It probably will work, as the student version is SW2009. Many of us having been running SW2009 on our Windows 7 installs since Microsoft released Windows 7 for beta testing.
Make sure the computer you buy has an approved video card and driver.
SW say they will be supporting Windows 7 w/SP1.0 of SW2010. So there will be support for it in the somewhat near future.
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