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One Year After Bootcamp: Niloo Ravaei

Community
Apr. 24 2017
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Posted by
Alexandra Ali-Dib

Since graduating Bootcamp, Niloo has been hard at work for LumosPOS, mentoring new Bootcamp students at Lighthouse and pursuing a side-passing for Data Science. Niloo has some great advice for incoming students and insight on the value of feeling comfortable being uncomfortable. Keep reading to learn more about her experience in the year since she left Lighthouse.

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Intro to Web Development In Ottawa, Saskatoon & London

General
Apr. 04 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Hot on the heels of the HTML150, Lighthouse Labs is bringing our part-time Intro to Web Development course to Ottawa, Saskatoon and London starting on May 8th!

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One Year After Bootcamp: Charlotte Lopez

Community
Mar. 22 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Before coming to Lighthouse Labs, Charlotte Lopez was working as a Graphic Operator & Designer with CBC. Now, she's creating interactive graphics for clients like Disney and Teletoon as a Designer + Developer for Corus Entertainment. We caught up with Charlotte to learn more about her career transition and life after Bootcamp

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iOS Bootcamp Grads Get Published To The App Store

Community
Mar. 15 2017
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Posted by
Sarah Foot

Our grads constantly impress us. The news of Justine Herman and Carmen Cheng recently launching their iOS app to Apple's App store just weeks after completing Bootcamp is no different! What started out as their Demo Day project has turned into so much more - after many hours collaborating with each other and mentors, FaceForward is ready to roll out to the public.

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Big News! Lighthouse Labs becomes a Private Career College in Ontario

General
Feb. 23 2017
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Posted by
Rachel Greenspan

Lighthouse Labs was created to to deliver the best education experience and evolve the way software developers are being trained. We aim to transform the lives of our students, and the industry. Pretty revolutionary, right? And today I’m psyched to announce that we’ve become a Private Career College in Ontario!

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Teacher Feature: Dan Bidulock

Students
Feb. 22 2017
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Posted by
Danielle Torrie

Dan is an instructor at our Calgary campus and has been delivering amazing free workshops in HTML & CSS for the community. Dan comes from a diverse background, covering everything from computer science to a Masters in Divinity, but has always had a passion for teaching. When the stars aligned and an opportunity to teach at LHL came up, it was the perfect next step for Dan. Take a read and learn more about our beloved Calgary instructor!

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Freelancing As A Coding Bootcamp Graduate

Career Services
Feb. 02 2017
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Posted by
Chriscelle Dela Cruz

Our alumni and mentor community is filled with developers who have experience working as freelancers. We polled our network looking for advice for any coding bootcamp graduate looking to pursue the freedom of working for yourself! Inside you'll find valuable insight on the best ways to pursue a career as a freelancing software developer.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Reinhardt Cagara

Community
Jan. 17 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

If you've attended an event at our Vancouver campus, you've likely met Reinhardt! Whether it's attending a Demo Day and meetups, volunteering as a mentor, working on side projects with fellow alumni or hunting for the last slice of pizza, he's an actively adored member of our alumni community.

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Five Chances To Win Guaranteed Seats At The HTML500

General
Jan. 16 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Thousands of people have already registered for the HTML500, but only a lucky few-hundred will get to attend each event. We’re giving you the chance to secure guaranteed seats for the HTML500 in Vancouver or Toronto with 5 different contests between now until the end of January.

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Welcoming Back The HTML500

General
Jan. 10 2017
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Posted by
Topaz Glazer

The HTML500 began in 2014 with the belief that every Canadian should have the opportunity to learn to code, not for the sake of becoming programmers, but to promote critical thinking, problem solving and empower attendees to create, not just consume, technology.

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Getting Hired After A Coding Bootcamp

Career Services
Dec. 22 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Coming in to a coding bootcamp, students often have one goal in mind: get a job. Finding employment as a Software Developer when you’re new to the industry can be overwhelming, with unique technical interviews and the burning question; who is going to hire me when I’ve only been coding for 8 weeks?

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Employer Spotlight: Mobify

Career Services
Dec. 13 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Mobify is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired 4 graduates for their team! Course Report caught up with Mobify's Talent Aquision Manager to learn about their experience hiring Bootcamp graduates and working with Career Services.

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Everyone Can Learn To Code With The HTML500

Community
Dec. 08 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

In celebration of Hour of Code, we're incredibly excited to announce that the HTML500 is back! We're bringing Canada's largest free learn-to-code event across the country to 8+ cities.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Ruxandra Fediuc

Students
Nov. 22 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Working just down the street at Telus Digital, Ruxandra is is a very familiar face around Lighthouse Labs in Vancouver! Since graduating Bootcamp just over a year ago, she's not only kicking butt in her role as a Developer, but has been contributing to the dev community over and over by mentoring, lending her skills to Ladies Learning Code and being an exemplary role model for aspiring women coders. We caught up with Ruxandra to learn what she's been up to in her One Year After Bootcamp.

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Day In The Life Of A Full-Stack Developer

General
Nov. 17 2016
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Posted by
Don Burks

We talk about "becoming a Developer" with Lighthouse Labs, but what does that actually mean? Our Head Instructor Don Burks gives you insight into what your run of the mill day looks for the average software developer.

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