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From a Student

by Cori Myles-Matovsky Thursday October 19, 2017

Alumni Stories: From An Arts Degree To A Career In Tech

By Deidre Olsen Deidre Olsen is a Toronto-based digital marketer, developer and journalist who spends her free time learning Jiu Jitsu and how to code. The current job climate is tough, and especially so for those of us with an Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday February 9, 2016

The Rise of Designers Who Code

Hamsa Ganesh was looking for answers: how could she offer her clients websites as tasteful and sophisticated as the graphic design work her firm in Pune, India was known for? According to Hamsa, the answer came in a post quoting Read more…

by Heather Payne Monday October 5, 2015

Alumni Stories: Jaime Bishara

We love seeing where our grads take their skills once they’ve left a HackerYou class, and Jaime Bishara’s story is one worth telling. Jaime is a graduate of our part-time Web Development class. Before learning HTML5, CSS3 and responsive design, Read more…

by Heather Payne Wednesday September 9, 2015

Alumni Stories: Andrea Del Rio

HackerYou has called 483 Queen Street West home since January 2014. As we prepare for an expansion into “HackerTwo” next door at 485 Queen Street West, we asked some alumni about where their paths have taken them after HackerYou. Andrea Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday April 28, 2015

Diving in and Doing the Work

This post was written by Jessica Jones, a graduate of our part-time Web Development courses. This summer, she’ll be joining us as part of our Full-Time Front-End Web Development bootcamp. Her original post can be found on her Medium page Read more…

by Heather Payne Monday April 13, 2015

Welcome Home

This post was written by Winston Chow, who is a graduate of our front-end bootcamp and a Front-End Developer at Demac Media. You can find his original post and more of his work here. There are places in our lives Read more…

by Heather Payne Wednesday March 25, 2015

Why I took Design at HackerYou.

Last spring, I was stuck. I had left a job in the arts where I’d learned some bare-bones basics about design. I knew that I loved it and I needed to know more. I took a few courses around Toronto Read more…