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    yi-ing is offline Senior Member
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    I go to a college.

    My sentence:
    It is true that online courses are becoming a common feature of university education.

    I can' figure it out why we are not allowed to put article "a" in such examples?

    It is true that online courses are becoming a common feature of a university education.

    I go to a college.

    I used to go a university.

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    bhaisahab is offline Moderator
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    Re: I go to a college.

    You are allowed to use it. It might suggest something slightly different, however. You can also drop it in your other two examples. I think they would be more natural without the article.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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