University or university?

If you're talking about the University of Ottawa, University is always uppercase, even if standing alone; the same applies when you shorten the name of other universities in a text:

The University of Calgary has a large campus. The University also boasts state-of-the-art chemistry laboratories.

Use lowercase "u" when university is simply a common noun:

The university setting can be intimidating for first-year students.

and when you pluralize it before a series of specific institution names:

The event attracted representatives from the universities of Calgary, Ottawa, Windsor and Toronto.
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