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We accept 1 in 10 applicants, and 35% of our developers are women!
A £500 discount to every woman on our course, equating to over £100,000 invested towards women in tech.
Places for women from disadvantaged backgrounds on our course by partnering with IBM, Skimlinks and Thoughtworks.
That diverse teams create better business outcomes. Overcoming the gender imbalance is the first step.
“Makers Academy gives us a different type of software engineer: people who are work-ready, who bring a breadth of life experience and innovative ways of thinking.”
Tough. Frustrating. Challenging and very rewarding.
The Makers experience was unlike any other. I have learnt to code and carved out a new career for myself alongside some of the most diverse and inspiring people I have ever met.
It's been good. I've met a lot of different people.
Makers Academy is a life investment that will free you out of a boring job
Makers Academy has been a life changing experience.
The best thing I've ever done.
Amazing, fun & not for the faint hearted.
It's less time and money than a university degree and you learn everything you need to start a career really quickly!
It's definitely the best thing I've ever done. If anything, I wish I hadn't waited.
I feel like I can make a change in peoples lives now
I found a really nice community and I've met really cool people.
Makers Academy made me realise that what I like to do is learn stuff so I just keep on learning. I don't see anything as scary anymore and I see it as an opportunity to learn.
After graduation I went to the careers fair. Went to an interview with a hiring partner through that and got a job! It all happened very quickly
Makers Academy is playground where you work extremely hard, make life long friends, experiment with new ideas and technologies everyday, learn and discover a part of yourself that you never thought you knew
My Makers Academy experience was intense, stressful, fulfilling and fun!
My Makers Academy experience was incredible.
I'm just so much happier and I'm excited about the future.
One of the best learning experiences of my life.
Makers Academy is like nothing I've ever done before and it's changed my life for the better.
I can code and I got a job and I'm now looking forward to working in the tech industry and not just media.
Makers Academy is an incredible environment to learn in. You don't just learn to code here but you also have lots of fun and meet great people and have an amazing support network of expert coders and wellbeing support.
Makers Academy changes your life, how you look at it and what you want to do with it.
A total emotional rollercoaster with great people on the ride with me!
Makers Academy is an investment in yourself and to be honest, it’s quite cheap in the long run. It’s about you as a person and you are gaining skills that will be extremely useful for many, many years and when you look at it that way, it's actually a steal.
I went on several interviews and found a position as a Junior Developer for Government Digital Service. I'm very lucky to be in a team that is truly Agile and supports my learning through mentorship, a 20% project and more.
Intense but worth it.
The three words to describe Makers Academy are crazy, intense and awesome.
MA was really fun, exciting and my first experience in education that I actually enjoyed!
Makers Academy was the best investment I ever made!
Makers Academy is challenging and intense, but full of rewards!
Makers was great fun! The best thing I’ve done in terms of education!
My time at Makers Academy was intellectually challenging, a roller coaster of joy, and one of the best decisions of my life.
I now have an interesting job that forces me to think and learn something new everyday and that’s not something I can say for the other jobs I’ve had.
Students from Makers Academy are not the same kind of species as normal developers out there and it’s your background and experiences that don’t necessarily relate to coding that will give you an edge.
Makers Academy changed my life. It gave me the confidence to know that I can achieve whatever I want in life.
MA was probably the best experience of my life! It was life-changing and like any big change, it wasn’t always easy but I now feel that my future is very bright.
I received a job offer on the Monday after graduation.
It was the hardest thing I've ever done and the best thing I've ever done.
Makers Academy will stay with me forever!
Without Makers Academy, I don't think I would have been able to build a website myself.
Makers Academy was the twelve most intense, insanely challenging and rewarding weeks of my life!