Student


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Student: student center

Student

A person working toward an educational qualification, especially but not necessarily a degree. For example, one may be studying for a bachelor's degree in engineering or a professional certification as an electrician. Students often finance their studies with loans and grants. These loans may be treated favorably for tax purposes.
References in classic literature ?
Yes, without doubt, idle students are not the rule.
There seems to be no chilly distance existing between the German students and the professor; but, on the contrary, a companionable intercourse, the opposite of chilliness and reserve.
and an inoffensive little person in spectacles, struggling violently, was held up among a group of students.
Grave and reverend seniors seemed to have caught the prevailing spirit as badly as the students, and I saw white-bearded men rising and shaking their fists at the obdurate Professor.
And at noon the Student opened his window and looked out.
Already you see I had reason to think that, if one of your three students was a man of unusual height, he was the most worth watching of the three.
I have had some opportunities of studying the conditions under which Nietzsche is read in Germany, France, and England, and I have found that, in each of these countries, students of his philosophy, as if actuated by precisely similar motives and desires, and misled by the same mistaken tactics on the part of most publishers, all proceed in the same happy-go- lucky style when "taking him up.
said the student, starting up, and he bounced into his own room, where he locked the door, and where Jos heard him laughing with his comrade on the bed.
He attended the obligatory lectures regularly and was considered by the authorities as a very promising student.
The student chattered on, saying that she had a sister Lizaveta, whom the wretched little creature was continually beating, and kept in complete bondage like a small child, though Lizaveta was at least six feet high.
As long as the open weather lasted the Avonlea students went out to Carmody on the new branch railway every Friday night.
This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high-school age.

Full browser ?