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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 a current student at a university OR have graduated from a university within the past 2 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 across the UK & Ireland 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 and send us the details for your key contact/s from within the university and we will do the rest.

@UNI KICKSTARTER

COURSE

TOPICS

NEW

JAVASCRIPT

JavaScript is one of the most used programming languages in the world! Boost your coding skills with this introductory class where you’ll learn about JavaScript and React. At the end of the class you’ll be able to start coding using JavaScript across a range of applications.

Module 1: JavaScript Basics

Module 2: Conditions & Logics

Module 3:  The DOM

Module 4: Intro to ReactJS

Module 5: React Components

Module 6: States & Events

Module 7: Styling React Components

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers linked to JavaScript

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 Bootstrap and UX/UI design. 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: Project Design

Module 4: Intro to Bootstrap

Module 5: Intro to JavaScript

Module 6: UX/UI and Accessibility Design

Module 7: Github & Project Work

Module 8: Project Presentations & Careers in Web Dev

PYTHON & APPS

A beginner-friendly course to 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! At the end of the course, you’ll be able to start work on apps and back-end coding.

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 with loads of data career pathways! Learn the fundamentals of data and SQL and at the end of the course, students will complete a data project and 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 (within the past 2 years). Our @uni Kickstarter classes are a great introduction to key tech topics and many of the classes are sponsored by companies who are keen to play a part in getting more women and non-binary people into tech.
All the courses below are 100% free for all learners.

 

**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)
WEB DEV
East Midlands (REMOTE)
thurs 26 jan - thurs 16 march
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
bank_of_america
WEB DEV
IRELAND (REMOTE)
tUEs 31 JAN - tUEs 21 MAR
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
Admiral Logo
DATA & SQL
Wales (REMOTE)
wed 1 feb - wed 22 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesDAYS

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
WEB DEV
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
thurs 2 feb - thurs 23 MAR
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
DATA & SQL
IRELAND (REMOTE)
tues 7 feb - tues 28 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
tuesDAYS

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.

FREE
in partnership with
Bank of America Logo
python & apps
Ireland (REMOTE)
tues 7 feb - tues 28 MAR
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
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
ALL UK & IRELAND (REMOTE)
tues 7 feb - tues 28 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
tuesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
Chwarae Teg Logo
WEB DEV
WALES (REMOTE)
wed 8 feb - wed 29 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesdays

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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
DATA & SQL
East Anglia (REMOTE)
wed 8 feb - wed 29 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesDAYS

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
london (REMOTE)
thurs 9 feb - thurs 30 MAR
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
thursdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
python & apps
South West England (REMOTE)
thurs 9 feb - thurs 30 MAR
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. 

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
DATA & SQL
London (REMOTE)
thurs 9 feb - thurs 30 Mar
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
thursDAYS

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
WEB DEV
Yorkshire & Humber (REMOTE)
tues 14 feb - tues 4 april
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
WEB DEV
London (REMOTE)
wed 15 feb - wed 5 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesdays

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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
python & apps
London (REMOTE)
wed 15 feb - wed 5 april
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 KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
WEB DEV
North West England (REMOTE)
thurs 16 feb - thurs 6 april
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
Scotland (REMOTE)
thurs 16 feb - thurs 6 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
thursdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
NatWest Logo (3)
WEB DEV
South West England (REMOTE)
tues 21 feb - tues 11 april
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. 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
North East England (REMOTE)
tues 21 feb - tues 11 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
tuesdays

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
python & apps
East Midlands (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
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 KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
South East England (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
Bank of America Logo
python & apps
South West England (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
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
West Midlands (REMOTE)
thurs 23 feb - thurs 13 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
python & apps
Scotland (REMOTE)
tues 28 feb - tues 18 april
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
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
South East England (REMOTE)
tues 28 feb - tues 18 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
tuesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
WEB DEV
North East England (REMOTE)
tues 28 feb - tues 18 april
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!

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. 

*Please check back soon! We’ll be uploading new classes each week.*

 

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
All International (REMOTE)
tues 14 feb - tues 4 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
tuesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
JavaScript
East Coast USA (REMOTE)
wed 15 feb - wed 5 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesdays

A comprehensive Javascript course suitable for all levels. You’ll learn how to build powerful and dynamic web applications using both vanilla javascript and the in-demand React framework. We take you from variables and data types to building real world sites that are fast and efficient. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced developer looking to expand your knowledge, this course is perfect to help you understand essential javascript concepts and apply them to your own projects. Best suited for those with previous experience of HTML and CSS.

FREE
in partnership with
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
python & apps
Switzerland (REMOTE)
tues 21 feb - tues 11 april
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
@Uni KS Course Main Title Header (1000 × 500px)
DATA & SQL
Poland (REMOTE)
wed 22 feb - wed 12 april
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
wednesDAYS

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.

FREE
in partnership with
@uni kickstarter (500 x 500 px)
WEB DEV
Netherlands (REMOTE)
thurs 23 feb - thurs 13 april
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 making accessible designs and incorporating UI/UX fundamental concepts. By the end of the course, you will be able to build a website from scratch!