From a background in Architecture to becoming a Full Stack Java Web Developer, check out Susanna's journey here
Doing the Full Stack Java course and using the agile methodology to plan and manage your tasks gives you a new mental structure and allows you to easily complete little goals continuously. The course goes much further than just teaching you how to code.Susanna Muntane
What were you doing before signing up for our course?
My background is in architecture but I hadn’t been working as an architect for a number of years. Before signing up for the Full Stack Java Program I was working in a startup and it was then that I started to rethink my career and where I wanted to be working. So I began investigating and saw that the tech sector was full of opportunities, especially for programmers. After trying it out, I realised programming was something I enjoyed; after all, it’s just a different kind of architecture and very logical.
What was your main concern before starting?
I was concerned that I wouldn’t be able to do it, or that because I’m a bit older than most, I’d find it hard to keep up, but that wasn’t the case. In fact, I loved seeing how quickly I progressed. By setting myself little goals, it was easy to achieve them and advance. It’s so satisfying!
Why did Ubiqum Code Academy stand out as the best option?
I wanted something practical and agile, which is why I didn’t want to go down the master’s-route. I knew I wanted to do a coding bootcamp and liked that Ubiqum’s Full Stack Program was 5 months - not too long but at the same time long enough to learn how to program.
Do you think our Learn by Doing methodology has been effective?
Very! I love this practical way of learning and seeing how what you’ve learned can be applied as you go. For me, the Learn by Doing methodology is ideal.
How helpful did you find the Career Placement service?
Great! I loved that there was a whole week focused on preparing the students for the IT job market. The career advisors helped us define our skills (past and present) and explain to recruiters how these can be applied to developer roles. They covered everything from creating a CV to how to act when attending an interview and this help has been phenomenal.
Would you recommend Ubiqum and if so, why?
Definitely! I’d recommend Ubiqum to everyone. Not just to those who want to learn how to program, but also to those who want to gain a new way of thinking. Doing the Full Stack Java course and using the agile methodology to plan and manage your tasks gives you a new mental structure and allows you to easily complete little goals continuously. The course goes much further than just teaching you how to code.
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