Tag: community

by Heather Payne Friday May 6, 2016

HackerYou grads launch new female run digital agency

Jordan Deutsch and Trudy MacNabb met early at HackerYou, arriving each day of our Winter 2015 Bootcamp before many of their classmates were even awake. The early risers started attending crack of dawn yoga classes together, chatting over shared breakfasts Read more…

by Heather Payne Wednesday February 24, 2016

Secrets of a Side Hustler x HackerYou

One of the best parts of the HackerYou community is the drive and passion of our students, graduates and staff. We’re a community full of people who love to code — it’s what brought us together in the first place! 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 Tuesday January 12, 2016

My Journey from Print to Web Design

This post was written by Hamsa Ganesh, a graduate of our full-time immersive program. Hamsa originally worked as a designer and travelled from Pune, India to take part in our bootcamp in Fall 2015. You can learn more about her 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 Friday July 10, 2015

Going to Camp

When I explain HackerYou to someone who hasn’t experienced the community first-hand, there are a few things that I always highlight. Our amazing part-time classes and bootcamp are obviously on the top of the list because they’re the reason people Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday July 3, 2015

Work from our Part-Time Web Dev Students

When HackerYou first started in the fall of 2012, we offered part-time courses on one topic — Web Development. It was hosted at the Centre for Social Innovation and our students learned HTML & CSS from Wes Bos, a fantastic developer and 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…