She got along well with William’s friends Fergus Boyd, an Eton classmate, and Olli Chadwick-Healey.They were part of a group known as the Sally’s boys, which also included Ali Coutts-Wood, Graham Booth, Charlie Nelson, and Oli Baker, who would later share a house with William and Kate.William wanted to be treated the same as everyone else, and at St. The media had agreed with the Palace to leave the prince in peace after he granted the world’s press a brief interview and photo call the day he arrived. Salvator’s is one of the university’s 11 halls of residence and is split into male and female living quarters. Kate Middleton had been crowned the prettiest girl at Sally’s by the end of freshman week.He could walk down the street without being bothered and shop at the local Tesco grocery store. As he bounded down the stairwell with his folders in his hands, William would often bump into the same brunette, who happened to have the same major. She was shy and quieter than the other girls, which William liked, and he looked forward to their meetings.Often William was invited to supper at Carley’s home, where he would step over her muddy Hunter Wellington boots in the hallway. William was in the year below, and we just happened to meet through the general St. It’s such a small place that it was impossible not to bump into William, and after a while there was nothing weird about seeing him around.Carley was also a country girl, which appealed to William—he had been brought up in the Gloucestershire countryside. We got on well, but I think we would have got on well even if nothing had been going on romantically.If William had a scheduling conflict, Kate would take notes for him, and at the end of the day they would catch up over a drink in the common room, where the floor-to-ceiling Georgian windows looked onto the tidy gardens.When it came to socializing, William kept a low profile.
The glamorous undergraduates who spent thousands on new wardrobes and drinking in St.
It was the summer of 2001, William’s final holiday before he started at St.
Andrews, when Arabella Musgrave first caught his eye.
It was very much a university thing, just a regular university romance.” They discussed plays and literature, and Carley told William all about her home life in Devon.
Other evenings they would enjoy pints of cider at the Castle pub, on North Street, and play board games or enjoy dinner parties with their friends. Andrews, so we tended to go to pubs and bars, and there was always a good dinner party going on,” recalled Carley.