Prince Harry to study law at Yale?
Rumours are swelling that Prince Harry is planning on studying law at Yale University, and — understandably — the news has sent students at the Ivy League campus into a spin.
The 31-year-old is reportedly considering enrolling at the prestigious American law school (pictured below) — ranked the best in the country — after he leaves the army.
The move is unexpected, not least given the rigorous academic standards demanded by Yale. Richard Mineards, royal-watcher, quipped that the Queen’s grandson is “not the brightest bulb in the palace chandelier”. He achieved a B and a D for his A-levels in art and geography — results that fall well below those demanded by top law schools.
Though Kensington Palace is denying the claims, the US press just isn’t so sure that this is just speculation. Speaking to Page Six, one alumnus said that:
Everyone was talking about it around the campus. Big buzz!
Rumour also has it that Prince Harry — who was once in a relationship with Leeds law grad and ex-Allen & Overy trainee Chelsea Davy — could be helped along the way by none other than Tony Blair. The husband of a top QC and a former lecturer at Yale — with a jurisprudence degree under his belt, too — Blair is reported to have helped his son bag a $92,000 scholarship at the university in 2006. It’s now claimed he might help smooth the admissions process for the Prince with legal papers in his eyes.