Free as a bird

Access to our User Research Platform for educators, classrooms and students for free

Get a helping hand

We love helping people learn and develop their skills. If you’re an educator or student, we’ll give you free access to our powerful platform of tools, so you can become a pro at tree testing, card sorting, first-click testing and more.

On top of this we have a ton of resources, whether it’s tips and tricks for nailing user interviews or understanding the basics of tree testing. We aim to help share knowledge where and when we can. We’re passionate about helping you soar!

Educator or lecturer?

We’ll give you unlimited access for the duration of the course you’re teaching. You can also request access for any number of students taking your course.

Are you a student?

As a student you can apply for individual access to Optimal Workshop for the duration of your course.

Ready to join our research community?

Help others thrive

We’d love to share your thoughts, research and opinions with the community.
Whether you’re a newbie or an expert, you can help the community thrive.

Write a blog post

This is your chance to be published on our blog. Whether it’s tips on the basics of UX or cutting edge UX ideas, you could be sharing your words with our readers from around the world.

Share your case study

We’d love to follow along on your journey of UX discovery and turn your project in a case study to share with other researchers. Let your awesome work inspire UXers the world over.

Give your feedback

You could help us make our platform better not just for you, but for all researchers. Whether through a diary study, interview or survey, your feedback is essential to building awesome tools.

So are you ready for take off?

Click below to share a few details with us and join our research community!