world-news

'Mediocre' Prince William slammed by Cambridge students

London, Jan 4 : Cambridge students have slammed Prince William, who is about to start a 10-week course in agriculture management at the university, claiming that he got into the course because of his "royal status" even though he achieved "mediocre" grades.


A Cambridge graduate Melissa Berrill wrote in an online article that William's enrollment is an insult to every student whose A-levels and degree are the same or better than his, and who didn't get a free pass to Cambridge in spite of them, the Daily Star reported.

While commenting on the issue, writer Will Heilpern wrote in the university's newspaper 'The Tab' that normally students need A*AA at A-level to gain entry in the university, whilst the Prince only achieved a mediocre ABC.

Another student claimed on Twitter that the Prince got into Cambridge because of his royal status.

--ANI (Posted on 04-01-2014)

world-news headlines

Online shopping gaining popularity in Nepal

Pro-Russian protestors snub Geneva dialogue on Ukraine

Interest in a task reduces burnout

Nigerian filmmakers seek tie-ups with Indians to take on Hollywood

Nepal's Maoist party wants cases against its cadre dropped

'Best for Vietnam to withdraw from hosting 18th Asiad'

Nine killed in Mt Everest avalanche

'Most banned and challenged books' of 2013 revealed

Zuckerberg admits to ideas where Facebook got it wrong

NATO to step up presence near Russian borders amid Ukraine crisis

Brazil confirms Argentina friendly in China

New beer tequila cocktail 'lagerita' tickling tipplers' palates

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top