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Prince William Going Back to School in 2014, Studying Agricultural Management at Cambridge University

Celebrity News Dec. 30, 2013 AT 10:20AM
Prince William on December 4, 2013 in London, England Prince William is set to study agricultural management at Cambridge University for 10 weeks in 2014, Kensington Palace announced Credit: Karwai Tang/

Meet the newest, most famous student at Cambridge University! Prince William is set to go back to school for 10 weeks in 2014, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, Dec. 30.

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The Duke of Cambridge, 31, has enrolled as a full-time student in a bespoke program in agricultural management at Cambridge University, organized by the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership. According to a statement released by the Palace, the so-called "executive education program" begins in early January and runs until mid-March. 

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During this time, Prince George's dad will attend seminars, lectures, and meetings designed to "help provide the Duke with an understanding of contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the United Kingdom." All told, he'll have 18 to 20 hours of lectures per week. A dorm room will be available should he need to stay the night.

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The Duke is also considering a number of options for public service. Earlier this year, in September, he completed his run with the Royal Air Force, after more than seven years of full-time military service.

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