From fleeing Syria to finding himself – Omar Albeik | Student Story

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Omar Albeik - Udacity Student

Challenges make you push your boundaries and help you grow. So when Omar was left with no choice but to leave his country due to war in Syria, he decided to transition his career. And in this journey he chose Udacity as a partner.

Omar enrolled for iOS Developer Nanodegree program to begin with and then skilled himself with multiple Nanodegree programs including Android Basics, Front End, React and Deep Learning Foundation

We are proud to have enabled Omar change his life. Here’s his story in his own words. 



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Advanced Android with Kotlin by Google!

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In 2016, Udacity released its very first free course on Android development in collaboration with Google. Since then, Udacity and Google have worked together to build 17 free courses and two full Nanodegree programs related to Android development. To date, more than 3.8 million students have enrolled in Udacity’s Android courses to kick off careers in Android development. 



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Breaking Down Blockchain: What It Is & How To Get Involved

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Blockchain has emerged as a viable transaction ledger for today and the future. Being fully decentralized and free from censorship, it has become an adaptable business tool across industries. But what exactly is blockchain and how is it changing how we work and live today?



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Learn C++ to code self-driving cars, robots, embedded systems, and much more

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Today, Udacity is excited to launch a new version of the C++ Nanodegree Program. This program equips students with the C++ skills to launch and advance careers programming the most exciting technology in the world.

C++ is an efficient, high-performance programming language used to code everything from self-driving cars and robots to servers, media platforms, video games, and applications that require blazing-fast performance. It is one of the top five most important computer programming languages.

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Celebrating International Programmers’ Day

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What is International Programmers’ Day?

It seems like everything and everyone has their own special day now, and programmers are no exception. In 2002, the Day of the Programmer became an official holiday and the idea caught on worldwide. It is celebrated every year on the 256th day for two reasons:



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Stories of success for Full Stack & Front End Web Developer Nanodegree Programs

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Last week, Udacity launched the newest generation of two of our longest running and most popular Nanodegree programs: the Full Stack and Front End Web Developer Nanodegree programs. The latest versions of these Nanodegree programs include new instructors, brand new projects, and a complete technology refresh to ensure students continue to learn essential web development skills with cutting-edge tools. 

Since these programs first launched almost five years ago, over 27,000 students have used Udacity’s web development curriculum and projects to power their careers. Hear directly from them how these Nanodegree programs helped our students reach their career goals: 



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Story of Michael Grandori – From a military man to a front-end developer

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It’s never the wrong time to decide to transform your career. When Michael Grandori, a military man, decided to explore a new career path in the field of programming, he trusted Udacity. A two-time Nanodegree graduate, Michael believes that he is all set to enter the job market when he exits military in 2020.



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