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Learn the most in-demand skill in the market with Tableau for Students. Get 1 year free access to Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep, and the entire eLearning suite, for each academic year.

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Tableau has been providing free access to its Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and eLearning suite for university students worldwide, each year with new enrollment. This offers students a chance to learn valuable in-demand data skills and become a data expert for free.

Using the free data visualization tool, you can easily cultivate data skills at home. For example, use Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep for; making insightful class assignments, habitual exploration of data, volunteering in close-to-heart projects, and sharing vizzes (Tableau visualizations) in Tableau Public. 

The free Tableau Desktop benefits students in two ways. First, with self-paced learning on Tableau’s free eLearning platform, students feel more confident in telling a data story. Second, by working on challenging projects students can build a competent portfolio which helps them land on a decent paid job right after graduation.

This blog briefly demonstrates how university students can use the free Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and Tableau eLearning platform to jump start their career in data analytics using the world’s top data visualization tool.

Table of Contents

  1. Tableau for Students features
  2. 3-step Sign up process for a free Student License
  3. Tableau Interactive Lessons

Practice Tableau Desktop for free.

Tableau’s Academic program for students offers free access to three products.

  1. Tableau Desktop
  2. Tableau Prep
  3. Tableau Public

Tableau desktop is the main tool where students can analyze data to create live visualizations and interactive dashboards. 

Tableau Prep is a data cleaning tool using which students can prepare their data before performing analysis. Tableau Desktop can connect with Tableau prep to fetch cleaned data.

Tableau Public is a community driven platform (free for all) that offers valuable access to create, analyze and visualize data using public data sets also available on the platform.

Does Tableau for students include Tableau Online?

Tableau for Students doesn’t provide free access to its Tableau Online – a paid SaaS platform using which users can access Tableau on cloud instead of a device.

Additional Free Learning Resources from Tableau

‘Tableau for students’ delivers everything students need to become experts in data analytics.

For example, Tableau’s Academic program comes with additional free learning resources that provide students worldwide with self-paced and easy to understand learning content at home.

As a student, you will get the following valuable features.

  1. On Tableau eLearning, students can unlock badges with each self-paced lesson that could be used on a resume to showcase their data achievements.
  2. Students get 20% off on Tableau certification exam under the free student license
  3. A library of useful content is available for free that teaches new grads and student things such as making interactive resumes on Tableau, participating in student viz contests, finding datasets on Tableau public, and student FAQs. 

Sign up for a free Student License in just 5 minutes!

Get a free student license for your Tableau in just 5 minutes with this easy guide.

Before starting the sign-up process for free Tableau, make sure you have track of the following things.

  1. A student email address provided by your university. Contact your university administration in case you lose its access.
  2. Digital copy of your university ID, clearly stating date of expiry.
  3. Digital copy of your registration for term clearly showing the date.

Follow these three simple and easy steps and start your journey with free Tableau resources.

Step 1: Provide Information

On the Tableau for Students webpage, click on Get Tableau for Free as shown in the graphic below. 

To register for Tableau for Students, find the button ‘Get Tableau for Free’ in the middle of the screen or click on ‘Free Student License’ at the top right corner of the screen.

You will see a window on the right corner of your screen. Fill in your personal information and student information as follows. 

Make sure to provide an email address from your affiliated university. For example, the following screen grab shows an email address from Comsats University Islamabad.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Form part 1: Enter your personal information.
Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Form part 2: Enter your school information and Verify your Student Status.

Once you are done with entering all details, clicking on the Verify Student Status button. I’ll lead you to the next step as follows.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau asks to Sign in for your school account. This is the account address with your university domain.

Click on Sign in to my School Button and login using your university-domain email id.

Step 2: Provide enrollment details of your new term

Once you have logged-in to your university-domain account, Tableau will now ask for your documents to verify your new term as shown in the image below. This information is required by Tableau to renew your license with every new term for 1-year.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau asks to upload academic documents for verification of the current term.

Upload digital copies of your student id card and term registration document using the ‘Drag & Drop or Browse’ button. It’lll just take a couple of minutes for tableau to verify your details. 

The following message will appear on successful verification.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau shows a success message after verification of university new term’s documents.

Step 3: Find Tableau Desktop product key in your email inbox

Tableau will send an email within minutes after successful verification of your details. The email contains the product key and access key for Tableau Learning center. 

Use the provided links in the email to download your very own Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. 

An email from Tableau carries a comprehensive guide. Use the links to download Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. Activate your products with Product key and register at Tableau Learning using Access key.

Once you download the free Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep, activate using your product key to get started. Begin learning data skills by creating a TableauID account on Tableau eLearning platform and use your access key to register at Tableau Learning center.

And here you go, explore, create, and share your own data story with Tableau.

Happy Learning!

Instructor-Led Live Tableau Training with Dice Analytics

If you are an individual who loves to learn in an interactive environment, Dice Analytics is just the platform for you. Register for our Live Tableau Training and avail the following key benefits:

  1. Interact and ask questions in a live zoom session (Urdu and English language)
  2. Take the exam and earn an e-certificate from Dice Analytics. Our certificates are industry recognized and our alumni found jobs with a success rate of 90%
  3. Missed the exam? No worries, You can enroll for free in any upcoming tableau training
  4. Access self-paced recorded lectures in the learning management system – LMS for life time 
  5. Get free mentorship and career counseling relevant to Pakistan’s BI tech landscape

For further information on Tableau Live Training, visit our website Dice Analytics, talk to us at: 051-8356065-6 or email at: [email protected].

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Students can become a data expert for free [+ Sign up guide]

Learn the most in-demand skill in the market with Tableau for Students. Get 1 year free access to Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep, and the entire eLearning suite, for each academic year.

Tableau has been providing free access to its Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and eLearning suite for university students worldwide, each year with new enrollment. This offers students a chance to learn valuable in-demand data skills and become a data expert for free.

Using the free data visualization tool, you can easily cultivate data skills at home. For example, use Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep for; making insightful class assignments, habitual exploration of data, volunteering in close-to-heart projects, and sharing vizzes (Tableau visualizations) in Tableau Public. 

The free Tableau Desktop benefits students in two ways. First, with self-paced learning on Tableau’s free eLearning platform, students feel more confident in telling a data story. Second, by working on challenging projects students can build a competent portfolio which helps them land on a decent paid job right after graduation.

This blog briefly demonstrates how university students can use the free Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and Tableau eLearning platform to jump start their career in data analytics using the world’s top data visualization tool.

Table of Contents

  1. Tableau for Students features
  2. 3-step Sign up process for a free Student License
  3. Tableau Interactive Lessons

Practice Tableau Desktop for free.

Tableau’s Academic program for students offers free access to three products.

  1. Tableau Desktop
  2. Tableau Prep
  3. Tableau Public

Tableau desktop is the main tool where students can analyze data to create live visualizations and interactive dashboards. 

Tableau Prep is a data cleaning tool using which students can prepare their data before performing analysis. Tableau Desktop can connect with Tableau prep to fetch cleaned data.

Tableau Public is a community driven platform (free for all) that offers valuable access to create, analyze and visualize data using public data sets also available on the platform.

Does Tableau for students include Tableau Online?

Tableau for Students doesn’t provide free access to its Tableau Online – a paid SaaS platform using which users can access Tableau on cloud instead of a device.

Additional Free Learning Resources from Tableau

‘Tableau for students’ delivers everything students need to become experts in data analytics.

For example, Tableau’s Academic program comes with additional free learning resources that provide students worldwide with self-paced and easy to understand learning content at home.

As a student, you will get the following valuable features.

  1. On Tableau eLearning, students can unlock badges with each self-paced lesson that could be used on a resume to showcase their data achievements.
  2. Students get 20% off on Tableau certification exam under the free student license
  3. A library of useful content is available for free that teaches new grads and student things such as making interactive resumes on Tableau, participating in student viz contests, finding datasets on Tableau public, and student FAQs. 

Sign up for a free Student License in just 5 minutes!

Get a free student license for your Tableau in just 5 minutes with this easy guide.

Before starting the sign-up process for free Tableau, make sure you have track of the following things.

  1. A student email address provided by your university. Contact your university administration in case you lose its access.
  2. Digital copy of your university ID, clearly stating date of expiry.
  3. Digital copy of your registration for term clearly showing the date.

Follow these three simple and easy steps and start your journey with free Tableau resources.

Step 1: Provide Information

On the Tableau for Students webpage, click on Get Tableau for Free as shown in the graphic below. 

To register for Tableau for Students, find the button ‘Get Tableau for Free’ in the middle of the screen or click on ‘Free Student License’ at the top right corner of the screen.

You will see a window on the right corner of your screen. Fill in your personal information and student information as follows. 

Make sure to provide an email address from your affiliated university. For example, the following screen grab shows an email address from Comsats University Islamabad.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Form part 1: Enter your personal information.
Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Form part 2: Enter your school information and Verify your Student Status.

Once you are done with entering all details, clicking on the Verify Student Status button. I’ll lead you to the next step as follows.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau asks to Sign in for your school account. This is the account address with your university domain.

Click on Sign in to my School Button and login using your university-domain email id.

Step 2: Provide enrollment details of your new term

Once you have logged-in to your university-domain account, Tableau will now ask for your documents to verify your new term as shown in the image below. This information is required by Tableau to renew your license with every new term for 1-year.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau asks to upload academic documents for verification of the current term.

Upload digital copies of your student id card and term registration document using the ‘Drag & Drop or Browse’ button. It’lll just take a couple of minutes for tableau to verify your details. 

The following message will appear on successful verification.

Sign up for Tableau for students in just 5mins
Tableau shows a success message after verification of university new term’s documents.

Step 3: Find Tableau Desktop product key in your email inbox

Tableau will send an email within minutes after successful verification of your details. The email contains the product key and access key for Tableau Learning center. 

Use the provided links in the email to download your very own Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. 

An email from Tableau carries a comprehensive guide. Use the links to download Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. Activate your products with Product key and register at Tableau Learning using Access key.

Once you download the free Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep, activate using your product key to get started. Begin learning data skills by creating a TableauID account on Tableau eLearning platform and use your access key to register at Tableau Learning center.

And here you go, explore, create, and share your own data story with Tableau.

Happy Learning!

Instructor-Led Live Tableau Training with Dice Analytics

If you are an individual who loves to learn in an interactive environment, Dice Analytics is just the platform for you. Register for our Live Tableau Training and avail the following key benefits:

  1. Interact and ask questions in a live zoom session (Urdu and English language)
  2. Take the exam and earn an e-certificate from Dice Analytics. Our certificates are industry recognized and our alumni found jobs with a success rate of 90%
  3. Missed the exam? No worries, You can enroll for free in any upcoming tableau training
  4. Access self-paced recorded lectures in the learning management system – LMS for life time 
  5. Get free mentorship and career counseling relevant to Pakistan’s BI tech landscape

For further information on Tableau Live Training, visit our website Dice Analytics, talk to us at: 051-8356065-6 or email at: [email protected].

Ayesha
Ayesha
I engineer the content and acquaint the science of analytics to empower rookies and professionals.
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