Frequently AskedQuestions

How to Apply

How can I apply for the coding school?

To apply for the coding school, you need to fill out your basic details in interest form. This takes about one or two minutes. We will contact you when a cohort application is open. At this time you need to submit the Application Form. This is a quick process, that takes a few hours. We will then schedule an interview (by Zoom or on-site) to understand your goals more in details. After the interview, you will receive a notification to let you know if you have been selected for the coding school.

How will my application be evaluated?

In applicants, we are only looking for one thing: motivation. Uki is intense and demanding, and we want the most motivated students to get onboard. Make sure that you explain why you want to join Uki in your application – the more details you give us, the better chance you will have to get selected for the interview!

Should I prepare for the interview?

Once your application gets selected, we schedule a 30-minute interview to get to know you better. Come as you are! Once again, we will be looking at your motivation, but also your team spirit. As you will very often work with other students during the program, this is an extremely important criteria for us. If you are very motivated and love working with other people, you will most probably nail this.

Is there any preparatory work before the start of the coding school program?

No, The only technical prerequisite to join the coding school is to have passion in coding.

Can I join a waiting list if a cohort is full?

You can apply anytime and you would be considered in case if any slots opens up during the initial couple of months or will be considered for the immediate next cohort.

When will the next cohort take place?

We usually open applications 1 to 2 months in advance. You will see the next batch dates of the city you’re interested in on our facebook page and Uki.life website. If you are unsure about anything, feel free to reach out to the center manager – she/he will gladly answer all of your questions.

What are the tuition fees?

Price may vary depending on the location and its cost of living. We will keep updating this whenever we open a new Uki centers around Sri Lanka.

Are there any scholarships available?

Yes, Currently we are giving scholarships to who sat for University Entrance Exam (Advanced Level) and have not been selected to any University education or any other form of vocational training.

Who can Join

I don't have any technical background, is it the right program for me?
You do not need any technical background to join our coding school. We expect 3 things from our students: be (very) motivated, be curious, be social. If this sounds like you, then we would be more than happy to have you on board!
What language is the program taught in?
The coding school is taught in English.

What you will learn

Is the coding program full-time?
Uki is a 6-month program, from Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm (minimum). To get the most out of the program, you need to fully commit to it as it is a truly demanding experience (660 hours of code in 6 months!). Generally, people who keep a side activity during the program struggle to keep pace.
Do you offer career support?
Yes, we help to channel interviews in our hiring partner companies
Any other questions, please drop a line.