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EDUCATION

School

  • nursery / primary / secondary school / education
  • state school / private school
  • boarding school
  • all girls / all boys school
  • to go to / attend school
  • the curriculum
  • extra-curricular activities
  • school trips
  • to sit / do / take an exam
  • to resit / retake an exam
  • to revise (for an exam)
  • to pass / to fail an exam
  • to get exam results
  • to get qualifications / to be qualified
  • to leave school / a school-leaver
  • to drop out of school / to be a dropout
  • to study for [a qualification / an exam]
  • to be academic / to be an all-rounder

University

  • tertiary / higher education
  • colleges of higher education / technical colleges / universities
  • to apply for a course
  • to do a course in [subject]
  • student accommodation
  • student body
  • an undergraduate
  • a graduation ceremony
  • to get a university degree / a Masters / a Doctorate (Phd)
  • to graduate from university / to graduate in [subject]
  • a university graduate
  • a postgraduate student / course
  • to do a postgraduate course / a Masters / a PhD (Doctorate)
  • to be a qualified [job title]
  • to qualify in [subject]
  • to take a gap year
  • to drop out of university

Useful Expressions

  • I am planning to study overseas in (country e.g. Australia)
  • I would like to apply to study (course e.g. Sports Science)
  • I would like to apply for a (degree type e.g. Masters in XX)
  • I would like to study at (University e.g. Melbourne University)
  • The course requirements are…