Are you a student eager to make games or working toward a career in interactive content? Are you an educator looking to empower students to express themselves and develop valuable job skills? We are dedicated to supporting you.
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Unity for Students
Free Unity licenses for students.
Students who are using Unity outside the classroom to build or refine their skills are welcome to download the free and fully-featured Unity Personal.
Looking to kickstart your career in games? Get Unity Certified!
Build your resume and stand out from the crowd by earning a professional credential that lets employers know that you have the Unity knowledge and skills they are looking for!
Learn at your own pace with online courses.
These structured courses can jump-start your learning or supplement your classwork with additional instruction and practice in topics like game design, VR or even machine learning.
Free Unity Licenses for Education
Unity offers software licenses at no charge for in-class instruction to qualifying academic institutions at any level. Educators are invited to fill out the online application form on behalf of their institution or program.
Unity for Educators and Academic Institutions
Need help creating Unity curriculum? Get the free Unity Educator Toolkit.
This free download includes the Unity Curricular Framework and Professional Skills Standards, which map to learning objectives for academic standards and are designed to achieve high-quality outcomes in the classroom.
Download our new instructor guides!
Get started teaching Unity to middle and high school students with two 1-hour lessons. The Unity Moon Lander Projects contains everything you need to create a level for a physics-based game, including the instructor guide and game assets. Download the guide for use in your classroom!
Students ages 10+ can make their first game, no prior experience necessary!
No coding required! Students follow simple step-by-step instructions to build their own “Space Chicken” game using the free “Ready” application. Instruction is led by high school computer science teacher Mark Suter.
Teach collaboration with Unity Teams Advanced.
Educator discounts available.Teach your students how to create with others. Unity Teams Advanced solves real team problems like source control and build sharing. Features are easy to learn, so students of all skills and levels spend less time learning tools, and more time learning teamwork.
Get started with Unity Game Kits
Students learn by doing with these free kits—no coding required! Each kit contains all the mechanics, tools, systems, and assets needed to get started creating!
Want structured courses that take your Unity skills to the next level? For beginner to advanced creators, we have online Unity Courses, in-person Training Workshops, and Certifications. Choose engaging topics ranging from games and AR/VR to self-driving cars and machine learning.
Are you more of a DIY learner? Explore our library of free tutorials, online training, documentation, and forums to help build your Unity knowledge and skills.
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