Prince William is set to live away from Kate Middleton and Prince George has he heads back to university next week. Get all the details...
The Duke of Cambridge is heading back to university this week, as he takes up a 10-week course as a full-time student.
Returning to his and Kate Middleton’s beloved Cambridge, Prince William will study agricultural management at Cambridge University.
And it’s set to be tough.
After retiring form his military post with the RAF to spend more time with the Duchess of Cambridge and their first born, Prince George, Wills is said to be ‘very much looking forward’ to this next challenge.
A Kensington Palace spokesman said: ‘The executive education programme of seminars, lectures and meetings will draw on the strengths of academics across the university.
‘The course has been designed to help provide the duke with an understanding of contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the UK.’
The intense Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL) is set to prepare William for the future, as he’ll inherit a portfolio of land, including Duchy Home Farm in Tetbury, property and investments when Prince Charles becomes king.
His schedule will include 18 to 20 hours of lectures, seminars and meetings a week, as well as essays and field trips. With this, Wills is also expected to live in Cambridge for some of the time during the course, which he is funding privately.
With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s royal duties taking shape for 2014, the couple are expected to visit New Zealand and Australia in April, once Wills has completed his uni course.