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One of our students recently landed a £37,000 starting salary as a Junior Developer!

I started by really looking into tech companies and found out what it would be like to work in a tech team as a Developer..

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23 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Martyna Machowiak

Martyna is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Aishah Bushra

Aishah is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Dragos-Robert Neagu

Dragos is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: David Arrowsmith

David is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Nathan Sainsbury

Nathan is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Carly Watson

Carly is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Ian King

Ian is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Nick McAlpine

Nick is one of our instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

How to create a Developers Mindset

We reached out to our community to get their top tips when retraining as a Junior Developer!

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9 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Whitney

Whitney is one of our instructors at Manchester Codes...

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3 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Rui

Rui is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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2 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Romy

We are so excited to welcome Romy back to our teaching team!

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29 Oct 21

Diversity in Tech Benefits Everyone, and Here’s Why.

If you’ve made it to our website, we don’t have to tell you that tech is one of the most exciting industries in the world. It’s all about innovation and imagining new possibilities.

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20 Oct 21

Creating your first CV as a Junior Developer

AH! Why does writing a CV seem like the biggest chore? We’ve created a step by step guide of what you need to include in your CV and how to structure it

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13 Oct 21

Meet the Instructor: Mo

Mo teaches Core Foundations at Manchester codes while working as a Senior Developer @ PrettyLittleThings.com

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1 Sep 21

Meet the Instructor: Holly

Holly is one of our mentors at Manchester Codes who also works @ Iceland Foods.

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Luke

Luke is one of our mentors at Manchester Codes...

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1 Sep 21

Meet the Instructor: Stu Cowley

Stu Cowley is a back-end mentor at Manchester Codes who also works as a backend developer @ Gear4Music.

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Gareth beer

Gareth Beer is one of our Saturday session staff that helps the student's...

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Tom

Tom is a former student at Manchester Codes and now is a mentor...

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Dominika Malinowska

Dominika Malinowska is one of our Frontend Curriculum. Find out what inspires her to teach...

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25 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Diego Lavayen-Alarcón

Diego is one of our Frontend Module Tutor at Manchester Codes who also works @ Cinch.

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23 Aug 21

Virtual learning, real-world benefits

Why we’re super positive about our Software Engineer Fast Track programme moving online right now.

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8 Jun 21

A modern day alternative to University

With the average graduate of a 3-year university course in the UK now graduating with student loan debts of more than £50,000, it’s no surprise that now more than ever people are considering other routes into a professional career.

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8 Mar 21

Meet the Instructor: Jenny Ardrey

Jenny is one of our mentors at Manchester Codes. Read her words of wisdom for new Software Engineers and find out what excites her in the world of tech

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2 Dec 20

Meet the team: Ersel Aker

Ersel is our Head of Teaching at Manchester Codes. Find out what inspires him to teach...

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26 Oct 20

My journey to becoming a software developer

My journey to becoming a software developer was not exactly traditional. I graduated university in 2016 with a degree in advertising and marketing and started out in the adult working world as a digital marketer.

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14 Sep 20

Lunch and Learn with AO: Episode 1

In the hot seat this week, we invited Ashley Carter and Ehsan Isman from AO to help us answer a list of questions from aspiring developers from our current and future students.

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23 Aug 20

Reopening - a hybrid approach

Find out more about our new hybrid teaching approach, as well as some of the steps we are taking to keep students safe when we welcome our September 2020 cohort

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3 Aug 20

Remote-first: How we are adapting

For us, the thought of moving online wasn’t something that was thrown upon us by COVID-19...it’s actually something we had in the pipeline almost a year prior to our hand eventually being forced. In that time period we had a vision of an online learning environment complemented by a bespoke interactive learning platform and a community of like minded learners.

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23 Jun 20

Announcing the Mae Jemison Scholarship

Recent developments in America, around the death of George Floyd, have sparked anger, frustration and heartbreak in America and across the world. We are all currently bearing witness to actions that are the opposite of what we stand for.

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1 Jun 20

A new course for the new normal

We’ve been thinking carefully about what we offer, and making sure that - in these difficult times - we can reach as many people as possible. That’s why today we’ve launched our new Software Engineer FlexiTrack course.

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25 May 20

Is the future of work remote?

Now that so many Tech companies have quickly pivoted to allow their employees to work remotely, have we arrived at the new normal?

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13 May 20

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Our Response

Here at Manchester Codes we’ve been monitoring the current Covid-19 situation very carefully. Just over 2 weeks ago we advised all of our staff, students and alumni on extra measures being put in place to ensure their safety but also to ensure they can continue to receive the best support from our talented tutors.

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14 Apr 20