A student's first year of university or college can be an exciting time, but also an intense time of transition. There's a new campus to get used to, friends to make, passions to discover, and even new words to learn.
The first degree awarding college was founded in 859 a.d. ... so the higher education system has loads of terms that are used to describe its workings. Knowing these words before your first day will give you a leg up in navigating this new world.
Whatever your field of study, these are the words you'll encounter during your first year at college.