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Universities and colleges

academe

noun

the people and work of colleges and universities

academia

noun

the people, activities, and institutions that are connected with education, especially in colleges and universities

alma mater

noun

the school, college, or university where you were a student

business school

noun

a type of university or college where people study subjects related to business

college

noun

in the UK, a place that gives students qualifications below the level of a university degree, often in the skills they need to do a particular job

college

noun

in the UK, a place that gives students degrees in a particular subject

college

noun

in the US, a place that gives students degrees

college

noun

one of the parts that some universities are divided into

college

noun

all the students and teachers in a college

community college

noun

in the US, a college that offers students a two-year course of study and does not provide them with a place to live

faculty

noun

a department or group of departments in a university

grad school

noun

a graduate school

graduate school

noun

a part of a university in the US where students who have a first degree can study for a master’s degree or a doctorate

institute

noun

an organization that does a particular type of research or educational work

Ivy League

adjective

belonging to a group of eight important universities in the northeastern part of the US

junior college

noun

a college in the US where students can study practical subjects, learn how to study, or prepare for university

the LSE

the London School of Economics: a well-known college in London where economics and politics are taught

madrasa

noun

a college where students are taught about Islam

medical school

noun

a university where people study to become doctors

the Open University

noun

a British university that teaches degree courses through radio and television programmes and on the Internet, mainly for adult students who study at home and send their work to teachers by post or email

the OU

noun

Open University

Oxbridge

the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, considered to be among the best in the UK

Oxon

abbreviation

Oxford University

poly

noun

a polytechnic

polytechnic

noun

a college for people who want to study scientific or technical subjects, especially in order to train for a practical job

RADA

the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts: one of the most important drama schools in London

Sandhurst

a special college in England where army officers are trained

school

noun

a university department or a college that teaches a particular subject

school

noun

a college or university

seminary

noun

a college for people who want to train to be priests or religious leaders

state university

noun

in the US, a university that is supported with money from a state

tech

noun

a technical college

technical college

noun

a college that trains people for jobs in technology and other practical subjects

technikon

noun

a technical college in South Africa

training college

noun

in the UK, a college where people train for a particular job or profession

uni

noun

university

Univ

abbreviation

university

university

noun

an educational institution where students study for degrees and where academic research is done

university

noun

relating to universities or to a university

West Point

an important college in the US where students are trained to become officers in the US Army

Open Dictionary

chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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