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5 Things the Online Boot Camp Taught Paskwa Mutunga About Reaching Her Goals

Paskwa Mutunga launched her career in technology infrastructure and operations, performing systems management and administration. She enjoyed implementing the infrastructure for various organizations, but found her fascination with the actual software continuing to grow. Paskwa was drawn to the creativity and possibilities of software development — and in short, she felt she was missing out on…

Why Employers Are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Learners

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Many of today’s leading employers are beginning to embrace new models of education, including online learning. As a result, we see a number of employers hiring online boot camp s due to their work ethic and combination of hard skills (technical knowledge) and soft skills (adaptability, collaboration, creativity, etc.). Because of the fast-paced nature of…

Making an Intelligent Career Change: Rajiv Ahuja’s Fulfilling Path to Cybersecurity

Until recently, Rajiv Ahuja spent his entire career working in client management, but on the side, he had been pursuing furthering his education in technology. Fascinated by the evolving field and endless learning opportunities it provided, Rajiv was always searching for online courses and training programs that would quench his thirst for knowledge. Even with a couple…

7 Characteristics of a High-Quality Online Boot Camp

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As the unprecedented shift towards online learning continues to grow, more s are seeking out the combination of skills development and flexibility offered through an online boot camp education. Today it is more possible than ever to break into fields such as web development, financial technology, UX/UI, cybersecurity, and digital marketing through the help of…

COVID-19 Update: Transitioning to Virtual Class Sessions

Updated as of April 2, 2020 For the health and safety of our learners, due to increasing concerns about the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), current face-to-face UofT SCS Boot Camps cohorts will move to virtual class sessions. To ensure a seamless transition, we’re providing extra training to all active instructional staff on how…

Top 10 Coding Projects for Beginners

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Any developer will tell you: coding can be very challenging, especially for beginners. In fact, a career in development can seem so limitless that you may be wondering where to begin. As you get started, other coders may stress the need for you to work on creative projects and build your portfolio — and they’d…

Why Employers are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Learners

Many of today’s leading employers are beginning to embrace new models of education, including online learning. We see a number of employers hiring online coding boot camp learners due to their work ethic and combination of hard skills (technical knowledge) and soft skills (adaptability, collaboration, creativity). Because of the nature of a fast-paced online boot…