The Princess of Wales looked stylish in a nude knitted two-piece as she stepped out in the East Midlands today.
Kate, 41, arrived at Nottingham Trent University where she is talking to students about how they manage their wellbeing, as part of her ongoing work during World Mental Health Day week.
The mother-of-three opted for a £110 cream knitted top from one of her favorite brands, Sezane, with a matching skirt – a departure from the flood of suits she has chosen during her recent public engagements. while visiting the university campus.
She paired her outfit with camel pumps and chose elegant teardrop pearl earrings, and wore her thick brunette locks tucked behind one ear.
Kate’s personal visit to the university follows her joint engagement to Prince William in Birmingham yesterday, where the couple hosted a forum on young people’s mental health with BBC Radio 1.
The Princess of Wales broke her costume streak as she arrived at Nottingham Trent University this morning.
As the Princess hears from students this morning about how the university helps them maintain good mental health, her husband William will visit an emergency response center in Milton Keynes to find out how blue light workers are caring for their mental health, given the difficulties. and the traumatic events they witness.
Nottingham Trent University works with its counterpart, the University of Nottingham, to support its students by taking a community-based approach to caring for their wellbeing.
As part of her visit, Kate goes to a Freshers Fair style exhibition which has been set up to show how students’ mental health is supported.
She also learns about the universities’ peer support system and talks to three students about how the mentoring program works.
It didn’t take long for the princess to start chatting with students on campus, smiling jokingly.
The royal mother-of-three beamed as she met university students who take part in peer-to-peer mentoring.
The Princess of Wales, 41, chose a knitted two-piece in a nude shade, teamed with nude pumps and a clutch
As she entered a building on the University of the East Midlands campus, students lined up to take photos of the Princess Royal.
The princess smiled as she arrived at the university campus where she will speak to students about their mental health
The Princess of Wales broke away from her streak of suits to don the cream knit two-piece as she arrived on campus.
Her ribbed sweater featured buttons on the sleeves, on display as Princess Kate waved to fans
Princess Kate wore her thick brunette locks tucked behind one ear and styled in loose, cascading curls.
The princess waved to royal fans who had gathered to catch a glimpse of her as she entered a campus building.
Never shying away from taking part in group activities, Princess Kate also gets involved in ‘step in circle’ – a workshop which is part of Nottingham Trent’s induction program for new students.
The method is used as part of the university’s welcome workshop for new students. The goal of the workshop is to improve newcomers’ confidence and introduce them to the support networks and tools available to them.
Finally, Her Royal Highness will discover how Nottingham Trent University uses data derived from student behavior to identify those who are not succeeding.
The university has created a “dashboard” that uses learning analytics to measure a student’s engagement in their course.
When a student stops engaging, this may indicate wellbeing issues and prompt the University to proactively contact them to understand the reason for their disengagement and help them find appropriate support.
The information is also sent directly to students to help them manage their own learning and is used for personalized support and educational discussions with staff.
At a mental health forum for young people in Birmingham yesterday, the Princess of Wales gave a rare and gripping speech about how young people should get in touch with their emotions so they can monitor their own wellbeing .
In a touching gesture, the princess chose to wear a pair of star-shaped earrings, which were given to her earlier this year by a woman who lost her 17-year-old daughter, Issy Renton, to suicide .
After meeting Kate earlier this year, Ms Renton said: “My daughter Issy took her own life. Proceeds from the earrings will be donated to a charity called Brave Minds, a mental health charity that supports children using rugby club platforms. Mental health is such an important issue.
“She was wonderful, Issy, a real breath of fresh air. She had wonderful, wonderful friends and surrounded herself with the best people.
“She owned life, she was doing so well in her A levels, she was going to an elite rugby programme, she paid touch rugby for England and won a gold medal in the summer.
“But she also suffered from depression. Everything was more difficult than expected. We thought she was obviously doing better than she was.
Ms Renton added that Kate told her she would wear the earrings in the future.