On Thursday, October 15, 2015, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened the new £2 million School of Pythagoras Archive Centre at the prestigious St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
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On October 15, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England, to officially open the university’s new School of Veterinary Medicine.
According to the official website for the university during today’s visit Her Majesty and the duke:
“…toured the £45 million School and visited the Large Animal Clinical Skills Building, where they met students undertaking equine examinations and working with livestock. The Royal Party also viewed a demonstration in the Biomechanics Laboratory, where they met Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, the ‘Supervet’, and dogs that have benefitted from prosthetic limb surgery. Finally, they observed teaching sessions in the Clinical Skills Laboratory, where they met staff and students undertaking clinical skills training.
After the tour, The Queen, The Duke and assembled guests participated in a short ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new teaching facilities, at which Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion.”
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On Thursday, October 15, 2015, the Swedish royal court announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden are expecting their first child.
In a brief statement the happy couple, who were married in a lavish ceremony last June 13, 2015 inside the gorgeous Slottskyrkan (royal chapel) at the Kungliga Slottet (royal palace) in Stockholm, noted “We are so happy and excited to announce that we are expecting our first child. We are very much looking forward to it!”
On Thursday, October 15, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg to participate in the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Biennial Honorary Board meeting hosted by Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa of Luxembourg.
Other royal guests attending today’s meeting included His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands.
In an IPC press release about the meeting the lovely grand duchess stated:
“…I feel honored to be part of an organization which not only encourages athletes at a Paralympic level, but also gives enormous hope and inspiration to the many who are trying to surpass their physical boundaries on a daily basis.”