The Friends of the User was founded in 2001 for the students of Usability School (USchool) studying at Aalto University of University of Helsinki. The union assembles together professionals and students interested in UX, UI and service design.
Friends of the User organizes different open events to students and professionals, most in forms of excursions to companies working in UX, UI or service design. The excursions are a great networking events in which different professionals get to share their knowledge and expertise with others.
Most of our union members are from Univeristy of Helsinki, Aalto University or Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, either students or alumni. The union, however is open to everyone regardless of their background so feel free to join us!