This is where each member of the royal family went to uni

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  • The first term of university is nearing, and you’re either packing your bags and getting ready to head off or you’re simply reminiscing about your freshers year. Living in halls with a bunch of strangers, spending a fortune on Amazon book deliveries and deciding to join the fencing team because why the hell not.

    Ahh, the fun of it all.

    But do you ever wonder where each member of the royal family decided to get a degree? Did they all go? And did they spend every Wednesday night at Vodka Revs?

    Erm, probably not.

    We know what the royals got in their GCSEs and A-levels – but where did they go to university?

    Prince William

    After leaving school with 12 GCSEs and 3 A-levels, William took a gap year and spent time in Chile and Africa. He then started at the University of St Andrews, where he initially studied History of Art before changing subjects to Geography two years later.

    Kate Middleton

    The Duchess of Cambridge also studied History of Art at the University of St Andrews, which is where she met William.

    Prince Harry

    Harry decided not to follow in his brother’s footsteps and didn’t attend university. Instead, he joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as an Office Cadet.

    Meghan Markle

    Meghan enrolled at Northwestern University in Illinois, United States with a double major in Theatre and International Relations.

    Prince Charles

    Charles became the first heir apparent to get a degree after studying at Cambridge University. He initially studied Archaeology and Anthropology, before switching to a History degree and leaving with a 2:2.

    The Queen

    Queen Elizabeth II was educated privately, and while she didn’t attend university she was taught by scholars at Eton College and the Archbishop of Canterbury. Fancy.

    Princess Eugenie

    Eugenie studied a joint degree in English Literature, History of Art and Politics at Newcastle University and graduated in 2012 with a 2:1.

    Princess Beatrice

    Beatrice chose to study History and the History of Ideas at Goldsmiths College and graduated in 2011 with a 2:1.

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