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A university was a school of higher learning.

The First Doctor once briefly stayed Sedgwick College at the University of Cambridge, delivering lectures. (AUDIO: Entanglement) In an alternate timeline in which he spent three months on Urbinia, the Doctor was employed at Kiria City's university as a professor of alchemy. (AUDIO: Daughter of the Gods)

Following events at the Buddhist meditation centre in rural England during the 1970s, which came under investigation due to Lupton's unnatural practices, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart planned to use his influence to get Tommy a place at university. (PROSE: Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders)

The researchers at King Henry's University in London were sometimes used by UNIT, who also screened the top students for selection. Petronella Osgood and Jay Roy studied there. (AUDIO: Power Cell)

Liz Shaw and Jean Baisemore studied at the University of Cambridge. (AUDIO: The Blue Tooth)

Joseph Serf graduated from Harvard University in 1993. (TV: The Man Who Never Was) Tarak Ital also studied at Harvard. (TV: The Waters of Mars)

In the late 2010s, Adelaide Brooke received her graduate degree from Rice University. (TV: The Waters of Mars)

On 23 February 1973, Doctor Albert Gilroy finished work on his first artificial intelligence, Isley, in the computer lab of the University of Michigan. (PROSE: Nuclear Time)

The University of Minnesota was Dr Pam Cutler's alma mater, where she conducted her research on paleomagnetism. (PROSE: Iceberg)

Bernice Summerfield held the Edward Watkinson chair of Archaeology at Garland College, which was part of St Oscar's University. (PROSE: The Dying Days)

The Twelfth Doctor lectured at St Luke's University during the 2010s. Around the same time, Bill Potts served chips there. (TV: The Pilot)

Professor Yana noted that there hadn't been a university for over a century, by the year 100000000000000. (TV: Utopia)