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Does "university" need a capital U in personal statements when talking about it generally?
HELPPP
No, I don’t think so. It would if you were saying like name of the university, but just generally ‘I would like to go to university and study’ etc wouldn’t need a capital
Original post by affected-transpl
Does "university" need a capital U in personal statements when talking about it generally?
HELPPP

University isn’t a proper noun and shouldn’t be capitalised.

A specific university (eg Oxford University) is a proper noun and should be capitalised. It’s worth checking on a university website if you plan to do this - the official name of the university might not be the same as you use informally.
(edited 7 months ago)

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