student noun

ADJ. brilliant, good one of the best students the college has ever had | college, school, university | full-time, part-time | first-year, second-year, etc. | graduate, postgraduate, research | doctoral, MA, etc. | mature He studied metallurgy as a mature student, having spent ten years working in a foundry. | overseas | engineering, history, law, medical, etc.

STUDENT + NOUN nurse, teacher | numbers, population Student numbers at the college have increased by 25 per cent. | days She travelled a lot in her student days. | life thoroughly enjoying student life | grant, loan She had to take out a student loan to help her through college. | accommodation, dormitory | demonstration, protest, unrest taking part in a student demonstration

PREP. as a ~ She first went to London as a student.