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    working of a university

    I spent some time in a university and learnt different things. What I learnt, I tried to express those learnings in the following paragraph. Could you please check the grammatical mistakes in the following paragraph to improve it further?

    On March 22nd, I joined XYZ university and on April 15th work-from-home was implemented. Between this period, I got the chance to visit different areas of the university campus and met several key people. All were professional as well as cordial. I am now in position to tell anybody where particular faculty sits and where his or her office is or where a particular building is situated within a campus. I am now well familiar with the area of the campus. Further, online induction program was organized that helped me to learn the vision of the university and also I got the insight of working of different departments in terms of their way of working and what the hierarchy of that department was.
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    Re: working of a university

    Quote Originally Posted by rajan View Post
    I spent some time in a at university and learnt different things. Of course you learnt "different things". That's what university is for!

    What I learnt, I have tried to express write about those learnings some of the things I learnt in the following paragraph. Could you please check the it for grammatical mistakes? in the following paragraph to improve it further?

    On March 22nd, I joined XYZ university and on April 15th the work-from-home rule was implemented brought in. Between this period those dates, I got the chance to visit different areas of the university campus and met to meet several key people.

    All of them were professional as well as and cordial. It's more natural to say "friendly".

    I am now in a position to tell anybody where any particular faculty member sits, and where his or her office is, or where a particular building is situated within a on the campus.

    I am now well very familiar with the area of the campus.

    Furthermore, I attended an online induction program was organized that helped me to learn about the vision of the university. and also I also got the an insight of into working of different departments in terms of their way of working and what their hierarchy. of that department was.
    Note my corrections above.

    I'm confused. Were you a student at the university or an employee? You have a habit of making your sentences far too long, and using "and" and "also" too often. While you're still learning, try to write shorter sentences.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: working of a university

    I am an employee at the university. I am sorry if any of my posts gives you an impression that I am a student at the university.

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    Re: working of a university

    To make that clear, you could have started with something like "I spent some time working at a university".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: working of a university

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    To make that clear, you could have started with something like "I spent some time working at a university".
    Yes, Rajan, especially since you start by saying you learned things. That's what students do — at least sometimes!
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: working of a university

    Learnt different things
    How about learnt a lot about the workings of it?

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