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Kate Middleton saves Prince William from “personal disaster”

New documentary claims.

Kate Middleton and Prince William met at St Andrews University in Scotland in 2001, while the future couple began their studies.

The pair began dating in 2003, but a new documentary reveals the now Duchess of Cambridge saved husband Prince William from a “personal disaster” before they became an item.

William was considering dropping out of the University, a decision Kate reportedly overturned. 

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According to documentary Kate Middleton: Working Class to WindsorPrince Charles was shocked at the thought of his son abandoning university life but was sympathetic enough to devise a “withdrawal strategy”.

Royal aides were not so sympathetic, though, with one noting: “It would have been a personal disaster for William – he would have been seen as a quitter.”

Speaking on the show, former Sunday Express political editor Camilla Tominey said: “They were friends at St Andrews before they went on to start going out with each other.

“Kate, at the time, counselled William with changing his course – she encouraged him not to leave and go back down to London but to stick with it and do something a little bit different.”

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In the documentary, it’s revealed that after speaking to Kate, William swapped Art History for Geography and later earned a second class honours degree. 

William and Kate were engaged by October 2010 and they married in Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.

The couple now have three children together – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. 

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