A list of helpful resources for students learning MATLAB & Simulink. List includes tips & tricks, tutorials, videos, cheat sheets, and oppor


Updated 31 Aug 2023

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MATLAB and Simulink for Students 🏫 📚 💻 Open in MATLAB Online

Are you a new MATLAB user seeking helpful tips and tricks? Are you a member of a student society in search of engaging workshops? Or perhaps you're looking for opportunities to test your MATLAB skills through student competitions or challenges? Look no further! Our awesome list repository below is a resource that caters to all these needs. Whether you're starting from scratch or aiming to enhance your existing knowledge, you'll find a wealth of information to help you learn MATLAB and make progress on your journey as a student. Explore the repository now and unlock the potential of MATLAB!

Table of Contents

New to MATLAB? Start here! 💻 💡

Check out this section to explore what MATLAB is, how it is utilized in education and industry, and how it can benefit engineers and scientists globally.

What is MATLAB and Simulink?
Getting Started Onramps

MATLAB Cheat Sheets

MATLAB Basic Functions

MATLAB's YouTube How-To Playlist
    Short videos from MathWorks’ engineers on how to solve some of the most common tasks for your project
  • Watch the Videos
MATLAB and Simulink examples for Students membrane
Student Lounge Blog
MATLAB Central's File Exchange
MATLAB Answers
Videos and Tutorials for Student Projects
Try MATLAB Online or MATLAB Mobile
Connect to Hardware using MATLAB
Join our MATLAB Communities and follow us on Social Media
Tune in to a Live Event or Webinar
MATLAB and Simulink Books
Student Announcement: Simulink Student Challenge for 2023 is Live!
    Create a short original video that includes:
  • A demonstration of how you used Simulink
  • Upload your video to YouTube or Bilibili (China only) with the tag “#SimulinkChallenge2023” in the title of your video.
  • Submit an entry form by December 12, 2023 (1 p.m. ET)
  • Show off your projects that use Simulink and you could win up to $1,000 (USD)
  • Submit your Simulink Entry

Self-Paced Onramps

Discover and Elevate Your Skills with MATLAB and Simulink Onramps

MATLAB and Simulink Onramps offer a remarkable opportunity to explore a wide range of topics according to your interests and preferred pace. These onramps are designed to be flexible, allowing you to complete them at your convenience while effectively guiding you through various learning objectives. By immersing yourself in these onramps, you can unlock the power of MATLAB and Simulink, elevating your engineering and science skills to new heights.

Machine Learning Onramp Deep Learning Onramp Circuit Simulation Onramp Reinforcement Learning Onramp
machinelearningonramp deeplearningonramp circuitsimonramp reinforcementonramp
Image Processing Onramp Computer Vision Onramp Signal Processing Onramp Simscape Onramp
imageprocessonramp computervisiononramp signalprocessingonramp simscapeonramp
Stateflow Onramp Control Design Onramp with Simulink Optimization Onramp App Building Onramp
stateflowonramp controldesignonramp optimizationonramp appbuildingonramp
MATLAB Onramp Simulink Onramp
mlonramp simulinkonramp

Cheat Sheets 📘 ✏️

​​Master MATLAB Functions and Commands with Featured Cheat Sheets

Explore this section to find a collection of featured cheat sheets that provide concise references for learning MATLAB functions and commands. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, these cheat sheets offer valuable insights and quick reminders to enhance your MATLAB proficiency. To access our complete library of cheat sheets, visit: Cheat Sheets

Quick Tip! Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Navigate MATLAB

MATLAB Basic Functions Cheat Sheet
MATLAB Basic Functions
Using MATLAB with Python Cheat Sheet
MATLAB and Python
Machine Learning with MATLAB Cheat Sheet
MATLAB Machine Learning
MATLAB Visualization Cheat Sheet
MATLAB Visualization

Discipline-Specific Resources ✈️ 🏎️ 🤖 🔬

Explore Additional Resources for Your Academic Discipline

Click on the icon in the table below to access a wealth of additional resources tailored to your academic discipline. See how MATLAB & Simulink are used in Industry by reading one of our customer stories.

Aerospace & Defense Utilities & Energy Artificial Intelligence Automotive Physics Robotics
Biological Sciences Finance & Risk Management Communications Medical Devices Chemistry Electronics Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences

Additional Resources:

Student Programs 🏆

Explore Exciting Student Competitions, Hackathons, and Minidrone Contests!

Unleash your creativity and passion by discovering a world of student competitions, hackathons, mini drone contests, and more! This is your chance to showcase your skills, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and tackle real-world challenges. Don't miss out on the thrilling opportunities that await you! Explore them all right here!


Student Programs

MATLAB and Simulink Challenge Projects: Contribute to the progress of engineering and science by solving key industry challenges!

Are you in search of a design or research project idea that has real industry relevance and can make a positive societal impact? Look no further!

Explore this GitHub list of challenge projects to stay up-to-date with technology trends, gain practical skills using MATLAB and Simulink, and contribute to the fields of science and engineering. By participating, you'll enhance your problem-solving abilities and receive official recognition for your accomplishments from technology leaders at MathWorks. Plus, there are rewards waiting for you upon project completion!

Awesome MATLAB Hackathons: Participate in an upcoming Hackathon!

If you're interested in joining one of our sponsored Hackathons, we have something for you too! Check out our Student Hackathons GitHub repository to learn more about these exciting events and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes!

Awesome MATLAB and Simulink Robotics

A list of awesome demos, tutorials, utilities, and overall resources for the robotics community that use MATLAB® and Simulink®: Awesome MATLAB Robotics

Resources for Student Societies and Student Clubs

Host an Engaging MATLAB or Simulink Workshop for Your Student Society or Club!

If you're part of a student society or club and want to organize an exciting MATLAB or Simulink workshop, we've got you covered! Discover how you can host a captivating MATLAB Onramp Party or a thrilling Cody competition using the valuable resources provided below.

Please note that while MathWorks cannot offer financial support or prizes for these events, we're here to assist you in creating an unforgettable learning experience for your participants.

MATLAB Onramp Party Resources Cody Competition Resources


- Onramp Toolkit
- How to host an Onramp Party Guide
- Example Presentations


- Cody Competition Toolkit
- Competition Guidelines
- What is a Cody Competition?

Student Career Opportunities 💼

Join MathWorks and Explore Exciting Career Opportunities!

Internships and Recent Graduates:

If you're interested in joining MathWorks, we have a range of exciting full-time and internship opportunities for students. Visit our students and recent graduates careers page to explore the possibilities.

On-Campus Job Opportunities: Become a MATLAB Student Ambassador!

Additionally, if you're currently enrolled as a student with over a year left before graduation, consider becoming a MATLAB Student Ambassador on your campus. Discover how you can make an impact and represent MathWorks within your academic community.

Discover inspiring stories of how students have leveraged MATLAB and Simulink to achieve success in their careers. Check out their stories here!

Need a Student License of MATLAB?

Discover if Your School Provides Access to MATLAB & Simulink!

Curious to know if your school provides access to MATLAB & Simulink? Visit our Student License page to find out! Alternatively, if that option doesn't work for you, we also provide an educationally priced MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite License. This license is specifically designed for students and offers a comprehensive set of tools at a discounted rate.

Where to go to get help?

Need Assistance? Get in Touch with Our Support Team!

Students: Technical support from MathWorks is available for activation, installation and bug-related issues. For additional help visit our student resources above or contact your instructor. Reach out to our dedicated support team.

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