Our story

We started Aula as students at the University of Oxford. Inspired by the way in which educators and students use communication tools such as WhatsApp and Slack, Aula replaces emails and clunky learning management systems with a single platform designed to encourage interaction and engagement.

We developed the platform by conducting more than 230 pilot classes across 30 institutions that ranged from small workshops at MIT to large physics classes at Imperial College London.

We launched the institutional version of Aula in September 2017 and are currently working with institutions such as Ravensbourne University London, the University of Coventry, and Birmingham City University.

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Our name

Aula [ΛˆΙ”:la] means β€œthe place people come together”.

That’s exactly what Aula is about: bringing students, staff, and educators together in a digital environment that encourages interaction and collaboration.

A team of curious tornadoes questioning everything but with a bias towards action.

Anders
Co-founder & CEO

Oliver
Co-founder & CTO

Adrian
Co-founder & CPO

Rune
COO

Lise
Head of Communications

Mikkel
Engagement Partner

Guro
Full-stack Engineer

Rachael
Chief Implementation Officer

Max
Engagement Partner

Fredrik
Full-stack Engineer

Farhan
Full-stack Engineer

Hiral
Engagement Associate

Brice
Full-stack Engineer

Saif
Engagement Partner

Aaliya
Engagement Associate

Oliver
Engagement Partner

Jeppe
Engagement Associate

Hai
Full-stack Engineer

Erd
Senior Product Designer

Jay
Full-stack Engineer

Brian
Full-stack Engineer

Simon
Chief Partnerships Officer

Tomi
People Associate

Rose Luckin
Advisor on Learner Centred Design
Professor of Learner Centred Design at University College London

David Matthewmann
Advisor on Educational
Technology Strategy
Former CIO/COO at The Open University

Jan Emmanuel De Neve
Product Advisor
Associate Professor at University of Oxford