The Duchess of Cambridge attended the University of St. Andrews along with her now-husband Prince William – and it transpires that she co-founded an alcohol society when she was there!
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According to a piece by The Guardian, Kate Middleton headed up a brand new, all-girls club dedicated to alcohol. The reports suggest that she was inspired to do so once she found out that there were all-male societies on the topic.
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So, it turns out that you may just share a hobby with our future Queen, and that’s enjoying a tipple or two!
Of course, the Duchess’ studies weren’t all fun, games and drinks as it’s also reported that she regularly went for runs and swims to keep up her athletic prowess. The royal also must have dedicated a considerable amout of time and energy to studying because she graduated with a 2:1 in History of Art.
The Duchess started her own alcohol society
Her Scottish university is where she first met Prince Charles’ son Prince William, and they began their romance. The pair met while living together at halls and then went on to flat share the following year.
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Giving an insight into their courting days, Kate told ABC News: “He did cook for me quite a bit at university, and he would always come with a bit of angst and a bit of anger if something had gone wrong and I would have to wander in and save something that was going.”
Kate attended the University of St. Andrews
William continued the story: “When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners, and what would happen is I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation… so I was quite glad she was there at the time.”
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