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university
 
an institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on the country, but in some cases able to take younger students in exceptional cases) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered
 
studies
 
an academic field of study concerning a given subject
 
study
 
to take a course or courses on a subject; to revise materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination
 
education
 
the process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment; fact, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally
 
higher education
 
university education or higher; continued education after the point at which attendance of an educational institution is no longer compulsory
 
further education
 
higher education, education at university level or higher, often after one has already finished an apprenticeship
 
academic
 
belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; being scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific
 
apply for
 
to submit oneself as a candidate for
 
start college
 
 
technical college
 
a university which offers mainly technical studies
 
College of Art
 
a university which offers mainly studies of art
 
College of Music
 
a university which offers mainly studies of music
 
student
 
a person who studies a particular academic subject; a person enrolled at a university
 
student ID
 
a card which identifies a college student
 
undergraduate
 
a student which has not yet graduated
 
graduate
 
a person who is recognised by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
 
 
  • university
    • university, universities[juːnɪˈvɜːsətiː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on the country, but in some cases able to take younger students in exceptional cases) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered
    • Example:
      • What are you going to study at university?
      • Synonym(s):
        college (AE)
    • studies[ˈstʌdis](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an academic field of study concerning a given subject
    • Example:
      • My boyfriend is taking media studies.
    • study[ˈstʌdi](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to take a course or courses on a subject; to revise materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination
    • Example:
      • Students are expected to start studying for final exams in March.
    • education[ɛdjuːkeɪʃn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment; fact, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally
    • Example:
      • A good teacher is essential for a good education.
    • higher education(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • university education or higher; continued education after the point at which attendance of an educational institution is no longer compulsory
    • Example:
      • A university is an institution of higher education.
      • Synonym(s):
        tertiary-level education
    • further education(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • higher education, education at university level or higher, often after one has already finished an apprenticeship
    • Example:
      • In some companies a further education is necessary to keep one's job.
    • academic[ˌækəˈdɛmɪk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; being scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific
    • Example:
      • Some people prefer academic studies to a practical education.
    • apply for(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to submit oneself as a candidate for
    • Example:
      • I recently applied for a job as a bartender at the tavern.
    • start college(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I started college two years ago.
    • technical college, technical colleges(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a university which offers mainly technical studies
    • Example:
      • Do you want to study mechanics at a technical college?
      • Synonym(s):
        College of Technology
    • College of Art, Colleges of Art(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a university which offers mainly studies of art
    • Example:
      • I'll soon study at the College of Art.
    • College of Music, Colleges of Music(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a university which offers mainly studies of music
    • Example:
      • At the College of Music you can learn how to conduct.
  • student
    • student, students[stjuːdənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who studies a particular academic subject; a person enrolled at a university
    • Example:
      • The students were out raising funds for rag week.
      • Synonym(s):
        scholar
  • student ID
    • student ID, student IDs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a card which identifies a college student
    • Example:
      • When you enrol at a university, you get a student ID.
    • undergraduate, undergraduates(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a student which has not yet graduated
    • Example:
      • He's still an undergraduate.
    • graduate, graduates[ˈɡrædjuət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who is recognised by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
    • Example:
      • The graduates sometimes give the undergraduates some advice.
 

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        student ID
        a card which identifies a college student
        student
        a person who studies a particular academic subject; a person enrolled at a university
        university
        an institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on the country, but in some cases able to take younger students in exceptional cases) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered
        start college
        College of Art
        a university which offers mainly studies of art
        graduate
        a person who is recognised by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
        academic
        belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; being scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific
        study
        to take a course or courses on a subject; to revise materials already learned in order to make sure one does not forget them, usually in preparation for an examination
        education
        the process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment; fact, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally
        further education
        higher education, education at university level or higher, often after one has already finished an apprenticeship
        higher education
        university education or higher; continued education after the point at which attendance of an educational institution is no longer compulsory
        College of Music
        a university which offers mainly studies of music
        studies
        an academic field of study concerning a given subject
        technical college
        a university which offers mainly technical studies
        undergraduate
        a student which has not yet graduated
         
         
         

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        student
        a person who studies a particular academic subject; a person enrolled at a university
        student ID
        a card which identifies a college student
        university
        an institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on the country, but in some cases able to take younger students in exceptional cases) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered
         
         
         
         

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