Princess Eugenie starts uni!

Princess Eugenie started her first day at Newcastle University - with bodyguard in tow

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Princess Eugenie started her first day at Newcastle University - with bodyguard in tow

Princess Eugenie has started studying at Newcastle University and was doing her best to blend in with her fellow students on her first day.

The Queen's granddaughter was dressed in a casual grey cardigan, black jersey dress and comfortable Converse trainers.

But Princess Eugenie, 19, also has one essential item that most students could only dream of possessing - an armed bodyguard!

The princess is studying a three-year combined degree in English, History of Art and Politics.

Like the majority of undergraduates, she will be living on campus in £96-a-week accommodation and sharing a kitchen and lounge with other students.

But unlike her university peers, she will be guarded 24-hours-a-day by a team of Metropolitan Police bodyguards.

The guards will be accompanying Eugenie to lectures and - we're guessing - on those infamous university pub crawls!

Princess Eugenie has just completed a gap year travelling round Australia, South Africa, Cambodia and Thailand, where she was snapped sunbathing topless.

The sixth-in-line to the throne has a party-loving reputation; while she was studying at the £23,000-a-year Marlborough College, she was reprimanded for indulging in 'naked high jinks'.

We're sure she'll fit right in at uni!


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