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a college/university course
▪ students who fail their college courses
a school/university term
▪ The school term was about to start.
a school/university/college library
▪ She was studying at the college library.
a university city (=with a university)
▪ Uppsala is a university city.
a university department
▪ University departments are generally judged by their research quality.
a university/college degree
▪ For many jobs you need to have a university degree.
a university/college/school student
▪ How many college students are politically active?
company/hospital/university etc policy
▪ It is not company policy to offer refunds.
Department For Innovation, Universities, and Skills, the
school/college/university fees
▪ She paid for her college fees by taking a part-time job as a waitress.
state university
university/college education
▪ Do you have a university education?
university/college/school admissions
university/college/school entry
▪ Japan has one of the highest rates of college and university entry in the world.
▪ Alison Petch has undertaken research in a range of social policy areas, in both local authority and university settings.
▪ Start by taking a course or two at a local university.
▪ There is an increasing number of local authorities, universities and schools wishing to try out the artist-in-residence idea.
▪ Rin-Tin-Tin General Assembly, and to baffled vets at the local university.
▪ About 80 representatives of local industry, universities, colleges and schools attended the event.
▪ A new generation of university teachers will be needed around 1995.
▪ At the and of the school year, she packed her bags and followed Jean Ardley to her new university.
▪ He resisted, however, the notion that the polytechnics were merely a new breed of university.
▪ He hugged hundreds of babies, shook thousands of hands and cut ribbons at new universities, high-tech factories and a hospital.
▪ Essex, one of the new universities born of the last years of Macmillan's rule, was occupied.
▪ What would have amounted to a whole new university went down the congressional tube.
▪ A representative from the new joint university college on Teesside will be on hand to answer questions.
▪ At a new universities festival in Bradford he had run into Richard Neville.
▪ Analysts say this trend is even more remarkable because public universities run open admission policies and do not charge tuition.
▪ Parents also pay substantial portions of state and local taxes that support public schools and universities.
▪ Traditionally, public university degrees have carried far greater social prestige.
▪ The actual tuition at a public university averaged $ 2, 982, according to the Department of Education.
▪ The freeway booms and public university booms are over.
▪ Since 1939, the University of California has won 31 Nobel Prizes, more than any other public university system.
▪ The country's 32 public universities have long been a recruiting pool for leftist guerrilla armies.
▪ Many states already have options that allow high school juniors and seniors to take courses at public colleges and universities for credit.
▪ The data for university admissions in 1992 is the earliest available to us with the necessary detail.
▪ The pupil also takes to the prospective employer or the university admissions tutor the raw scores of exam results.
▪ She now works in the university admissions office.
▪ Her parents did not seem to mind that he had no qualifications and had not finished his university course.
▪ In some of my university courses, I have asked students to describe how they decide whether or not some one is normal.
▪ The university course was, in a sense, another field of discovery for Stan.
▪ This classification fits some university courses well, but it is now inadequate for the system as a whole.
▪ You should contact relevant industrial organisations if you wish to seek sponsorship for your university course.
▪ The timing was opportune because Ned was able to take a year out from his university course.
▪ Those high failure rates make it an efficient way of screening out teenagers who might later fail a university course.
▪ Social class 1 consists of occupations requiring a university degree or high professional equivalent.
▪ Many students now choose to complete an apprenticeship and then pursue a university degree to improve their job prospects.
▪ Those with a university degree rose by twelve percent.
▪ There are university degree programs that teach less on the subject than this two-character play does in a couple of hours.
▪ Traditionally, public university degrees have carried far greater social prestige.
▪ George joined the ranks of the executive high-flyers, those with university degrees, I joined in a much humbler capacity.
▪ For many years the essay has dominated the syllabus, from school certificate for 16 year olds to university degree examinations.
▪ He was a fully qualified engineer, with a university degree!
▪ One solution has been to create university departments of integrated environmental science or of earth sciences.
▪ Half the university departments and industries in the city are involved.
▪ These factors include funding sources, the employment market for successful graduates, and the costs of running university departments.
▪ No alternative employment within the school or other university department could be identified.
▪ Collaborative links exist with other university departments, with associated institutions and with overseas universities.
▪ Many schools of nursing, colleges and university departments now use the student-centred approach in teaching nursing knowledge and skills.
▪ Then we found a small house about one hundred yards from my university department.
▪ To liaise with the network of communication academics and university departments in different parts of the world.
▪ Only for the wealthy is there the option of paying to send their children abroad for university education.
▪ Major is the first Tory prime minister since Winston Churchill without a university education.
▪ The prospect of a university education must appear as an unattainable dream: some are successful but these are exceptional cases.
▪ As employers demand higher skills, students everywhere want access to a university education.
▪ In other words, pre-school attendance and university education are as unequally distributed today, as they were in the 1940s.
▪ Members still suffer for their faith, for instance, by being denied university education or worthwhile jobs.
▪ Mr Clare told his son he had been saving the money he would have spent on his university education for him.
▪ To provide a university education for her might mark her out as a favoured pupil.
▪ Also cosmopolitan in outlook are a variety of traditional professions, particularly university lecturers.
▪ In 1904 both were given the title and status of university lecturers.
▪ There is a university lecturer in Roman Archaeology.
▪ He was a university lecturer now, a family man, respectable, boring, even.
▪ I was Roy Edward Burnell, a university lecturer and specialist in church architecture.
▪ That person may have been a university lecturer, a teacher, a receptionist, a cleaner, a waitress or anything.
▪ A university lecturer, for example.
▪ Had an undistinguished career as a university lecturer in mathematics.
▪ In college and university libraries you will often find catalogues for other collections.
▪ He successfully shored up a university library system that had been debilitated by Koffler.
▪ I took up a position in a university library after a career break.
▪ Just-in-time management philosophy has moved from manufacturing to the university library sector.
▪ Others require two bound copies, one each for the main university library and the departmental library.
▪ The set of theses consulted here was in the main university library.
▪ The way that university library budgets are calculated is changing, and there is no reliable overview of current practice.
▪ An early day motion has been tabled on the funding of acquisitions in university libraries.
▪ I became acquainted with her brother Pavel Sergeevich Popov, a university professor.
▪ Their fathers were university professors and lawyers and accountants and advertisers who jogged around this lake in support hose.
▪ For example, in 1984, fewer than 3 percent of university professors were women.
▪ The group is composed mostly of university professors, though of every persuasion from Keynesian to libertarian to Marxist.
▪ He was replaced by Humberto de la Calle, 44, a university professor and barrister.
▪ He was, he said, a university professor.
▪ Thirty percent of college and university professors, it is asserted, are con men, harassers, layabouts and plagiarists.
▪ More telling are the precipitous cost increases at state universities, which account for four out of every five college diplomas.
▪ Today, state universities and community colleges are harnessing the Internet to teach people at distant locations.
▪ In California, the state university system requires that faculty members teach five courses a year.
▪ Most university students never finish their degrees.
▪ When the soldiers blocked university students from entering campuses the next morning, name-calling and fights broke out.
▪ Dissent has occurred at times among university students in attempts to radicalise dominant ideas.
▪ She will be sought after by university students and officers both, but she will prefer the officers.
▪ Protesters included many school and university students.
▪ The crowd of affirmative action supporters included university students, government workers, community activists and business people.
▪ The 21-year-old university student is believed to be the first Lurgan sportsman to win senior medals for both football and cricket.
▪ This perspective is also useful when examining patterns of behaviour among university students in the late 1980s.
▪ In this sense we are a microcosm of the university system as a whole.
▪ Since 1939, the University of California has won 31 Nobel Prizes, more than any other public university system.
▪ He had, in his own way, educated himself beyond the requirements of the university system.
▪ Most of these institutions were private, and tiny; but by 1860 twenty states had established college or university systems.
▪ Questions such as these have to be faced urgently if the university system is to expand as we all wish it to.
▪ In California, the state university system requires that faculty members teach five courses a year.
▪ The problem was that these developments were largely and necessarily outside the university system.
▪ Among the intelligentsia, hardly a voice was raised in its defence, with the exception of a few university teachers of Marxism-Leninism.
▪ For the most part, however, Butz remained an obscure figure among more than 1, 000 university teachers.
▪ A new generation of university teachers will be needed around 1995.
▪ Most university teachers asked this question will start talking about cutbacks and underspending.
▪ Roth got to know Bellow in Chicago, where Roth worked as a university teacher, finding it a lively place.
▪ Headmistresses and university teachers were anxious to show that their students proved as fertile as the average woman.
▪ We got talking and realised that we were going to the same university!
▪ Finally, after 20 years of living at near-poverty level, he decided to go into university teaching full time.
▪ I went to university at Warwick and spun out my time there till I had a novel written.
▪ His parents had assumed he would go to a big university, major in science, and go to medical school.
▪ Ponyboy hopes he will finish school and go on to university, so that he can gain qualifications and lead a better life.
▪ It was her boss who suggested she go on to university.
▪ He did not go to university but entered the Middle Temple in 1607.
▪ She always wanted Mikey to go on to university and become a doctor or a lawyer.
▪ They can be studied at universities or, most often these days, at colleges of further education.
▪ She graduated from the Gymnasium and has even studied in the university.
▪ Overall, four-fifths were studying at university and one-fifth were polytechnic students.
▪ Tsila had graduated from high school and had studied at the university.
▪ Two-year course students may be a little older, and have already studied drama at university level.
▪ Women were now studying at the university.
▪ If it is vocationally disadvantageous to study history at school, it must be vocationally suicidal to study the subject at university.
▪ When my service here is finished, I hope to return to my mathematics studies at the university.
▪ He continued to teach in the university until his wife died, when he resumed his Fellowship and took Orders.
▪ She was an undergrad at Barnard and he a graduate teaching assistant at the university.
▪ The papacy, to maintain orthodoxy, placed restrictions on which universities could teach theology.
▪ I teach at the university that night, so John takes both boys.
▪ When you teach at a university you feel you know it all.
▪ Whether you teach at a university or run a market, the important thing is that you work.
put sb through school/college/university
▪ I'm grateful to my wife for putting me through law school.
▪ He put himself through school with wages earned as a carpenter.
▪ He put his kids through college.
▪ I put my children through college doing it.
▪ I felt guilty thinking of my father working so hard to put me through school.
▪ Instead, she moved to Boston, where she worked as a waitress and put herself through school.
▪ Some said Pops sent his Social Security checks to his daughter to put his grandchildren through college.
▪ The boys were to be sent by their father, but he was able to put just one through school.
▪ There were stories of people putting themselves through college by working during the day and studying at night.
university-educated/well-educated/privately-educated etc
work your way through school/college/university etc
▪ He worked his way through college, performing menial tasks in exchange for reduced tuition.
▪ Both my sisters are at university.
▪ In 1986 32% of Saudi Arabian university professors were women.
▪ She wants to go to university to study biology.
▪ the University of Chicago
▪ Baker also plans schemes that help industry to exploit technologies developed by universities.
▪ For instance, many colleges, universities and government agencies store on-line information using a system called gopher.
▪ In the hospital and in the university, I watched the dying and the dead.
▪ Most universities have some review committee that requires a statement from the researcher that adequate protection will be guaranteed for all respondents.
▪ Of the 34 universities contacted only 17 were able to supply the appropriate information requested.
▪ The allegations were confirmed in an internal university audit dated May 1996, according to a Wall Street Journal story last year.
▪ The first one was written by a university senior applying for a graduate trainee position with a bank.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

University \U`ni*ver"si*ty\, n.; pl. Universities. [OE. universite, L. universitas all together, the whole, the universe, a number of persons associated into one body, a society, corporation, fr. universus all together, universal: cf. F. universit['e]. See Universe.]

  1. The universe; the whole. [Obs.]
    --Dr. H. More.

  2. An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property. [Obs.]

    The universities, or corporate bodies, at Rome were very numerous. There were corporations of bakers, farmers of the revenue, scribes, and others.
    --Eng. Cyc.

  3. An institution organized and incorporated for the purpose of imparting instruction, examining students, and otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology, law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without having any college connected with it, or it may consist of but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of colleges established in any place, with professors for instructing students in the sciences and other branches of learning. In modern usage, a university is expected to have both an undergraduate division, granting bachelor's degrees, and a graduate division, granting master's or doctoral degrees, but there are some exceptions. In addition, a modern university typically also supports research by its faculty

    The present universities of Europe were, originally, the greater part of them, ecclesiastical corporations, instituted for the education of churchmen . . . What was taught in the greater part of those universities was suitable to the end of their institutions, either theology or something that was merely preparatory to theology.
    --A. Smith.

    Note: From the Roman words universitas, collegium, corpus, are derived the terms university, college, and corporation, of modern languages; and though these words have obtained modified significations in modern times, so as to be indifferently applicable to the same things, they all agree in retaining the fundamental signification of the terms, whatever may have been added to them. There is now no university, college, or corporation, which is not a juristical person in the sense above explained [see def. 2, above]; wherever these words are applied to any association of persons not stamped with this mark, it is an abuse of terms.
    --Eng. Cyc.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "institution of higher learning," also "body of persons constituting a university," from Anglo-French université, Old French universite "universality; academic community" (13c.), from Medieval Latin universitatem (nominative universitas), "the whole, aggregate," in Late Latin "corporation, society," from universus "whole, entire" (see universe). In the academic sense, a shortening of universitas magistrorum et scholarium "community of masters and scholars;" superseded studium as the word for this. The Latin word also is the source of Spanish universidad, German universität, Russian universitetŭ, etc.


n. Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.

  1. n. the body of faculty and students at a university

  2. establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

  3. a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees

University, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000): 30736
Housing Units (2000): 15494
Land area (2000): 3.870401 sq. miles (10.024292 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.011633 sq. miles (0.030129 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.882034 sq. miles (10.054421 sq. km)
FIPS code: 73163
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 28.069644 N, 82.437091 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
University, FL
University (The Sopranos)

"University" is the thirty-second episode of the HBO original series The Sopranos and the sixth of the show's third season. The teleplay was written by Terence Winter and Salvatore J. Stabile from a story idea by David Chase, Terence Winter, Todd A. Kessler, Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess. It was directed by Allen Coulter and originally aired on April 1, 2001.

University (disambiguation)

University may refer to:

  • University, an institution of higher education

A university (, "a whole", "a corporation") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which grants academic degrees in various subjects. Universities typically provide undergraduate education and postgraduate education. The word "university" is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which roughly means "community of teachers and scholars."

University (constituency)

University is one of the 15 constituencies in the Central & Western District of Hong Kong. It has been represented since 1994 by Stephen Chan Chit-kwai in the Central & Western District Council.

The constituency is loosely based on the area around its namesake University of Hong Kong's Main Campus in Mid-Levels, with an estimated population of 18,535.

University (film)

University is a 2002 Tamil romance film directed by Praghadish starring Jeevan and Gajala. Jeevan made his debut with this film. University failed to make a mark at the box office.

University (CTrain)

University is a stop on the Northwest Line (Route 201) of the CTrain light rail system in Calgary, Alberta.

The station opened on September 7, 1987 as part of the original Northwest line. The station is located in the median of Crowchild Trail, just north of 24 Avenue NW and east of the University of Calgary grounds. This was the terminus of the Northwest Line of the CTrain system from opening until August 30, 1990 particularly as the Olympic Village was at the University.

The station is connected by bridges to both sides of Crowchild Trail, and two sets of stairs and an elevator provide access to the platform. In addition to the University of Calgary, the station also serves the neighbourhoods of Banff Trail and Charleswood. It is one of the busiest stations on the line, experiencing a high volume of traffic from students at the University of Calgary, and nearby William Aberhart High School.

As part of Calgary Transit plan to operate 4-car CTrains by the end of 2014, all 3-car platforms are being extended. Construction on the platform extension at University Station was completed in December 2013.

In 2005, the station registered an average of 8,200 boardings per weekday.

In 2007, the station registered an average of 16,100 boardings per weekday.

University (Metro Rail)

University (formerly South Campus until September 1, 2003) is a Buffalo Metro Rail station located near the intersection of Main Street and Niagara Falls Boulevard on the University at Buffalo South Campus. It is a major transfer point between Metro Rail and many city and suburban bus routes and offers a unique "Kiss and Ride" facility on the top level, above the ticket mezzazine. This allows drivers of automobiles a separate area to drop off passengers, so they do not add to the traffic congestion from buses at the station during rush-hour periods and a large park-and-ride facility directly to the east of the station. Since University Station serves as a terminal, immediately south is a double crossover. From May 20, 1985 to November 10, 1986, due to construction issues at LaSalle Station, Amherst Street Station served as the northern terminus. Since November 10, 1986, University Station serves as the northern terminus.

University (album)

University is the 1995 album by the American alternative rock band Throwing Muses, released on Sire Records and Reprise Records in the USA, and on 4AD elsewhere. It features the single " Bright Yellow Gun", the band's first national hit. The album's radio exposure led to feature articles in Rolling Stone and other major music magazines.

The album was recorded in the fall of 1993, right before lead Muse Kristin Hersh recorded her first solo album, Hips and Makers. 4AD founder and president Ivo Watts-Russell convinced Hersh to release the solo album first, in early 1994. This led to this album being delayed until 1995.

Despite all the positive notices and exposure for the album, sales were disappointingly low, and the band was dropped from Sire's roster, ending the Muses' major label years. The band has continued sporadically ever since, releasing two more albums on the independent 4AD, one in 1996 and one in 2003, before releasing 2013's Purgatory/Paradise on their own label.

Usage examples of "university".

Association of University Lecturers, under the tight leadership of old Nazi hands, was given a decisive role in selecting who was to teach and to see that what they taught was in accordance with Nazi theories.

A forest overspread the northern side of the Seine, but on the south, the ground, which now bears the name of the University, was insensibly covered with houses, and adorned with a palace and amphitheatre, baths, an aqueduct, and a field of Mars for the exercise of the Roman troops.

It was pretty much what the microphone had been picking up from the start: the inconsequential prattle of a couple in the privacy of their own apartment, as apposed to intelligence secrets, which SNIPER collected at the university or his government offices.

I had tried cautiously to find information on such an archive at the university library at home just before our departure, but without success.

University, despite his twenty-eight years of assiduous service, would not accord him the smallest pension.

There is not a great deal of hope for assimilationist policies to be found in the professional Mexican-American leadership that thrives in government, journalism and the universities.

Cohn, Roy, 156 Cold war, 46-47, 67-68, 102, 107-8, 139, 170: see also Soviet Union Colson, Charles, 208 Columbia University, 8, 10, 32, 33, 42, 45-49, 50, 52, 55, 97, 99, 100, 127, 139-40, 148, 160-61, 221 Columbus, Christopher, 142-43 Commentary, 79-80, 88, 118-19, 120, 127, 136, 141-46, 151, 160, 162-63, 164, 169-70, 172, 175, 176, 181-82, 194-95, 205, 222, 231 Communism, 73-78, 82-89, 142, 144, 168, 224: see also Marxism Americanization of, 76 anti-, 101-6 in mainstream politics, 180-81 Roosevelt and, 73-74 utopianism and, 178 Vietnam and, 172, 173, 174 WW II and, 83-89, 90, 92 Congress for Cultural Freedom, 104 Constitution, U.

The tiny white van, holding back in case the apprentice should turn and see them, proceeded at a safe distance, following the quarry past the school and the new flats until they reached the University gate.

Cyan Gem, the middle sisters, had earned honors in science at Newmarch University and won research assistantships at the core-star observatory, studying the newly emergent planetics.

God knew the congregation was more attentive by far than his university students usually were.

Professor Helman at the university is working on a bacteriophage which could provide the answer.

Bean sleeping bag 4,000 feet up in a frosty meadow thirty miles south of Lake Tahoe wrapped around a skinny naked thirty-something beardy professor of mathematics from a fairly undistinguished new university who has always been a hell of a lot luckier at cards than at love?

Mac was impressed with the bespectacled lieutenant, who had recently graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in advanced mathematics.

He was eating early dinner in the University cafeteria with a bedraggled, bespectacled brunette from the laboratory.

University Chapel, she was attired in a scandalous Bloomer outfit, on her hands and knees in a barren, slate-floored room, chalking diagrams she had a notion her old minister would have considered blasphemous on the floor.