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We love tech so much that we just can’t stop talking about it! Check out our blog posts to find out more about coding, cyber security and why you should be as passionate about them as we are.

Landing a job without going to college: Olivia’s Story

Taking a different path is never easy. It’s even more difficult when it’s connected to your education and career. Everyone wants to make sure they’re getting the best learning possible, and often they follow the route they know, going to college and then...

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What to do after your A-Levels

A-Level Results Day can be one of the scariest times of year for young people.  It's a major moment, and even the most well-considered plans may not necessarily turn out how you expected. So what's the best approach to take? We explore with a few top tips. ...

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Our new campus in Cambridge has arrived!

We’re delighted to announce that we’re growing again! With campuses already set up in Manchester and Chester, our next move is down south. We’re going to the land boat races, grand old universities and technological innovation. We’re going to Cambridge! The Digital...

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Pledger Testimonial: Janine Turner of PJ Web Solutions

We love welcoming new students and businesses to the Code Nation family. One of the latest companies to get involved is PJ Web Solutions, a web design and development provider who are now part of our Pledger network. We've helped them find amazing new staff through...

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Kyle Trotter is our 300th Code Nation graduate

We're delighted to announce that Kyle Trotter is the 300th Code Nation graduate. Kyle, who recently completed the Code Nation Master Course, had always had an interest in IT but had struggled to find a career that enabled him to be creative in his approach.  Earlier...

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10 Stats That Show The State Of Cyber Security

As more data, work, and areas of our lives move online, the need for cyber security increases.  This is best demonstrated by the fact that the unemployment rate in the cyber security industry is remarkably close to 0%. Most people who have the skills to work in...

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What Is A Kanban Board?

Setting development tasks can be a tricky business, as there are often a lot of moving parts shared out between a large team. However, workflows have been made relatively straightforward in the industry thanks to the emergence of Kanban boards. Here we explain what...

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How do I know if coding is right for me?

Coding can seem like a difficult role to understand. There are so many terms and so much to learn that many people are put off from learning it. However, coding can be a rewarding career to move into, both financially and for pure job satisfaction. It’s just about...

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MP Chris Matheson opens our Chester campus

Our Chester campus is officially open! The classroom is located at Vivio HQ in Boughton and we gave it the unveiling it deserved on Friday 31st May with a huge party, at which Chester MP Chris Matheson was the guest of honour. Over a hundred students have already...

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