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How Lighthouse Labs, With The Help Of ISSofBC, Helped This Developer Prepare For His Hack Capital Role

Students
Oct. 29 2018
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Lauren Girdler

How has Lighthouse Labs bootcamp prepared you for your current position?

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The Ways One B.C. Teacher Passes On Coding Skills To The Next Generation

Community
Oct. 23 2018
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Lauren Girdler

"I think we need to find a balance between screen time and play time. It’s important for students to be familiar with technology, but also have time away from screens, whether it’s computer, tablet, phones, or TV"

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A Developer Explains How The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs Helped Open New Career Opportunities

Students
Oct. 22 2018
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Lauren Girdler

The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs helped open doors for Jamal Alawes, now at Coconut Software, in his tech career.

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How A Full-Stack Software Engineer Used Lighthouse Labs & ISSofBC To Jumpstart Her Career In Tech

Students
Oct. 16 2018
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Lauren Girdler

October 28 is Lighthouse Labs' five-year birthday! To honour this exciting milestone, we're taking a look back at some of the past events and goals we've achieved, our favourite initiatives we've been a part of along the way, and what kind of impact they had after the fact.

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Top 8 Ways To Succeed at the 21-Day Coding Challenge

Students
Sep. 24 2018
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Lauren Girdler

The 21-Day Coding Challenge is starting Oct. 1. We’ve compiled the top eight ways you can prepare (and succeed!) at the Challenge.

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Why You Should Start a Daily Coding Habit

General
Sep. 18 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Coding knowledge continues to be a skill that is in high demand. But to truly gain a new skill you need to dive in to build that muscle memory. So, commit to practicing coding every day!

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Staying Healthy During Bootcamp

General
Sep. 12 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Attending bootcamp takes determination and grit, but self-care is just as important. It can be easy to fall into bad habits like skipping out on sleep and not eating well. However, staying healthy while attending bootcamp will actually help you succeed!

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Teacher Feature: Rohit Dhand

General
Aug. 30 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Rohit Dhand is one of our amazing Vancouver instructors who has been working in computers and programming for almost 30 years.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Jackson Cunningham

Students
Aug. 15 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Taking the Web Development Bootcamp in Vancouver allowed Jackson to make the switch from mortgage broker to web developer. He now works full-time on his own business called Tuft + Paw which sell beautiful, modern cat furniture.

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6 Reasons Graphic Designers Should Learn to Code

General
Aug. 09 2018
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Lauren Girdler

By having an understanding of what is possible and what is difficult in web development, you will increase your professional skills which can help to open up a wider range of career opportunities.

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Lighthouse Labs Employer Spotlight: Beanworks

Career Services
Jul. 11 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Beanworks is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired (as of this interview) five graduates for their team! Read below for our full interview with Reza Sanaie, Beanworks CIO.

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Lighthouse Labs Bootcamp Students Now Eligible for Alberta Student Aid

Students
Jun. 26 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Lighthouse Labs full-time Web Development Bootcamp has been approved by the Alberta government as being eligible for Alberta Student Aid!

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Announcing our Latest Part-Time Course: Blockchain for Developers

General
May. 24 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Lighthouse Labs is thrilled to announce the launch of our new course: Blockchain for Developers! This 12-week, part-time course is designed for professional developers looking to gain skills in the exciting, emerging field of blockchain.

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Digital Literacy: The Must Have Skill for 2018

General
May. 03 2018
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Lauren Girdler

Not long ago, coding was the exclusive domain of developers. But in our increasingly digital world, knowledge of coding is useful, and even necessary, for a much broader range of functions and professions.

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The OG Ladies of Tech

General
Mar. 08 2018
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Lauren Girdler

March 8 is International Women’s Day which is the perfect opportunity to recognize all the fantastic women of the past who have influenced the world of tech.

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