Autodesk for Education is a suite of tools, toolsets and modules for drawing, modelling and designing computer aided drawings and product concepts. Autodesk components are available for Microsoft Windows, macOS and Linux. Check the system requirements for individual products.

Accessing Autodesk for Education

UQ staff, students and visitors can access Autodesk for Education on UQ-owned computers. Ask your local IT support team or submit an IT request to have it installed.

Home use

Autodesk for Education cannot be used on personal computers using a UQ licence. You can download the Autodesk Free Education Software by registering as an individual using your UQ email address.

Conditions of use

Autodesk for Education can be used at UQ for:

  • learning
  • teaching and training
  • research and development purposes that are part of the instructional functions performed by UQ.

It cannot be used for commercial, professional or for-profit reasons.

The Autodesk Educational Licence runs for three years from 1 November 2017 to 31 October 2020.

Autodesk for Education should only be used within Australia.

Personal information collected while using Autodesk may be transferred and stored overseas by Autodesk and its affiliates.

You should seek legal advice if you intend to:

  • use the software for design, analysis, simulation, testing or other activities related to nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, rocket systems, unmanned air vehicles
  • disclose, transfer, download, export or re-export any output or content generated by using the software to any country other than the United States
  • allow staff and students to use the software if they are citizens of countries the subject of US trade sanctions or significant trade restrictions (including Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Syria and North Korea).

You can read the Autodesk for Education general terms and additional terms for educational users.

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