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  Marinel School of Engineering and Technology: 
Marinel Codecademy Online African Diaspora Programme

The Marinel School of Engineering and Technology was founded in May 2021 in order to provide people of African and Caribbean heritage with free educational opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Our programme offers free online software engineering courses and currently teaches 80 students in 22 different nations across the global African diaspora.

Data from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics has shown that people of African and Caribbean descent are vastly underrepresented in STEM fields. Therefore, the Marinel School of Engineering and Technology has sought to alleviate this problem by awarding free computer programming scholarships to coding enthusiasts whom come from an underrepresented demographic and desire a career in Tech.


Software engineering can lead to a multitude of careers in the tech industry. If you've ever been interested in building websites, apps, games, or the software for mobile phones, computers and aeroplanes etc, then the Marinel Codecademy African Diaspora Programme is definitely the programme for you!

Apply to the Marinel School of Engineering and Technology, in order to be considered for FREE admission onto our two-year online software engineering course on the internationally acclaimed If your application is successful, you will save up to £383 per year and gain free access to Codecademy's Pro membership subscription as well as free tuition and advice from industry experts. 

Marinel is currently educating students in the following 22 nations: Algeria 🇩🇿 ; Bahamas 🇧🇸 ; Botswana 🇧🇼 ; Cameroon 🇨🇲 Cape Verde 🇨🇻 ; Egypt 🇪🇬 ; Ivory Coast 🇨🇮 ; Ethiopia 🇪🇹 ; Ghana 🇬🇭 ;Jamaica 🇯🇲 ; Kenya 🇰🇪 ; Morocco 🇲🇦 ; Nigeria 🇳🇬;  Rwanda 🇷🇼  ; Saint Lucia 🇱🇨 ; Somalia 🇸🇴 Tanzania 🇹🇿 ; Tunisia 🇹🇳 ; Uganda 🇺🇬 ; UK 🇬🇧 ; Zambia 🇿🇲 and Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 

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Entry Requirements:


-Age 13+

-Must have access to a working computer or laptop and the internet.


-English Language proficiency, as Codecademy is only available in English.

Key Information:

Recruitment to recommence in May 2022


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