What’s New in SolidWorks EDU

SolidWorks education edition design without limits

The start of a new school year is an exciting time and when you are learning SOLIDWORKS great designs let students explore their own creativity.  The new SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is based on SOLIDWORKS Premium 2014, the same software that engineers from every industry design their new products with.  The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015 combines our best tools and includes:

  • SOLIDWORKS Premium
  • SOLIDWORKS  Simulation Premium
  • SOLIDWORKS  Flow Simulation, HVAC and Electronic Cooling Modules
  • SOLIDWORKS Plastics Advanced
  • SOLIDWORKS Sustainiablity
  • SOLIDWORKS Curriculum and Lessons
  • Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Competencies and Lessons

The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition adds more tools, features, and performance improvements to streamline your teaching methods and to address every design challenge your students may encounter. Whether you’re new to SolidWorks or a seasoned professional, you’ll love the powerful new features and capabilities, and you’ll be amazed at how fast you and your students can develop your ideas in 3D. The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015 focuses on

  • New focused design tools and time-saving shortcuts to make you more productive than ever;
  • Integrated process workflows and improved information-sharing to make your design team more efficient;
  • Faster system response and reduced user interaction to help you maintain your design focus;
  • And stunning graphics and enhanced visualization tools to create a more powerful collaboration environment.

Whatever subject you teach or product your students design, you’ll find SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015 has the tools you need to complete your projects faster than ever before. And with over 2,000,000 users worldwide, the SolidWorks community gives you a vibrant resource for design insight and expertise.

Qualified schools on subscription have access to free Student Licensing for home use.  With over 100,000 certified SolidWorks users, qualified schools can also apply to become a Certified SolidWorks Academic Exam Provider.  Passing CSWA Exam helps  prove to employers that your students have the fundamental engineering graphics skills sets needed to succeed in a competitive job market.

You can join in at a local user group and network with your peers, share valuable tips and tricks, or check out our education Facebook page and YouTube channel for tutorials and features.

Please take some time to explore our SOLIDWORKS Education 2014-2015 Launch site and discover how SolidWorks gives you and your students the tools to manage every aspect of your design process, from initial layout, to detail design, simulation, communication and collaboration.  



Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard