Academic Year


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Academic Year

The period of time during which most classes are held at an educational institution. A student must accomplish a certain number of classes or credit hours each academic year in order to remain eligible for federal or other financial aid.
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There were 22,213 teachers during the academic year.
Education minister Leighton Andrews said: "The ITT incentive grants we are making available for the 2013/14 academic year are aimed at continuing to strengthen the quality of ITT in Wales by encouraging the most talented graduates to enter teaching.
The number of students who transferred out to any public, private or out-of-state institution in an academic year after accumulating at least 12 credit hours.
According to the decree, students of specialization and qualification studies at the Syrian universities who exhausted their examination opportunities for the years mentioned in the decree will be allowed to participate in the exams of the second semester of the academic year 2011/2012 or the exams of the first semester of the academic year 2012/2013.
The support builds on the Welsh Government's tuition fee subsidy, which is available to students ordinarily resident in Wales who are due to start full-time postgraduate ITT courses in the 2012/13 academic year.
Lettings for the 2012/2013 academic year started in early November, and Unite says it has seen an "early positive response", adding "initial discussions with universities regarding their demand are also encouraging and we expect rental growth for 2012/2013 to beat a similar level to this year".
Materials and books will be distributed to students on Sunday before the start of the 2011-2012 academic year, it added.
In comparison to last year, only 46% of applications had been processed by the time the 2009 academic year began.
Al-Azhary said the group rejects Al-Sisi's scheduled visit to the university after the "martyrdom" of several students "on campus at the hands of the security" in the past academic year.
Muscat: The new academic year in the schools of Oman will begin from August 17, as per a decision announced by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday.
The Poetry Academy has opened the registration for its sixth academic year.
The school says Adec has made Arabic mandatory from this academic year; but nobody explains why this has been introduced halfway thorough the academic year when only about three months are left for final exams