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The period of the year during which students attend school or university, usually reckoned from the beginning of the autumn term to the end of the summer term.
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- ‘The Wife's son, Gregory, had been enrolled at York University during the last academic year.’
- ‘They are timed to fit most appropriately with your child's education, so could be held at any time during the academic year.’
- ‘With only three weeks until the academic year begins, some teacher training colleges are less than half full.’
- ‘Volunteer mentors and mentees with similar goals would be paired for an academic year.’
- ‘At the start of the academic year, student teams are assigned disease states to map.’
- ‘Writing in the summer, he devotes the academic year primarily to teaching and service.’
- ‘BBC News Online will catch up with the Sussex University students again at the end of the academic year.’
- ‘It's unlikely you'll find out your re-mark grade before the beginning of the academic year in September.’
- ‘The academic year began in autumn 2001 with warnings of an exodus of teachers from the classroom.’
- ‘The university has an exciting academic year ahead of it, with a range of innovative projects and new courses on offer for students.’
- ‘Universities are loathe to delay the academic year's start and schools don't believe exams could be taken earlier.’
- ‘Over the course of the last academic year up to 16 students participated in the programme.’
- ‘The change has been made as the school starts the new academic year as a specialist sports college.’
- ‘Geoffroy also will speak about the academic year ahead and his goals for the university.’
- ‘The new academic year will also be a tense year for teachers and students.’
- ‘The campus was full with students beginning their academic years.’
- ‘The beginning of the academic year is an opportune time to reflect on education and its role in society.’
- ‘A few schools are realizing the significant limitations of having only six academic years to educate a pharmacy student.’
- ‘Bloom had agreed to continue to perform his duties until the end of the current academic year, the university said.’
- ‘If they fail to pay within the next six weeks they will be absented from university for the full academic year.’
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