Bentley Education Program Expands to Global Scope

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EXTON, PA, USA, Oct 26, 2021 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated  (Nasdaq:  BSY), the infrastructure  engineering software  company,  as  a commitment  to  expand  access  to  its professional  applications  to education,  today announced  the  global  expansion of  the  Bentley Education  program  –  offering  seamless access  to  learning  licenses  of  over  60  popular  Bentley applications,  at  no cost,  to  all eligible  students  and  educators, from  middle  schools  through higher  education  levels,  via  the  Bentley  Education  portal.

 

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Bentley  Education program  helps  students  develop digital  skills  that  are critical for  a  qualified  talent pipeline  to support  infrastructure  growth  and  resilience  worldwide. 

 

Following  on  the  initial  May 3, 2021  announcement  of  the  launch  of  Bentley Education  in  the pilot  countries  of  Australia,  the  UK,  Singapore, Lithuania,  and  Ireland, the  program  is  gaining  a resounding  response, with more  than  500,000 students  and educators  across  many  countries visiting the  Bentley Education  portal.  Now,  with global  expansion, the  Bentley Education program  is  accessible to  all  students  and  educators  at  middle  schools,  high schools,  community colleges,  polytechnics,  institutes,  and  universities  across  the  world  to  employ  Bentley applications  in  their  classrooms,  labs, and  at  home.

Vinayak Trivedi,  vice  president  of  Bentley Education, said, “With  the  global  focus  on infrastructure advancement  for  resilience and  adaptation,  there  will be  unprecedented demand  for talented  individuals  who have  the  skills  and  ability  to  come  on board prepared to work  on  the next level of  projects  and  digital workflows. By providing students, educators, and  universities around the  world  with  appropriate  software  and resources  to  become ready  for  this  opportunity, we are  complementing  the  education system  to  attract  and  develop  the  talent required.”

With  a  blend of  learning  content  created for  students, the  Bentley Education  portal provides access  to  comprehensive  training  resources and  project-based  learning  content  that is  maintained in collaboration with major  universities and  industry partners.  By  registering  on the  Bentley Education  portal  to  access  learning  license  entitlements,  students  and  educators  also  gain  access to bonus  resources  such  as  insights  from  industry  professionals, firsthand  perspectives  of  current students,  and updates  on  the  latest and  current  industry  trends  –  all  at  their  own pace,  in  a  fun learning  environment.

Katriona  Lord-Levins,  chief  success  officer  at  Bentley  Systems, said,  “Students  today  prefer  the opportunity  to learn at  their  own pace  and explore  what  inspires  them. The  Bentley Education program provides  just that  –  a  community of  students,  educators, and  practicing  infrastructure professionals  to help students  to  discover  what’s  possible  and  to  kick-start  potential  rewarding careers in  advancing  infrastructure  through  going digital.”

For  more  information on  the  Bentley  Education program,  including how  to register  students  and educational  organizations,  visit  https://education.bentley.com.

About  Bentley  Education

Bentley Education program  encourages  the  development  of  future  infrastructure  professionals  for careers  in  engineering, design, and architecture  by  providing student  and educator  learning licenses of  popular  Bentley  applications  at  no  cost  through  the  new  Bentley Education  portal. The  program  is  designed to create  world-class  talent  that  can  rise  to  the  challenges  of improving quality of  life  and positively changing the  world  using Bentley infrastructure  engineering software  applications  and proven learnings. The  Bentley Education program  will also  help students  develop  digital  skills  that  are critical  for  a qualified  talent  pipeline  to support infrastructure  growth  and  resilience  worldwide.

About Bentley Systems

Bentley  Systems (Nasdaq:  BSY)  is the  infrastructure  engineering software  company.  We  provide innovative  software  to advance  the  world’s  infrastructure  –  sustaining both the  global  economy and environment. Our  industry-leading software  solutions  are  used by professionals, and organizations  of  every  size, for  the  design, construction, and  operations  of  roads  and  bridges,  rail and  transit, water  and wastewater, public  works  and utilities,  buildings  and campuses, mining, and  industrial facilities.  Our offerings  include  MicroStation-based  applications for  modeling  and simulation,  ProjectWise  for project delivery,  AssetWise  for  asset  and network  performance, Seequent’s  leading geosciences  software  portfolio, and the  iTwin  platform  for infrastructure digital  twins. Bentley Systems  employs  more  than 4,000 colleagues  and  generates  annual revenues  of  more  than $800 million  in 172 countries. For more information, visit https://www.bentley.com.