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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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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What makes a good website?

An effective website is a perfect storm. It combines engaging content with a smooth user experience to deliver a pleasant and sometimes addictive experience. All of your favourite sites are a combination of technical skill, creativity and understanding of what people want. If that all sounds a little vague, fear not! Because we have a […]

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Modernising Pharma: Curing Healthcare Gaps

Modernising Pharma: Curing Healthcare Gaps The pharmaceutical industry has a problem. Higher demand for high quality care, longer drug trial periods, and stronger regulation has diminished patents and created more wastage than ever. PwC’s most recent ”Pharma 2020: From Vision to Decision” survey began on a promising-turned-ominous note. Healthcare technologies have grown significantly in the […]

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Why Budding Coders Need To Blog

8 Reasons Why Budding Coders Need to Blog It can be very easy for a developer to dismiss blogging as a method of highlighting their coding prowess, given their familiarity with another kind of writing.In this post we explore exactly why coders, especially learners need to write about what they’re doing. Let’s start with the basics – it […]

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8 Reasons Why A Career In Coding Is Right for You

1. You Love Tech! Obvious I know, but often understated. It’s definitely worth mentioning that to work in software development, you need to have a love of tech and all the possibilities it brings. Appreciating technology’s potential will motivate you to innovate, excel and climb the career ladder in tech. 2. You’re a Problem Solver Problem solving is a skill […]

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What is the Internet of Things?

The short and sweet explanation of the IoT is the idea that every object that has an on / off switch can be connected to the internet and again to each other. Not just the obvious ones like your computer and cell phone, but everything. Home appliances such as washing machines and coffee makers as well […]

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