So, in this context it is impossible to tell one from the other
What is the difference between סטודנט and תלמיד?
Generally a college or university student would be called סטודנט, and a grade school or high school student is תלמיד.
The real Hebrew word is תלמיד, but some places preferred the English version (has more prestige? )
המערב שולט עכשיו !