What would you say to someone considering the Skills Bootcamp?

Never hesitate to pursue your dreams. With dedication and the skills bootcamp at the University of Birmingham, you can turn your aspirations into reality and secure your dream job swiftly. It’s not just about acquiring skills; it’s about transforming your passion into a fulfilling career journey.

How was your experience of accessing Skills Bootcamp careers support?

The skills bootcamp stands out as an exceptional avenue for skill acquisition. With dedicated tutors and teaching assistants by your side, you’ll receive unwavering support, even when tackling the most complex new technologies. Their guidance ensures that no challenge is insurmountable on your journey to mastering valuable skills.

What are some of the best things about your Skills Bootcamp experience or your biggest achievements?

My most significant achievement is fulfilling my lifelong dream of working as a software developer, complemented by the honour of receiving the student award.

Please tell us about your new role. How does the Skills Bootcamp experience relates to your new role?

Being a teaching assistant is truly rewarding as it allows you to impart your knowledge to others, passing on the insights gained from your own bootcamp experience to the next generation.

Have you been offered a new job role and/or responsibilities which utilise the skills and experience acquired on the Skills Bootcamp?

Yes, I am now a Teaching Assistant at 2U.

Tell us about yourself and your journey to studying a Skills Bootcamp.

Having had an interest in computers from a young age, I only took the next step forward last year. Engaging in the full stack course proved to be an extensive and challenging journey, but dedication and effort ensured success. The program significantly enhanced my coding skills, leading to employment within six months. It was an extraordinary experience, enabling me to connect with new people, explore emerging technologies, and push my understanding of the coding world to new heights. Additionally, I was honored with the Anna Lebiedziewicz Outstanding Student Award.

Why did you choose to study a Skills Bootcamp at the University of Birmingham?

I opted for the skills bootcamp as it provides the quickest route to enter the coding realm and offers the most effective path to acquire the necessary skills for immediate job placement.