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Getting Into Software Development: The Main Steps to a Smooth Career Transition
Making big changes in life is hard, no matter how much you want it. That all said, it’s still a possible and worthwhile task — so it’s time to get a head start as we help you get the job of your dreams as a Software Developer with some useful tips.
Women In Tech: Meet Mariam Antar
Welcome back to Coder Academy’s Women In Tech series, our regular showcase of the brilliant women-ovators who we meet across our Coding and Cyber Bootcamps. This week, we’re venturing over to our GenTech Bootcampto speak to the awesome Mariam Antar currently based in our Sydney campus.
The Magic of Houdini and CSS Paint Worklets
The UI designer that I work with and I have a love hate relationship. He comes up with these crazy design ideas that look amazing and whenever I receive his first drafts I instantly get excited. However, that excitement is usually followed by an agonising groan as I start to ask “okay, now how the heck are we going to implement this? Sure, it’s beautiful - but is that even possible!?”
Bridging the Cross-Sector Gap: Breakthrough for the Next Gen of Cyber Security Professionals
Last year, as part of our focus on providing the highest quality, most relevant, and up to date accredited qualifications possible, a group of Coder Academy educators made submissions to PwC Skills for Australia's Cross Sector Projects on Cyber Security and Big Data to help make Australia's nationally recognised IT qualifications ready for the future of work.
Meet Our Women In Tech: Meet Natasha Munasinghe
Coder Academy Team
Welcome back to our Women In Tech blog series! Our WIT project here at Coder Academy aims to showcase the inspiring, passionate and committed women we meet every day in our mission to increase female representation in the tech sector. Every year, we offer three talented Australian women with big aspirations the opportunity to receive a scholarship that covers 50% of their Fast Track studies across our campuses in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Meet our Women In Tech: Sherin Samuel
Coder Academy Team
One of the many things we're passionate about here at Coder Academy is increasing female representation in the tech sector. Every year, three talented Australian women with big aspirations get the opportunity to receive a scholarship that covers 50% of their studies across our campuses in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. This means that every year we meet more and more inspiring women who continuously blow us away with their commitment, passion and brilliance - and so we thought it was about time that you all met them too...
How A Coding Bootcamp Changed My Life
Once upon a time, there was a young adult living and working as a construction laborer in a tiny town in the Australian outback, and quite frankly, he was miserable. He worked his ass off for days on end for a decent enough paycheck, but working is hard, hot and backbreaking conditions. This young adult had a dream of moving back to the city he came from and working in a job that one paid better, and two didn’t leave him wondering what he was going to do with his life. Eventually, he decided to stop toying with the idea and start looking for opportunities and ways to achieve his goal and put himself into a career that flexed his mental muscles and had room for large-scale growth in the future. And then he found the answer, he was to be a programmer!
Working for Tomorrow: Coder Academy consults with PwC on Australia’s Cyber Security + Big Data needs
It is no secret that Big Data and Cyber Security = Big News. Since September 2018, our team of educators at Coder Academy have been engaging with PwC’s Skills for Australia Cross-Sector projects on Big Data and Cyber Security to shape the future of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. Skills for Australia is the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) responsible for revising VET packages, qualifications and units. The modernisation of the VET sector will provide a framework to up-skill Australians for roles across a variety of industries including Information Technology, Business Services, and Finance.
So you've finished school, "Now What?"
Last week, young people across Australia received their ATAR results. When I think back to my own results day, feelings of excitement, nerves and outright fear come to mind alongside the million-dollar question: “What now?”