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Location and ArchitectureEdit
The Academy was a self-contained city annexed to the Capitol. It covered twenty-eight miles of Gallifrey's surface.
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During Romana II's presidency, she changed the laws to allow human, Monan, Nekkistani, Yevnon and Sunari students study at the Academy. (AUDIO: Insurgency) It was during this time that the Academy was damaged by a terrorist attack, (AUDIO: Imperiatrix) and then the Gallifreyan Civil War. (AUDIO: Fractures,Warfare)
According to the Tenth Doctor, children "were taken from their families at the age of eight" to begin their instruction. Part of the initiation into the academy involved looking into the Untempered Schism. (TV: The Sound of Drums) A selection of the applicants was provided. (TV: Listen)
At the induction ceremony for the Academy all Time Lords said:
- "I swear to protect the ancient Law of Gallifrey with all my might and brain. I will to the end of my days, with justice and with honour temper my actions and my thoughts." (HOMEVID: Shada)
Subjects Editbotany, (PROSE: Wooden Heart) thermodynamics, (TV: Time and the Rani) cybernetics, (TV: Destiny of the Daleks, The Armageddon Factor) cosmic science, (TV: Terror of the Autons) Veteran and Vintage Vehicles (TV: The Pirate Planet) and Gallifreyan flutterwings. (TV: The Pirate Planet)
When a Gallifreyan had been granted the rank of Junior Time Lord in the Time Lord Academy, they received their symbiotic nuclei. (PROSE: Interference - Book One) To graduate they were tested, with a pass rate of 51% (such as that achieved by the Doctor), up to a "Triple First" grade (like Romana I), and could take the test more than once if necessary, with the result being confidential. (TV: The Ribos Operation)
Chapters and classes Edit
There were six Chapterhouses within the Time Lord Academy, (PROSE: The Ancestor Cell) the Arcalian Chapter, Patrex Chapter, Prydonian Chapter, (TV: The Deadly Assassin) Cerulean Chapter, Dromeian Chapter (PROSE: Lungbarrow) and Scendeles Chapter. (PROSE: The Ancestor Cell)
The Doctor's class Edit
The Doctor belonged to the Prydonian Chapter. (TV: The Deadly Assassin et al.) His class at the Academy had 26 members. Three of them prematurely retired injured and two were dead by the Doctor's seventh incarnation. (PROSE: Lungbarrow) At the Academy, a group of students, called the Deca, named themselves Theta Sigma (the Doctor), Koschei (the Master), Mortimus (the Monk), Ushas (the Rani) and Magnus (the War Chief). (PROSE: Divided Loyalties) Tebediatroculozan attended the Academy at the same time as the Doctor. (PROSE: Seven Deadly Sins)