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Life Stories: “I came to Germany for videogames”

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Videogames
"Go play a videogame." Public domain photo

“Instead of discovering foreign lands through the characters in videogames, I became the protagonist on my own quest for the first time. Eventually I figured out that I wanted to make my passion for gaming into a career in the industry.”

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DCI: a new start after oppression or lack of prospects

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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)

They escaped from persecution and violence in Turkey and Syria, and from a career dead-end in Central Europe, into eventually finding a brighter, more promising path in programming via Digital Career Institute (@DevugeesOrg) in Leipzig.

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Meet Code Camp Leipzig’s crop of bright students

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Irakli Shubitidze, one of the bright students at Code Camp Leipzig
Irakli Shubitidze, one of the students at Code Camp Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Harvey)

Code Camp Leipzig is preparing to kick off its first classes on Monday 23 Sept. You can meet the students, and hear from the companies hiring some of them, at the launch party that same evening. Includes free pizza, beer, and some LeipGlo on the menu.

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Meet the people teaching you to code in 3 months

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Code is not necessarily rocket science
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Come meet potential employer PRISMA and ask Code Camp Leipzig questions about their fast track to learning coding – a skill enabling you to use your creativity to positively impact your community, while putting cash in your pocket. Open house on 25 July.

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Can’t beat developers for jobs? Become one of them

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Developers training
Developers can be hiding in plain sight, in the most unusual places. (Pixabay photo)

Another day, another job search in the café with free WiFi. Hundreds of free positions for developers in Leipzig. None for you, because you don’t know how to code. But what if you could learn in 3 months, and even walk away with a paid gig as a developer?

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