Brave Kate Middleton held a tarantula when she visited students to visit the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.
It comes as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared on the red carpet with Daniel Craig for the premiere of the new Bond film last night.
William and Kate arrived in Derry for a day trip to meet young people and hear how organizations are connecting into communities, and began by visiting Ulster University’s Maggie Campus.
The Duchess of Cambridge was brave enough to handle a tarantula named Charlotte from Kidz Farm.
Premise was far removed from the glitz and glamor of the world premiere of the new James Bond film No Time to Die, which the couple attended in London on Tuesday night.
The Cambridges are making their first visit to Derry and will be shown a specially designed mock ambulance, the only one of its kind in the region, to be designed by a first-year group studying the new BSc Honors Paramedic Science program at Northern The campus has been built for training. Ireland.
The course, which began last week, is offered by the University to support the development of the paramedic profession in Northern Ireland and beyond.
William and Kate will meet in person with a group of student nurses from the university they spoke to via a video call in February, after they heard about their experiences being hospitalized during the pandemic.
At the start of the first lockdown, students at the University of Ulster School of Nursing, working in the ward or community, joined the frontline fight against COVID-19.
The Duchess told trainees during the call: “Nursing is one of the most trusted professions in the country, so you could not have made a better career choice and it is needed now more than ever.”
During his visit he will meet the first group of medical students studying at the University of Cambridge’s new School of Medicine, established this year in response to a nationwide shortage of medical staff with the aim of training the next generation of doctors.
Away from textbooks and practical lessons, William and Kate will learn how graduate students relax and spend their free time when they visit the student union as it organizes a “culture shock” event.
The Duke and Duchess will have the opportunity to have some Northern Irish food and drinks ranging from whiskey and soda bread to Tayto’s Crisps.
The students will teach them some local expressions and to end they will listen to some of the talented musicians of the university playing traditional instruments.