The exception to this general norm is the use of the terms 'f Resher', 'f Reshman', or simply 'f Resh' to describe first year residents at the University of Sydney residential colleges.The first year students who go to university starting their bachelor are called "generatiestudenten" (in Dutch).
While the term "rus" nor "rustur" have official status, the term "rusvejleder" usually does, as some faculties educate them for next year's new students.
At some Danish secondary education institutions (gymnasium), first year pupils are called "putter" (singular "put" or "putte").
This is the official way of referring to first-year students.
In Dutch-Belgium (officially known as Flanders) students choose to become a member in a 'studentenclub'.
In Brazil, students that pass the vestibulares and begin studying in a college or university are called "calouros" or more informally "bixos" ("bixetes" for girls), an alternate spelling of "bicho", which means "animal".
Calouros are often subject to hazing, which is known as "trote" (lit. The first known hazing episode in Brazil happened 1831 at the Law School of Olinda and resulted in the death of a student.
During the two first week of classes, 2nd students are "mechoneando" 1st students.
They take their shoes and "mechones" have to collect money to get it back.
In their first year of membership the male students are called 'schachten' and the female students are called 'porren'.
They are inferior to other members, and often tasked with all the dirty jobs. They keep this title during the entire academic year, until the 'ontgroening', when they become a full member of the club.
In the Gulf Council countries (GCC), a freshman is called Mustajid (مُستجد), which means one who is new to something.