Whatever a student’s career aspirations are, finding an academic course that includes vocational training, can make one university much more desirable over another. Increasingly, universities supplement their language degree and masters courses with vocational modules and internships to support their students taking their language skills forward into a professional career. For any new graduate entering the world of commercial translation and localization, they will find that Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools are now accepted practice in a translating business.
- Trados Team and Trados Studio licenses are provided for educational purposes
- Professional Studio licenses can be networked with full license control
- Award two top-achieving students each year with a free Trados Studio license
- An RWS Campus Community is available online for member information
- Students and recent graduates recieve discounts on Trados Studio
- Trados Studio licenses are available for business use at a discounted rate
- Support is available via a support agreement or forums in our online community.
Trados has been working with academic partners since 2007, with over 600 members in the program and more joining every year. So why teach Trados Studio as part of your linguistics course? Trados Studio is the market leading CAT tool used by over 270,000 translation professionals across the entire translation supply chain and is recognized across the globe as the tool of choice for translation professionals.
"Speed, accuracy and consistency are some of the key success factors for any a translator who is committed to offering top-quality services. Having an all-powerful productivity tool like Trados Studio will not only help me greatly improve the way I work in order to achieve those goals - it will also boost my professional profile as [using] the CAT tool of choice for most large clients."
Katerina Konstantopoulou – student at Metafrasi Translator Training Centre
Free Trados certification gives students the opportunity to gain an industry-recognized qualification. The training courses, at Levels 1, 2 and 3, are online modules with courseware in the form of workbooks, presentations and sample files, to help prepare students for the examinations.
Successful students are awarded a 'Trados Certified' certificate to support job applications. Details on how to offer this opportunity to your students can be found in the RWS Campus Community.
Read about why other universities have introduced Trados Studio into their curriculum.
Member universities can award the two highest achieving students each academic year with a free Trados Studio Freelance license that they can use in their future career.
Lecturer and professor members of the RWS Campus are invited to join the RWS Campus online community. Join today for member information, news and procedures.