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academic record


Definition: A file containing academic information about each student at an educational institution. It may include information such as a student’s program of study, transfer credits awarded, names of credit and non-credit courses completed, course grades and grade point average, repeated courses, prior learning assessment, disciplinary actions, and appeals, as well as information about work terms/industrial placement, thesis, and research.The official document or record of a student’s enrolment, progress, and achievement within an educational institution. It identifies courses taken (title and course number), credits and grades achieved, and credentials earned. It may include information about work terms/industrial placement, thesis and research, and the final award conferred.

dossier scolaire


Définition: Document contenant les renseignements relatifs à la scolarité d’une étudiante ou un étudiant dans un établissement d’enseignement. On y indique le programme d’études, les transferts de crédits accordés, les titres des cours suivis, crédités et non crédités, les notes obtenues et la moyenne générale, les cours repris, l’évaluation des acquis, les mesures disciplinaires et les appels ainsi que les renseignements relatifs aux périodes de travail ou aux stages dans l’industrie, aux thèses ou aux travaux de recherche.