Definitions for "Summer school"
an academic session during the summer; usually for remedial or supplementary study
A six-week period during which a selection of courses is taught and assessed. You may take a Summer School course to progress through your programme quickly, or compensate for a poor performance in a previous semester, or to spread a heavy workload.
some courses or units require students to attend lectures or other University activities during the long summer vacation. For administrative purposes, this period is referred to as semester 3.
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