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    Default sentences be checked

    "I study in the ***** university as an undergraduate" or "I study as an undergraduate in the ***** university"
    Which one of both is correct?

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    Default Re: sentences be checked

    In statements like these, the present continuous I am studying is preferable to the simple present. With that amendment, there is nothing to choose between your two sentences. They are fine.

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    Default Re: sentences be checked

    In BrE, we would say that you study at + name of university. In addition, we don't usually put "the" before the name of the university unless the name uses the form "The University of East Anglia". For institutions such as Oxford University, Leeds University, Manchester University, etc, no article is needed.

    I am studying biology at Manchester University.
    I am an undergraduate at Leeds University.
    I am studying politics at The University of East Anglia.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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