No. Profiles on the Blender Network are only for professionals that use Blender. Academic accounts are thought for professors, researchers and similar professionals. Nonetheless students can join the Blender Network becoming a Blender Foundation Certified Trainer or if they administer a page on behalf of their university with an explicit permission by a legal representative of the institute.
The academic account is not thought for students. The Blender Network is only for professionals dealing with Blender at a proficient level. If you think you fulfill the requirements for an academic account without being a researcher or a professor, let us know via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).