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    #1

    go to university

    Hello!

    I go to school at 9 o'clock.
    I go to university at 9 o'clock. / I go to the university at 9 o'clock.

    Is the article "the" necessary ?

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    Re: go to university

    No, but it changes the meaning to pre-suppose that the listener can correctly identify which university you usually attend.

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    #3

    Re: go to university

    In AmE, "the" is needed.

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