11 Milestones in Learning to Code

There’s a handful of things you need if you want to work in coding; some aptitude, an open mind, and perhaps most importantly, resolve. The one thing our most successful graduates have in common is determination.Bootcamps are intensive and hard work, so it’s nice to remember that you’re never far from a eureka moment.Those little […]

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Coding Salaries – The Breakdown

Coding (or software development) is a fulfilling career for numerous reasons: It’s creative, satisfying, and always evolving. Of course, it also helps that it’s a terrific industry for those who value progression – incremental pay rises are not uncommon in tech, and coders can expect their asking price to climb after a few short years. […]

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Coding Bootcamps – Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Adult education is intimidating, partly because it brings back memories of school. Many of us had unpleasant learning experiences back then, or were taught in a method that didn’t suit.However, the discipline of coding – and how it’s taught – might not be what you expect. Here are are some tips for approaching bootcamps. Getting […]

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How to convince your boss to let you study

Further education has a ripple effect. It benefits not just the student, but their family, society at large, and often their employer. However, a common obstacle in the journey to adult education is existing work. Work, of course, is immensely time-consuming, and many employers don’t see the benefit in being flexible when staff want to […]

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What to expect in software job interviews

Whether you’re considering a new career in coding, are in the depths of one of our bootcamps, or recently graduated, the thought of job interviews has probably crossed your mind. The good news is that coding is arguably the the most in-demand skill in the workplace right now. Less exciting is the prospect of job-hunting […]

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5 ways to make the most of your qualification

How To Make The Most of Your Qualifications  If you’re reading this, you’re either considering our coding bootcamp, you’re in the thick of it, or you’ve just graduated and you’re the proud owner of a diploma in software development. But what happens afterwards? After you’ve celebrated, it’s time to take a look at the next steps […]

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Why we created our Virtual Class

Code Institute has always been passionate about bringing coding skills to students around the globe. So it’s appropriate that the world’s fastest growing tech education company has devised a high-tech solution to meet student demands. Meet our virtual classroom.We’re proud of creating Europe’s only university credit-rated coding bootcamps. And now we’ve taken the next logical […]

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LinkedIn – a beginner’s guide

LinkedIn is by far the best known and most popular recruitment site in operation today. But some have complained that it’s not user-friendly or that its uses and benefits can be vague. In this article, we offer you a beginner’s guide to LinkedIn. Why LinkedIn? Regardless of whether one sees imperfections with LinkedIn, it’s a […]

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Darragh's Story

Darragh Browne is just one of many students who completely turned his career around. He went from making sandwiches in a deli to working as a coder for a major company. Now he’s considering setting up his own tech firm. Like many of us, Darragh had been living as an adult with choices that he’d […]

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Working for a Startup vs Working for a Big Company

Choosing where to work is complex and challenging: You’ll be spending most of your waking hours there, so it’s important to make the right choice. But how can you be sure you’re working (or applying) for the right place?One key signifier is whether you’ll be working for a startup or an established, bigger company. Both […]

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