How can you add a university?

There seems to be no option for adding a university. Under amenities you can see school and kindergarten but there is no option. University should be an option under amenities according to the wiki:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_features#Education

asked 27 Aug '12, 16:14

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You can create or edit your own tag so pick amenity=school and by clicking on advantced tab in Potlatch2 you can edit it to amenity=university, when doing this use lower case and use underscore instead of a space if you need to, like this amenity=two_words. Here's one you can look at in Cambridge. http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.204141&lon=0.116259&zoom=18&layers=M alt text

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answered 28 Aug '12, 06:23

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edited 28 Aug '12, 06:40

Have a look at the question more-symbols-in-potlatch

The icons available in Potlatch2 are just a subset of all possibilities for objects in the OSM database.

You can enter objects that are not present in the Potlatch presets when you enter the advanced mode there, and type in the key and value for each object.

The MapFeature page in the OSM wiki is a good source for that.

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answered 27 Aug '12, 17:20

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