Cross-government events and training in the User-Centred Design Community

The User-Centred Design Community provides a structure for designers, content designers and user researchers across government to learn from each other, collaborate and share best practice.

The community also helps to promote user-centred design in all professions across government.

The User-Centred Design Community is split into communities which you can join here:

Sign up here to receive monthly user-centred design community updates.


The following training sessions are open to anyone working in government:

Introduction to User centred design - understanding research and design in government
Level: Introductory
Date: Thursday 20 December 2018
Location: Brighton
Register: Register for Introduction to User Centred Design here

Designer induction : how to be a designer in government 
Level: Introductory
Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019
Location: London
Tickets on sale January 2019

Introduction to service design training: diversity in design edition 
Level: Introductory
Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
Location: London
Tickets on sale January 2019


Services Week
Date: 28th January - 1st February
Location: Remote, various locations across the UK
Contribute: Fill in this survey to contribute
Register: Find links to register in the live agenda

Cross government design meetup #26:Designing for people in crisis 
Date: Tuesday 15 January
Location: London
Register: Register for the cross government design meetup

Cross-government design critique day
Date: Friday 15 February 2019
Location: London
Tickets on sale January 2019

Community Resources

If you’re interested in learning more you can find more information on the Service Manual.

You can also read updates on the community blogs:


Email with any questions about the User-Centred Design Community.