"Your SAS expertise has never been more valuable or more in demand. and not in statistics, but also in such diverse areas as marketing, finance, economics, molecular biology, geology, engineering life sciences and of course MBA programs.”
Dr. Jim Goodnight, Founder and CEO of SAS
For more than three decades, SAS has partnered with colleges and universities around the world to provide students, faculty and staff with the skills and knowledge they need to become tomorrow's leaders. The local SAS Academic Program has a number of support initiatives that will assist you in your teaching and research. As part of a SAS software license, SAS can provide; course materials, SAS publications, guest lecturers, discounted SAS certification for students and links to industry internships.
For more than three decades, SAS has partnered with educational institutions around the world to help give students the skills and knowledge they need to become tomorrow's leaders. The SAS Canada Academic Program actively supports students who are using SAS technologies through a number of popular programs at little to no cost. For further information on any of these programs, pleasesend us anemail.
Students have several options for getting access to SAS:
SAS University Edition
The new SAS University Edition is free use of SAS foundational technologies, ideal for data and statistical analysis in teaching, research and self-paced learning. Available via quick download from the web, SAS University Edition will be offered worldwide for use on PCs or Macs. This version of SAS will include the following SAS modules for download:
SAS/ACCESS interface PC Files
SAS Studio (formerly known as Web Editor)
Using SAS for your academic research
SAS offers many opportunities for students to be rewarded for using SAS successfully in their research:
Education Analytical Suite
In your research you need powerful tools. In addition to the University Edition, your university may have access to the Education Analytical Suite. This is a full scale software package with over 22 of our analytical products and database engines. SAS interfaces works seamlessly with open source products, allowing you to use SAS as your research workbench platform.
SAS Student Ambassador Program
This competitive program rewards the top student users of SAS in student research and will pay their travel expenses and registration fees to present at SAS Global Forum. Find out more about last year's winners (PDF).
Present at a SAS User Group conference
Great opportunities to network and exchange knowledge are yours when you present at or attend a SAS user group conference. Papers should spotlight how SAS is used, a tip/trick to use SAS, and can be for any level of SAS user.
SAS® Education Analytical Suite (EAS)
For more info and a list of EAS included products please click here (PDF)
JMP and SAS. The best of both.
For students who know their field of study and need to explore or visualise data, JMP is an excellent companion to SAS. A SAS toolbar in JMP provides seamless SAS access. With JMP, students can browse data from a local SAS connection, read and write SAS datasets, remotely submit code to SAS and see the results displayed as JMP interactive graphics.
Here you will find valuable information regarding the installation of SAS Software. The following links contain the most up-to-date installation and configuration documentation to aid you in a successful implementation and deployment of the Software.