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Oct 03

Women In Tech Series Heather Cabot

Welcome back to our series focusing on amazing women-in-tech! In the second article in this series, we talked to author of Girl Geek Rising, Heather Cabot.

In this chat, we talked about Heather’s rise as an anchor-turned-journalist-turned-lecturer-turned-author, as well as some of her views about some of the most critical...

Aug 18

Women In Tech Series Laura Roeder Of Meet Edgar

In this first article in this series celebrating amazing women in tech, we talk to Laura Roeder, founder of Meet Edgar, one of the world’s most popular social media scheduling tools, that turned over $4M in revenue in just 2.5 years In this interview, Laura tells about her journey from...

Jun 26

3 Reasons Why You Need To Learn Coding In An Immersive Environment

To start, I want to ask you a question. Think back to the last class you took. How much do you still remember?

If your answer is, ‘not all that much’, that’s ok! You’re just experiencing the very natural phenomenon known as ‘the forgetting curve’, coined by Hermann Ebbinghaus, a...

May 31

Student Spotlight Annie Moon Arkell Of Mo Creative

Better known as “Mo” to her closest friends, Annie is a bonafide hustler. She went from bartending to formulating marketing strategies for a major e-commerce retailer in one swift career move. Never one to get too comfortable, she took the ultimate plunge and decided to open up her own digital...

May 31

10 Jobs Youll Nail If You Learn Coding

Learning coding doesn’t just limit you to becoming a web-developer. Increasingly more employers are looking for people with technical skills to complement their existing skillsets. In fact, many experts, such as Tim Brown from IDEO, and Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal, have advocated for hiring generalists, rather than specialists; flexibility,...

May 24

Student Spotlight Millie Cooper Of Design By Mouse

Coming in hot at number one among search listings for “Sydney Freelance Designer”, Millie is a force to be reckoned with in her field. She came to us with a specific goal in mind: to finally be able to speak intelligently to her team of developers. As a business owner,...

May 05

5 Of The Best Hangout Spots In Canggu

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!

Bali has...

Apr 12

Which Course Should I Take

We’re proud to have just launched our brand new digital marketing course! In building The Institute of Code, we realised there were very few places people could learn updated digital marketing skills. Most were too theoretical or completely outdated. On top of that, very few places taught the technical skills...

Feb 28

5 Skills Digital Marketers Need To Know

Digital Marketing is currently one of the most in-demand skills. In fact, according to LinkedIn, digital marketing related jobs claimed multiple top 20 spots in both 2014 and 2015.

Because of its growth, marketing has become an incredibly broad field, with many different disciplines coming under its umbrella. As a...

Aug 24

How Learning To Code Can Help You Grow 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 15

Why Ive Hung Up My Surfboard For 10 Days To Sit In A Classroom Learning To Code

There are certain skills that are essential for running your own business - like having proper emotional intelligence to work well with clients, understanding marketing, and a basic understanding of how to code…

Chantell is an author, marketing/advertising consultant and entrepreneur and attended our June 10 course to help take...

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 front-end...

Jul 01

6 Fears Keeping You From Starting Your Own Business

It’s completely normal, if not rational, to have tremendous doubts about investing time, money and energy into launching your own business.

In fact, it can be one of the most nerve racking things you’ll ever do in your life, but it also might be one of the most rewarding. Being...