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January 03, 2019

BIM Track’s free academic license program

Studying BIM in your ‘Intro to BIM’ or ‘BIM Collaboration’ courses? We know that you’re always on the lookout for the latest technology that will give you the knowledge and skills to succeed in the real world. You know your favorite BIM classes in college or university offer that healthy mix of theory and practice. We want to help with the practical element of BIM coordination.

The team here at BIM Track has always been passionate about providing students with the tools they need to succeed (aka free BIM Track licenses 😉). We’ve been informally granting academic licenses to professors and academic institutions for a while now.

We’re proud to introduce the now-formalized BIM Track Academic Program that grants professors and their classes free access to our software; with all the bells and whistles like coordination automation, scheduled reports, and hypermodeling.

We see the value of the next generation getting their hands on the latest BIM coordination technology, so we’re putting our money where our mouth is.

Under the guidance of your professor (more on that below), you will have the chance to gain hands-on experience of what it's like to work on construction projects using real-time collaboration and gain the technical understanding that will help kickstart your career.

Imagine being able to simulate handling BIM coordination live, across teams, and in your everyday software like Revit and Navisworks. Professors can create scenarios you can work on. For example - assigning different roles to students who then carry out their respective functions, establishing and following a coordination workflow between teams, etc.

I’m interested! What are the next steps?

  1. If you’re not a teacher yourself- share this with your professor or course coordinator! We only set up free licenses on a per-class or per-institution basis, not for individual students. This is to make sure you receive the right training. BIM coordination software doesn’t work all that well when it’s only used by one person!
  2. Professors - please reach out to me directly. Please note you will need a valid academic email to sign up and gain access, after which you can extend access to your students.

And just to sweeten the deal, we also offer training sessions to get you up and running asap!

Christian Proulx

Vice-President Sales & Marketing

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