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    Obtain a degree from / at?

    Which preposition is correct or are both correct? Is there a difference?

    I obtained a BA from / at university of London.

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    #2

    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    'from' is preferable.

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    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    Which preposition is correct or are both correct? Is there a difference?

    I obtained a BA from/at University of London.

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    Should 'the' be added before 'University of London"?

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    #5

    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    No.

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    #6

    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    'the University of York'── quoted from http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...ish/university

    Why 'the' can be used before 'University of York' but not before 'University of London'?

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    #7

    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    It can be used. You asked if it should be used. There is no obligation to do so in the context of the OP's sentence.

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    #8

    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No.
    I wrongly took it to mean 'No, it should not be used because it is wrong.'

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    Re: Obtain a degree from / at?

    I would use the University of London in that sentence.

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