Posted by Erica Hanson, Global Program Manager, Google Developer Student Clubs

Google Developer Student Clubs, a program of college based neighborhood teams for pupils thinking about Google programmer innovations, just recently began holding study hall called Android Study Jams. The objective? Learn Android application advancement with hands-on codelabs in an on-line educational program offered by Google. There are 2 tracks: one for pupils that are brand-new to shows, and also one for those that currently have experience. Interested in taking part? Facilitator products are readily available for anybody to host Android Study Jams in their neighborhood – have a look and also reach structure.

Google Developer Student Clubs are committed to assisting pupils find out shows with each other, amongst peers, in an enjoyable and also interactive setup. While over 50 thousand pupils from around the globe have actually joined these Android workshops, we intended to highlight the amazing job from teams in Indonesia, Turkey, and also Nigeria. From shows in Kotlin to constructing a collection of applications, these pupils have actually placed their minds to function.

Learn extra concerning what these 3 clubs have actually depended on below.


(Image from UNPNVJ’s Android Study Jams where pupils are discovering Kotlin)

Club participants from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta in Indonesia just recently collaborated to organize a digital Android Study Jams session with over 60 pupils to find out the essentials of structure Android applications. Their student-run understanding session covered a number of subjects, consisting of:

  • An intro to establishing for Android
  • An intro to coding in the Kotlin shows language
  • A tutorial on establishing and also operating in Android Studio

After the pupils really felt comfy with the essentials of Kotlin and also Android Studio, they integrated their brand-new abilities to produce their very own formats for a birthday celebration card application.

(Image of Birthday cake application)

We can’t wait to see what the pupils from UPNVJ develop following on Android many thanks to their brand-new shows abilities.


(Image from Medipol University where Nelson Glauber is showing pupils the essentials of Android App Development)

Medipol University in Turkey additionally held their very own Android Study Jams by arranging a livestream with over 500 individuals. Nelson Glauber, that was the very first Google Developer Expert for Android in Latin America, led the occasion and also assisted pupils find out more concerning subjects like:

  • How to present message and also photos in an application
  • Adding a switch to an application and also making it interactive
  • Learning even more shows ideas in Kotlin like courses, items, and also conditionals

After taking pupils’ concerns, Nelson collaborated with them to develop an interactive dice roller application that updates the display after the outcomes of a roll.

(Image of Dice Roller application)


The Google Developer Student Club at Kaduna State University in Nigeria dealt with various codelabs and also understanding paths in their Android Study Jams. In certain, the team worked with the complying with subjects:

  • Adding an extra display to an application
  • Learning just how the Jetpack Navigation Component makes it simpler to take care of navigating in an application
  • Learning the most effective techniques of application design

With these brand-new abilities, the team is currently able to begin servicing constructing advanced applications that enable individuals to browse in between numerous displays.

(Gif of Cupcake application)

How to sign up with a Google Developer Student Club and also Android Study Jams

If you’re a university student seeking to find out more concerning shows together with an area of your peers, enroll in a Google Developer Student Club near you right here. As a component of the neighborhood, you’ll have accessibility to unique understanding chances, consisting of Android Study Jams, on much of Google’s programmer items.

If you wish to lead your very own Android Study Jams or check out various other cost-free sources for understanding Android advancement, go here.