Something that is academic is related to school. Your parents might want to spend less time playing video games and more time focusing on academic pursuits. The noun academic refers to a professor or scholar.
As a noun or an adjective, academic relates to book learning and not always in a good way. An academic discussion back in Plato’s Academy was probably something better than what it has more recently come to mean: a discussion that’s academic has no place in the real world; it’s not practical. An academic might have a PhD in Robotics but not know how to work the TV. It doesn’t have to mean stuffy, though, just related to college — like when you need an academic gown for graduation.
The recommendation of the Selection Committee shall be presented to the Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee for final approval.
Academic Research Misconduct will be handled following the same policies as the handling of academic dishonesty, with the research supervisor reporting acts of research misconduct as described for instructors reporting academic dishonesty.
The following information is common to official academic transcripts:
An Official Academic Transcript is a document produced and certified by your prior institution that provides a complete and unaltered list of all the study you have completed with them.
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Academic probation refers to low-performing students having to prove themselves academically in order to continue studying at a particular school. Part of the probationary process involves a reduced course load to allow a student to spend more time on each course. If a student fails to boost their grades or meet standards, they may be suspended or expelled.
In the earlier history of universities, both the junior and senior members of a college were known as “scholars,” but later “scholar” was restricted to those members of the foundation still in statu pupillari (not having attained a master’s degree).
Fellow, by origin a partner or associate, hence a companion, comrade, or mate. The Old English féolage meant “a partner in a business.” The word was, therefore, the natural equivalent for socius, a member of the foundation of an incorporated college, such as Eton, or a college at a university.