Hear From Our Learners

Here's what some of our learners and community are saying!

“During the ALX Software Engineering programme, I was exposed to a more holistic approach to software development and learned about the importance of collaboration, communication, and project management in building successful software applications.”

Bless Ayaf

“I have managed to overcome major challenges through the course of the Software Engineering programme. It has helped me realise that you can never completely learn something in tech; it is a never-ending journey. But I love to learn, so I’m ready for everything out there.

Phyllis Laryea

“Twelve years ago, when I had just finished my college degree, all I wanted to do was become a Software Engineer. One day, I found this amazing programme at ALX, and I am having the best time of my life studying Software Engineering. I can’t begin to imagine what joy I will have when I start using my knowledge to solve real life problems.”

Ogiji Simon Adanu

What stood out the most to me in ALX’s SE programme was the fast paced and highly comprehensive curriculum. I also enjoyed the focus on developing skills relevant for today’s tech industry, and how the programme grooms you to be able to solve complex, real world problems.

Jilks Smith

The ALX SE programme is significantly practical, especially when compared to similar courses at the university level. I especially enjoyed the encouragement we received to research and figure things out on our own.”

Richard Matovu

“ALX helped me unlock my true potential and start to believe in myself. Through the experience, I was able to grow my skill set and identify my definition of success. It helped me to remember who I am and what I stand for. As a result, my outlook on life changed and I became inspired to recognise the contribution I could make as a young person.”

Millicent Aluoch

“I completed the Cloud Computing programme at ALX. One of the highlights for me was the third project we were asked to work on. It was particularly tough, and I had to rely on support from the programme community on Slack. Thankfully, we were able to get through it together as a team.”

Zacharia Njiraini
AWS Cloud Computing

“ALX goes beyond technical training – it supports a journey to go deep into your personality and provides powerful opportunities to build yourself. The learning atmosphere is great and it goes beyond just focusing on the end product.”

Matsobe Kealeboga Portia
South Africa

“I have gained ready-for-the-job skills that I would never have obtained from formal universities.The course has really changed the way I analyse information and use it too. My confidence has increased and so have my chances of getting employed.”

Sechaba T. Hlohlomi
Data Science

“What makes ALX stand out is the accessibility of the programmes. The peer to peer sessions also stood out for me, giving us the necessary skills to learn how to socialise online and position ourselves to potential employers.”

Lanabo Mashego
South Africa

“My experience was the best among all the courses I have done. The teaching was, and I can bet that it is, the best on earth. Anyone willing to do a data science course should not look further than here at ALX in partnership with ExploreAI.”

Gadvin Gitamo
Data Science

“ALX was an exceptional experience for me and very informative. I learnt a lot of skills and gained tools I didn’t have before.”

Amos Melikhaya Fono
South Africa

“In all probability, I think I’ve learned more at ALX over the past 4 weeks about navigating the real world than I did during my entire 4-year stay on campus.”

Leila Kaitesi

“The Founder Academy has been very useful and has played a big role in my growth and mindset in terms of my business and the ability to push forward and make my dream a reality.”

Deborah Falope
Founder of AquaTrack and Graduate of the Founder Academy

“ALX had a profound impact on my career development. The programme exceeded my expectations in every way. Within weeks of graduating and implementing some of the learnt strategies, I began to get invitations for interviews, one of which has translated into my current job.”

Julius Awugo

“I’m a self employed virtual assistant (thanks to the ALX Virtual Assistant Training Programme!) providing individuals and organisations in Kenya and Singapore with operational and administrative support.”

Edna Kiilu
ALX Virtual Assistant Training Programme

“The training was top-notch, the support was amazing, and my time at ALX expanded my mindset. The tech field is broad and always evolving; the tools I learned to use and the resources I was exposed to upgraded my expertise. One of the best decisions you will ever make is joining ALX.”

Adanma Wabara

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