Academic Life Slangs By Country

  • Uni - University


  • Libes - Library


  • Fresher - First year student


  • Mate - University friend


  • Pull an all-nighter - Staying up late the night before an exam in order to do last minute studying or to write a paper that's due the next day


  • Ace - Excellent grade


  • Cram for an exam - Study a lot of information in a short period of time


  • FYI - "for your information"


  • RA - Residence assitant in a campus dor


  • Res - student residence at a university or college


  • Couler un examen - Failing an exam


  • couler - échouer un cours ou un examen


  • Take a sickie - To take a day off work/school


  • Course - University program


  • Wag - To skip class


  • La cité U - University residences


  • La cité U - University residences


  • Le CROUS - Financial aid services


  • Sécher un cours - To skip class


  • Piger - To understand, to get it


  • Chouchou - Teacher's pet


  • Bûcher/potasser - To study hard