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Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met staff, students and members of the community on Wednesday 28 November as they visited the University to recognise our work in the local community and acknowledge our close relationship with Leicester City Football Club.
Highlights of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s visit to the University of Leicester on Wednesday 28 November.
Students from the crowd share their experiences of the royal visit. Their Royal Highnesses spent time meeting staff and students and members of the public during their time on campus.
Professor Elaine Boyle met the Duchess of Cambridge to discuss her role as the Leicester City Football Club Professor in Child Health, in partnership with the University, Leicester’s Hospitals and Leicester City Football Club.
The Duke of Cambridge found out more about Heartwize, a unique, charitably-funded, resuscitation training programme, in which a team of volunteers is working throughout the county to provide schoolchildren, community groups, members of sports clubs and local businesses with essential lifesaving skills.
Their Royal Highnesses found out more about Leicester City Science Stars - a new education programme that inspires children to learn, be active and develop important life skills using the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs.