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KICKSTART YOUR

CODING

CAREER

Being able to code is such a valuable skill to have, no matter what your field of study is. Tech touches every industry, from building websites, to understanding data, to developing technology that helps solve real-world problems like climate change and disease prevention. 

A free course designed to fit around your full-time studies and delivered remotely by university regions. You’ll combine content, action and community to learn the skills you need to break into the technology industry.

To be eligible you must be aged 18-23 AND be a student at a university OR be a recent graduate and have studied in the last two years.

Level up with a @uni kickstarter course

CONVENIENT &

FREE @UNI

LEARNING

We’ve designed our @uni kickstarter courses around your schedule so it is easy to attend (or tune in). Our classes are held in the evening for one night (usually a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday ) and run for 8-weeks. We work with a range of amazing companies to make this opportunity FREE for university students. 

We work with 50+ university partners to promote the courses, and we now offer our courses by university region to open up our courses to all university students. 

If you would like to get your university involved in promoting Code First Girls (or spread the word for instructors!) fill in our form, sending us the details for your key contact/s from within the university and we will do the rest.

@UNI KICKSTARTER

COURSE

TOPICS

WEB DEV

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

Module 1: HTML Basics

Module 2: CSS Basics

Module 3: Recap & Project Overview

Module 4: JavaScript Part 1 (overview, data types, loops, conditionals)

Module 5: JavaScript Part 2 (functions & scope)

Module 6: JavaScript Part 3 (objects and the DOM)

Module 7: Github 101 & Frameworks

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers in Web Dev

PYTHON & APPS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end.

Module 1: Python Basics: Data Types and Variables

Module 2: Problem Solving: Input, Loops and Functions with Turtle

Module 3: Decision Making: Logic and If Statements

Module 4: Lists and Dictionaries

Module 5: Files, Pip and APIs

Module 6: Building Your App: Project Planning and Projects

Module 7: Building Your App: Project Work Time

Module 8: Project Presentations

DATA & SQL

Data and SQL are two of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the fundamentals of Data and SQL with us – you can access and work with more data, faster! At the end of the 8 week-long course, students will be able to build, deploy and maintain a Database.

Module 1: Introduction to SQL Programming Language and Data

Module 2: SQL Coding and Database Management Techniques

Module 3: Data Analysis

Module 4: Data Analysis for Complex Structures

Module 5: Data Manipulation with SQL Programming Language

Module 6: Data Management Using SQL Coding Techniques

Module 7: Database design and project Tableau vs Power BI Data Visualisation

Module 8: Project Presentations and Mock Interviews

FIVE REASONS TO

GET INVOLVED

HIGHLY REGARDED SKILL
SUPER IN DEMAND

Web dev, python programming and data are all highly sort after skills by companies. Combine this with the need to increase diversity in tech and you will become hot property for a wide range of roles.

IT'S FREE
(AND FREEBIES ARE 👍!)

Ohhhh yeahhhh! The best bit for sure. The course is 100% free. That’s a huge booster to your skill set and cheaper than £1 drink nights at the uni pub.

MEET NEW FRIENDS
EXTEND YOUR NETWORK

Meet a bunch of smart, driven women who are as interested in learning a new skill as you are. These women could become great friends and, at the very least, amazing women in tech contacts.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
EVERYONE USES TECH

We touched on this already with tech being a highly in-demand skill-set, but to add to this, tech is a growing field and job roles often see double-digit growth each year. Plus, there are great salaries to be had.

UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE
CODING IS GLOBAL

With years ahead of you to explore the world and build your career, the great thing about tech is that it is universal. A global language so to speak. And it’s easy to code from a Caribbean beach with remote work.

@UNI KICKSTARTER COURSES AVAILABLE

Our partners are sponsoring hundreds of scholarship places on our @uni Kickstarter classes this year. These sponsored places are for women or non-binary candidates who are currently at university or have recently graduated (inside two years). 

**Make sure you select the region where your university is located for the best chance of securing a place!**

UK & IRELAND

CLASSES

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
DATA & SQL
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
WED 1 JUNE - WED 20 JULY
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
Barclays Logo
DATA & SQL
NORTH WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 7 JUNE - TUES 26 JULY
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
PYTHON & APPS
IRELAND (REMOTE)
WED 8 JUNE - WED 27 JULY
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
DATA & SQL
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
WED 8 JUNE - WED 27 JULY
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
WEB DEV
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND (remote)
THURS 9 JUNE - THURS 28 JULY
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
Tesco Bank Logo
WEB DEV
SCOTLAND (remote)
TUES 14 JUNE - TUES 2 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
WEB DEV
LONDON (remote)
TUES 14 JUNE - TUES 2 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
Ki lgo
DATA & SQL
LONDON (REMOTE)
WED 15 JUNE - WED 3 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
Tesco Bank Logo
DATA & SQL
NORTH EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
TUES 21 JUNE - TUES 9 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
WEB DEV
ALL UK & IRELAND (remote)
TUES 21 JUNE - TUES 9 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
DATA & SQL
NORTHERN IRELAND (REMOTE)
WED 22 JUNE - WED 10 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
ecx.io Logo
WEB DEV
SOUTH EAST & WEST ENGLAND (remote)
THURS 23 JUNE - THURS 11 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
JourneyHero Logo
WEB DEV
LONDON (remote)
THURS 23 JUNE - THURS 11 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
DATA & SQL
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
TUES 28 JUNE - TUES 16 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
python & apps
LONDON (REMOTE)
TUES 28 JUNE - TUES 16 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
ecx.io Logo
python & apps
SOUTH EAST & WEST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
WED 29 JUNE - WED 17 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
python & apps
YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER (REMOTE)
WED 29 JUNE - WED 17 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
Legal & General Logo
WEB DEV
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (remote)
THURS 30 JUNE - THURS 18 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
BT Logo
python & apps
EAST ENGLAND (REMOTE)
THURS 30 JUNE - THURS 18 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

INTERNATIONAL

CLASSES

We offer sponsored places (aka FREE!) to candidates outside of the UK and Ireland. We have a mix of client sponsored places in specific locations and open international classes across Web Dev, Python & Apps or Data & SQL. Our open international courses are available each month and are available to women and non-binary candidates located anywhere across the world who would like to learn how to code.

FREE
in partnership with
Goldman Sachs logo
python & apps
WARSAW, POLAND (REMOTE)
WED 22 JUNE - WED 10 AUG
7.30 pM - 9.30 PM (CEST)
(6:30 pm - 8:30 pm GMT)
WEDNESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
WEB DEV
ALL INTERNATIONAL (remote)
TUES 12 JULY - TUES 30 AUG
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (BST)
TUESDAYS

An introduction to web development for budding coders, and those who need somewhere to get started! Learn the fundamental skills of front-end web dev, including three dedicated sessions on JavaScript. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch! 

FREE
in partnership with
Goldman Sachs logo
python & apps
ALL INTERNATIONAL (REMOTE)
WED 20 JULY - WED 7 SEPT
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (BST)
WEDNESDAYS

A beginner-friendly course to help students learn the fundamentals of programming through problem-solving in Python. Build and deploy your first web application with us using this high-level programming language! You’ll be well equipped to start work on apps and back-end coding at the course end. 

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
DATA & SQL
ALL INTERNATIONAL (REMOTE)
THURS 21 JULY - THURS 8 SEPT
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (BST)
THURSDAYS

SQL is one of the most sought-after skills by hiring employers in the tech world. Learn the key elements of database design, SQL, and ways to work with more data, faster.