The Duchess of Cambridge cut an elegant silhouette as she stepped out in a magenta pantsuit on a visit to Northern Ireland with Prince William today.
Kate Middleton opted to wear a purple jacket and matching pants for the visit, which she teamed with a navy turtleneck and matching heels. Meanwhile, Prince William opted for an elegant navy blue suit for the occasion.
The couple, both 39, have arrived in Derry-Londonderry where they will spend the day meeting young people and learning how organizations engage across communities to promote positive relationships. This is their first time in this part of Northern Ireland.
While Kate and William last visited Northern Ireland in March 2019, the Duchess also visited the country in February 2020, weeks before the Covid-19 lockdown, to promote her early childhood investigation.
Their visit today comes amid a busy week for the couple, who attended the premiere of the new James Bond film No Time To Die at the Royal Albert Hall last night in London.
To kick off the day, the Duke and Duchess visited the University of Ulster’s Magee campus to meet nursing students they had previously spoken to by video call.
The Duchess of Cambridge cut an elegant silhouette as she stepped out in a magenta pantsuit on a visit to Northern Ireland with Prince William today
The couple have arrived in Derry-Londonderry where they will spend the day meeting young people and hearing how organizations engage across communities to promote positive relationships.
The Duchess swept her brunette locks into a high ponytail and opted for neutral makeup for the occasion.
The mother of three could be seen carrying a small navy blue bag, but kept her accessories to a minimum, allowing her bold and colorful outfit to do all the talking.
When speaking to nursing students earlier this year, the Duke and Duchess heard about their experiences studying during the pandemic and placements on the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Northern Ireland.
Today they will hear how their studies have progressed since their interview in February.
Kate Middleton opted to wear a purple pantsuit for the occasion, which she teamed with a navy turtleneck and matching heels
The Duke and Duchess beamed as they walked across campus today to meet nursing students on their royal visit to Northern Ireland
The mother-of-three beamed as she walked alongside her husband Prince William, who opted for a navy suit for the occasion
Prince William and Kate are also expected to see a specially designed simulated ambulance – the only one of its kind in the region – built on campus to form the very first group of freshmen in the brand new BSc Hons Paramedic Science program in Northern Ireland.
This course, which started last week, is offered by the University to support the development of the allied health profession in Northern Ireland and beyond.
The Duke and Duchess then meet the first cohort of medical students accepted into the university’s new medical school, created this year in response to the nation’s shortage of medical personnel.
The new school will develop a new generation of doctors who will work in Northern Ireland and beyond, upon completion of their studies. It received a Â£ 1million investment and now has high-tech, high-quality facilities.
In addition to seeing some of the hands-on tools and lessons students have access to, Prince William and Kate also head to the student union which is hosting a ‘Culture Shock’ event.
It comes in the middle of an eventful week for the couple, who attended the James Bond London premiere yesterday
Here, they will join students in understanding their university experience outside of their studies and discovering how such events foster an inclusive student body.
As part of the event, the Duke and Duchess will have the opportunity to sample Northern Irish food and drink: from whiskey to wheat bread and Tayto crisps.
Students will teach them some local expressions and finally hear some of the University’s talented music students play traditional instruments.
Kate’s previous visit, which came weeks before the world ended amid the Covid-19 crisis, saw Kate visiting The Ark Open Farm in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, to talk to parents and local grandparents for their early childhood education experiences and reflections. over the first few years.
It comes in the middle of a hectic week for the couple, who attended the James Bond London premiere yesterday.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for a visit to the Magee campus of the University of Ulster
The Duchess of Cambridge, 39, joined Charles, 72, Camilla, 74, and her husband Prince William to meet 007 star Daniel Craig and other actors including Rami Malek, Lea Seydoux and Lashana Lynch at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Royal sources have said the exit of Charles, Camilla, William and Kate could herald a “new era” of collaboration and solidarity between the future king and his eldest son.
The Royal Quartet was introduced to screenwriters Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade at last night’s event, as well as singer Billie Eilish and her musician brother Finneas O’Connell, who co- writes the new Bond theme song.
A number of healthcare workers and members of the armed forces joined the Royal Family in the auditorium to watch the film as a thank you for their work during the Covid pandemic.
The highly anticipated No Time To Die is the 25th Bond film and the fifth and final film starring Craig in 007.
It faced more than a year of delay due to the Covid-19 outbreak, but hits UK cinemas on Thursday.
William and Kate attended the world premiere of Bond’s last film, Specter, in 2015, and were joined by Prince Harry. Charles and Camilla attended the world premiere of the 23rd Bond film, Skyfall, in 2012.