Both of you could be wrong
So, /y/ sounds /i ~ ɨ~ ɪ ~ ə/ and /u/ does the same?
u has no 'schwa' sound. There are links to explanations and examples of pronunciation in these posts - https://www.duolingo.com/comment/13199969
gweiadur.com has real-voice recordings of many individual words.
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