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Build your own reality.

Master the technology to create compelling virtual environments that will redefine the way we work, play, and socialize.

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VR Developers redesign, reprogram, and augment the 'real' world around us.

A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend theoretical learning with practical skills and tools. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, but also the power to create real value.


Foundation Theory

Broad concepts to challenge you intellectually.

VR and the Future
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What is the true potential of this technology? What you'll learn will blow your wildest imaginations—and then you'll build it.

3D scene building
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Blur the lines of reality by optimising composition, lighting, texture, sound and post-effects.

Interaction design
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Learn how to manipulate virtual space and architect 3D environments that move and respond realistically.

UI and UX Design
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How do you make virtual environments engaging and intuitive to use?

Practical Skills + Tools

A toolkit to empower you to create real-world value.

Master Unity
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Master the industry-standard Unity 3D engine to bring your vision to life.

Multi-platform experiences
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Create across market-leading platforms like the Oculus Rift, HTC VIVE, Microsoft Hololens and others.

Object Oriented Programming
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Script scenes and interactions using object-oriented programming languages like JavaScript and C#.

VR Social Networking
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Create interactive real-time conversations where you're in the same room, but miles away. Think Skype on steroids.


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Request our course syllabus for a more in-depth look at our curriculum. It also includes industry analysis and a showcase of past student work.

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Accelerate your career
with an internship.

Careers in VR range from artistry and design, analyst positions to software developers and involve programming, mastering 3D graphic fundamentals, and interactive app development. And as with any fast-growing industry, most of tomorrow’s jobs, we can’t even begin to imagine yet. VR + medicine? VR + law? It’s anyone’s guess.

After your course, you can do an internship with one of our partner companies to hone your skillset, bolster your resume, and jumpstart your career.

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internships and partner companies

The proof is
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"After two months of learning and adventuring in the most magical place I could imagine, I am returning to school confident in my decision to major in Computer Science and am relatively certain that I want to be a software engineer after I graduate."

Liza McPherson, Harvard '18

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"This was the best summer / intern / study abroad ever. iX is an incredible opportunity to learn how to make amazing stuff, better than half the nonsense you see on the web, as well as see beautiful Cape Town that you've heard so much about."

Alex Tenn, Yale '14

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"Being able to build a functional app in a matter of weeks seemed impossible at the start, but iX made it happen for every student. Cape Town is a city that stole my heart and I only wish I could've had more time to be immersed in it longer."

Jessie Osterman, NYU '18

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"For me, iX presented a world of opportunities I hadn't yet considered. Learning about a new industry, exploring an incredible country, embarking on exhilarating adventures, and getting hands-on experience in an internship with an international company made for an unbelievable summer."

Phoebe Brown, Princeton '16

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"iX is a program that combines cultural immersion and self-exploration, in addition, to a set of business acumen that allows you to jump start your career. Over the course of 8 weeks, I've learned what it means to become a consultant, dined in some of the tastiest restaurants in the world, explored and experienced South Africa to its fullest."

Yiming Lin, UVA '17

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"iXperience provided me with a truly incredible summer. Not only did I learn concrete skills which I immediately applied in my internship, but I also forged meaningful friendships while exploring an exciting new place. iXperience pushed me to grow as a student and as a person."

Celia Aidinoff, UVA '17

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"iX was the best summer of my life. From the people and the classes to all of the crazy weekend activities and the internship, I've never learned so much in such a short amount of time. IX also has prepared me for the upcoming interview process and I feel confident and ready to succeed."

Braden Casady, UVA '17

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"iX was a truly awesome experience, meshing invaluable finance related experience with adventure, friendship, and new perspectives. I would recommend this to anyone who is not only interested in gaining a deep insight into the world of finance, but also interested in discovering a new city and culture!"

Oliver Jenkins, Cambridge '17

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"iXperience was a magical summer that could never be replicated. I was able to sky dive (twice!), bungee jump (twice!), shark cage dive, and sand board for the first time! I also learned practical financial modeling skills, which I used during my internship, with one of the best lecturers I've ever had."

Cindy Wei, NYU '18

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"I learned more than I ever imagined, explored one of the most beautiful cities in the world. iX gave me a chance to escape the familiar - I never imagined I would jump off the tallest bungee jumping bridge in the world or get face-to-face with Great Whites. Similarly, I never imagined I'd create a ridesharing app in the first month."

Charlotte Searle, UVA '17

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"iX goes above and beyond to not only teach the students a whole language, but to make sure that every student has the summer of their lifetime. I couldn't imagine a better city to move to for two months. My only warning is you'll never want to go home!"

Susana Yepes, Boston University '17

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"iX meant developing a new skill with a new group of people. It meant broadening my horizons and taking a risk to step out of my comfort zone. Mostly importantly, iX meant challenging myself both mentally and physically to push my boundaries."

Stanley Zuo, NYU '17

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"iX is a world of opportunity. I couldn't imagine there is a better summer program out there in terms of how much you will learn and what there is to do around you. I will be remembering my days in Cape Town for a long time to come. "

Mark Steinbrick, Harvard '17

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"iXperience was a one of a kind learning and cultural immersion. I gained experience and knowledge both inside and outside of the classroom in ways I never had before. I can now say that I have incredible new skills and have used what I learned to make an impact at a start up company in Cape Town."

Max Martin, Yale '18

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"IX was an opportunity to grow and discover. To explore a dynamic and captivating country, develop practical technical skills, and leave behind the comfort of the familiar to join a diverse assembly of scholars, artists, and adventurers at the edge of the world."

Alexander Ortiz, Stanford '16

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"The magic of iXperience is so powerful that it could create successful developers, consultants, bankers, or even astronauts if that’s who its students wanted to be."

Cameron Cross, UVA '16