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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.

What Is R Programming?

What Is R Programming?

In recent months, you may have started to hear more about the programming language R. Although hardly a new language, it's popularity has spiked in recent years as developers have sought to take advantage of its statistical and machine learning applications. The use...

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Women In Tech and Coding

Women In Tech and Coding

Despite the pioneering efforts of women in tech during the formative years of computer science, the gender gap has come to be a serious issue in the coding and cyber security sectors today. Here we take a look at the history of women in coding, how gender inequality...

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Why Dropping Out Of University Isn’t The End Of The World

Why Dropping Out Of University Isn’t The End Of The World

For some people, starting off university is an exciting time, but, as with everything, it isn’t for everyone. In times gone by, it was accepted that if you didn’t want to go to university, you wouldn’t. Simple as that.  However, with certain jobs now demanding...

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Apprenticeship Or University: Which Is Right For Me?

Apprenticeship Or University: Which Is Right For Me?

As autumn rolls around, many prospective school leavers will be thinking about their futures, and for some, that will involve deciding what form of further education is right for them. Over the past two decades, people have flocked to university as the number of...

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Is It Too Late For Me To Change Career?

Is It Too Late For Me To Change Career?

One of the biggest obstacles for people looking to forge a new path in their professional life is the notion that their decision to change career has come too late. Recent research shows that workers in the UK have strong aspirations to change their career, with over...

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What Is A Variable In Coding?

What Is A Variable In Coding?

If you’ve had your interest piqued in coding in recent weeks or months, you may be keen to learn more but feel a little overwhelmed when it comes to some of the more technical language.  One term that crops up a lot is “variable”. Here we’ll explain the basics of...

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What Parents Need To Know About Careers In Cyber Security

What Parents Need To Know About Careers In Cyber Security

Hearing that your child is looking to embark on a career in cyber security can be exciting and nerve-wracking in equal parts. It’s always great to hear that they have a passion, but from your side, you might be a little uncertain as to what a career in cyber security...

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What to consider when choosing a coding course

What to consider when choosing a coding course

Anyone looking to pick a coding course will likely have a lot on their mind.  With so many factors swirling around, it can be hard to focus on the important stuff. What’s more, every coding school under the sun will inevitably tell you they’re the one for you. In...

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

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

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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