-service design and technology firm in Amsterdam. Welcome to my 36hrs diary.
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.

Things I wish I knew sooner | Changes of Tomorrow

It’s very interesting that efforts to do good for the planet and our future on it are called sustainability.
The Empathy Game

Fuelling Connection Through Empathy

On their quest of changing the world, our alumni are constantly channeling their learning experiences into new initiatives, ventures and business opportunities around the globe. 
User Experience blog

The World According to UX

They often say the best way to learn something is to teach it to others and that is what we kept in mind when launching our new Skillshare course on UX Design. 

Make your future, your business | Changes of Tomorrow

The Future is private! At least that’s what Facebook’s CEO, Chairman, and co-Founder told us this week.

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.

Learning to love the Future: Overcoming “presentism” | Changes of Tomorrow

We’ve never been more capable of understanding our future, yet we’ve never been more stuck in the present. 
5 stages of group development

5 stages of group development

Lest we forget the value of teamwork. Ever-advancing automation and AI technologies bring with them increasing concern over the value of human-led leadership and a greater need for real collaboration between diverse people.
Revlon hires first female CEO

Revlon appoints its first ever female CEO

After just a few months in the role of COO, Debra Perelman now takes the helm of the beauty product trendsetters.

Students at Hyper Island Singapore discuss the future of money

One of the most disruptive forces in the recent years has been the fintech boom. New ways of delivering financial services are emerging all the time and changing the way we live and do business. Hyper Island Singapore students discuss the latest trends in a series of podcasts.

How to spot patterns of progress | Changes of Tomorrow

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

A year later: What we learned about driving transformation

Digital Transformation students Olivier Wolf and Daniel Boos share what they learned during our popular online course and how they are applying what they learned to the jobs at a publicly owned company in the transportation industry.

Hyper Island alumni Sandra Molin on Industry Research Projects

After studying business, Sandra Molin came to Hyper Island looking for a creative learning experience that didn’t feel stagnated or outdated. She took our 11-month MA in Digital Management, including a six-month Industry Research Project, and hasn’t once looked back.

Learn to use data to make smarter business decisions

Data is an invaluable resource for any company or brand. In just two years, 90% of the world’s data has been generated from sources like smartphones, social media and digital communication. Understand how to utilize the right information to help businesses make smart decisions and you’ll hold the keys to the kingdom. 

How Naira-Abdel Halim discovered that team is everything

Naira-Abdel Halim is a born and raised Stockholmer, currently studying to be a Digital Media Creative at Hyper Island Stockholm. We caught up with her to gain insight into the program’s annual exhibition.

How does your CEO learn about the future? | Changes of Tomorrow

“All of our senior executives operate the same way I do. They work in the future, they live in the future. Right now, I'm working on a quarter that's going to reveal itself in 2021 sometime.”

Demystifying growth hacking for digital marketers

Today’s leading startups and digital-first companies are challenging traditional marketing techniques. They use data to generate customer insights and employ behavioural economics to understand their customer base and build radical new types of disruptive services and businesses.

10 skills that make a UX designer world class

August 2019 sees the start of the first-ever full-time UX Designer program from Hyper Island. Students will learn how to develop many of the hard and soft skills they’ll need to make it in the fast-paced world of service and product design. Here are 10 skills that typify great UX designers.

Hyper Island and strategy agency Britny join forces!

We at Hyper Island are excited to announce that we are joining forces with leading digital strategy agency, Britny. The move signals an acceleration in everything we do, including business transformation, learning partnerships, and much more. 
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