About the WeThinkCode Bursary/Bootcamp
The WeThinkCode_ Bursary & Bootcamp trains world-class software engineers at its campus in Johannesburg CBD.
The WeThinkCode Bursary is tuition free, sponsored by South Africa’s top companies, including BBD, FNB, Derivco, Dimension Data, Telkom and IQ Business. We deliver the School 42 curriculum, considered today as one of the world’s best software engineering schools.
During two years, you will learn front-end and back-end programming in a peer-to-peer, problem solving learning environment. Our corporate sponsors will offer you a 4-month paid internship after one year and a job once you have successfully completed the course.
To apply, you don’t need any prior requirements. Only the resilience, passion and problem solving mindset to solve our online logic games.
Do you have what it takes?
What Expenses Are Covered by the WeThinkCode Bursary?
For WeThinkCode_ students this course is 100% free. Your Tuition is paid by Corporate sponsors and you will also get a stipend every month worth of R2000 to cover for transport and food. In exchange you will complete two (paid) 4 month internships with them during the course of your studies. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be required to work back the value of your sponsorship (typically 1-2 years) with your sponsor.
How To Apply for the WeThinkCode_ Bursary/Bootcamp?
If you are successful at our tests online, you will be invited to take part in our selection Bootcamp early 2017.
The last step in your application process will be the 4 week Bootcamp which consist of intense problem solving. During this Bootcamp you will need to attend at campus every single day and work at least for 10 hours a day. This also includes the weekends. Solving problems through computer programming you will work together with your fellow students. After this intense bootcamp of 4 weeks, the top applicants who made it through successfully will be invited by WeThinkCode to attend there full time. Yes, the bootcamp is intense and hard work but it is also a lot of fun.
WeThinkCode_ Bursary/Bootcamp Closing Date
WeThinkCode_ is on a first come first serve basis. Our applications will close when we have filled our selection Bootcamps.
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WeThinkCode_ is a full time course. The campus is in the Johannesburg CBD. Due to the structure and intensity of the course, you will be required to come to campus everyday. There is no on-campus living.