Definition of at university in US English:

at university


  • Studying at a university.

    • ‘If, on the other hand, you are a young student starting out at university, you may have different needs.’
    • ‘Her younger sister was at university studying biomedical sciences and the family was very short of funds.’
    • ‘Before you ask, I haven't used a pen to write anything creative with since I was at university.’
    • ‘During the week, mother and son look after each other while Jess is away at university in Huddersfield.’
    • ‘His mother is a teacher and one of his elder sisters is at university.’
    • ‘Melanie lived at home while at university and met a former boyfriend while studying at Bath.’
    • ‘So I'm so much further forward than I've been in the past when I was at university.’
    • ‘Kim's alleged second victim was at university in South Korea and came to Britain to study English.’
    • ‘Sara, an external financing officer for Chorley Council, met her husband at university.’
    • ‘And even when she is at university, Stella is determined that Edie will not suffer.’
    college, academy, educational establishment, educational institution, institute, varsity
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