Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
late 14c., from Old French estudient "one who is studying," from Medieval Latin studiare "to study," from Latin studium (see study). Student-teacher is attested from 1907.
A newly addicted and still lightly addicted drug user: On a quarter grain a week a man was still a student (1930s+ Narcotics)
D.G. Bobrow 1964. Early query system. Sammet 1969, p.664.