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University and college students

alumna

noun

a woman who was a student at a particular school, college, or university

alumnus

noun

someone who was a student at a particular school, college, or university

batchmate

noun

someone who is in the same class as you

Big Man on Campus

noun

a bmoc

bmp

abbreviation

bitmap: the last part of the name of a file that contains pictures

campus

noun

used for talking about universities or student life in general

dropout

noun

someone who leaves school or college without finishing their course of study

enrollment

the American spelling of enrolment

enrolment

noun

someone who has enrolled at a school or other institution

fresher

noun

a student in their first year at university. The American word is freshman.

freshman

noun

a fresher

full-timer

noun

someone who works or studies full-time

intermediate

noun

a student, player etc who has not yet reached an advanced level

intern

noun

a student, or someone who has recently obtained a degree, who works in a job in order to get experience, often for low or no pay

jock

noun

a student who plays a lot of sport. This word often shows that you do not like people like this, and it is used especially by other students who do not take part in sport.

major

noun

a student who is studying a particular subject as their main subject at college or university

man

noun

a man who has been to a particular university

mature student

noun

someone who begins studying at a college or university after they are 25 years old

old boy

noun

a man who was a student at a particular school or university

old girl

noun

a woman who was a student at a particular school or university

postgrad

noun

a postgraduate

postgraduate

noun

someone who is studying after receiving a first university degree. The American word is graduate.

postgraduate

noun

someone who is studying after receiving an advanced degree, such as an ma or a phd

premed

noun

a student who is taking these classes

scholar

noun

someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific

scholar

noun

someone who is given a scholarship to study at a particular school or university

senior

noun

a student who is in the last year of high school or university

sophomore

noun

a student in the second year of a US college or high school

student

noun

someone who goes to a university, college, or school

student body

noun

all the students that belong to a university or college

underclassman

noun

a student in the first two years of school or university

undergraduate

noun

a student who is studying for a first degree at a college or university. A student who already has a first degree is a graduate.

upperclassman

noun

a student in the last two years of school or university

a first/second/third etc year

a student who is in their first/second/third etc year at school or university

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