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    Default Further my studies

    Good afternoon,

    which of these sencences, if any, are correctly written,?

    1) My determination to further my studies in Oxford University
    2) My determination to further my studies at Oxford University

    1) The determination I showed to further my studies in Oxford University
    2) The determination I showed to further my studies at Oxford University

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    Default Re: Further my studies

    They are not sentences as they lack a main verb and full stops.

    Your question appears to be 'Do we say "at university" or "in university"?'

    Use 'at' in the phrases you have quoted.

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    Default Re: Further my studies

    Thank you Rover and sorry for my mistake.

    I also thought that "at University" was the best form, but I didn't found any result on Google thus I have some doubts.

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    Default Re: Further my studies

    Quote Originally Posted by inggestionale View Post
    Thank you Rover and sorry for my mistake.

    I also thought that "at University" was the best form, but I didn't found any result on Google thus I have some doubts.
    You didn't get any results when you Googled "at university"? How odd - I just Googled it and got 3,850,000,000 results.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Further my studies

    I've just got 56,900,000 hits for "at university"
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Further my studies

    Could there be a slight difference in emphasis between furthering your studies "in" vs "at" where:

    1. - "in" may refer to furthering studies currently in progress in Oxford whereas
    2. - furthering your studies "at" Oxford could mean that you were currently studying elsewhere and would move and further your studies at Oxford

    Just a thought.... I'm not sure.
    R21

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    I wouldn't use "in university" at all in BrE when talking about education.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I wouldn't use "in university" at all in BrE when talking about education.
    Nor would I.
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