Meghan made an unannounced visit to King’s College London yesterday, where she joined university leaders, academics and students for a meeting with The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) to discuss higher education and how it can help build a better world. The visit follows the Duchess of Sussex’s speech at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, in which she announced the ACU Gender Grant to help fund new learning initiatives aimed at empowering female university staff and promoting gender equality.
Today we brought together university leaders, academics & #students to discuss how we can build a better world through #highered. We were honoured to be joined by HRH The Duchess of Sussex. Thanks to @KingsCollegeLon for hosting! https://t.co/SoowV30PFS pic.twitter.com/ugFQP46Gbg
— The ACU (@The_ACU) December 5, 2018
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The Duchess of Sussex yesterday attended a meeting with The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) at King’s College London. Her Royal Highness joined university leaders, academics and international scholarship students as they discussed the role of higher education in addressing issues such as human trafficking, modern slavery, gender equality, peace and reconciliation, and climate change. In a speech during the Royal Visit to Fiji in October, The Duchess announced two ACU Gender Grants for the University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University, to fund new learning initiatives aimed at empowering female university staff and promoting gender equality.