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Jun 28

Alumni stories - Lily Bruns from CNX Web

What do a messenger bike service, a jewellery designer and an avant-garde nude photographer have in common? Lily Bruns – digital nomad, former IOC student and the #girlboss behind the startup Love is Creative.
Apr 24

Alumni Stories - Jacob Heston Vibes

With a stunning Instagram feed jam-packed full of stunning scenery and exotic destinations, it’s hard to believe that not long ago Jacob Heston was stuck in a monotonous 9-5 job. Find out how the 29-year-old turned his love of photography and travel into a full time business.
May 29

7 must-visit spots in Ubud

Jules (@JulesJetsets) is a Los Angeles based travel and lifestyle influencer. She has always valued the kind of independence and freedom that travel could offer. With her camera in one hand and her passport in the other, she’s ready to tackle any new adventure that comes her way!

While there...

May 05

5 of the best hangout spots in Canggu

It’s easy to understand why Bali is on almost every traveller’s bucket list – with lush greenery a common sight with every new turn. Yes, each spot seemingly more Instagramable than the last, and you’d be smart to bring some extra memory cards while exploring.

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Feb 26

How to score cheap flights (and other travel hacks)

In the original Wall Street movie, the infamous Charlie Sheen wistfully tells his girlfriend “I think if I can make a bundle of cash before I’m thirty and get out of this racket, I’ll be able to ride my motorcycle across China.”

Traveling has become a lot more viable; there’s...

Oct 25

The 5 most common misconceptions about learning to code

A couple of ago if you asked most people if they should learn to code, the answer would be absolutely and unequivocally “no”.

This opinion has shifted somewhat since then. And many business owners, entrepreneurs, graphic designers and bloggers are starting to see the value of learning a digital...

Aug 24

How learning to code can benefit your business

When I first launched my business, the Media Institute, I pretty much had the web skills of a monkey. In fact a monkey probably had better web skills than me; my skills didn’t exist whatsoever. As a former journalist I’ve always been good with words, that’s my thing. Tech skills,...

Jul 22

Want a career in graphic design? Find out why graphic designers with coding skills are in high demand.

With so many graphic designers now working on digital products, it’s important to understand that digital media has become the canvas upon which you design.

Graphic designers who can code are a hot commodity, constantly being headhunted but agencies and recruiters alike  Colloquially, designers who can code are often referred...

Jul 09

Why I decided to learn to code in Bali with Institute of Code

Flashback to a year ago and you probably couldn’t pay me to learn to code. The task seemed overwhelming, impossible to tackle and frankly boring – especially when I envisioned my options: trying to go it alone with online courses or Youtube tutorials or signing up for a physical course...

Jul 08

Haley Unscripted - The Institute of Code

“Lifelong learning is extremely important to me. Attending The Institute of Code is a brilliant way of up-skilling while also being on holiday and enjoying every second.”

Haley is one of our past students who trekked all the way from United States to Bali to join us on our