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In pictures: William at St Andrews
Prince William at the beach at St Andrews
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Prince William gave his first interview since starting his university degree at St Andrews
William at the beach
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Although initially daunted by the change in environment, he eventually settled in well
William plays on the beach
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He said he loved the outdoors and described himself as a "country boy"
William on the pier at St Andrews
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The prince appreciated the freedom given to him by the media, the other students and the local community
William kicks a rugby ball on the beach
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He said he enjoyed a number of sports including water polo, swimming, rugby, football and golf
Prince William prepares to put on his wellies
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Life at St Andrews had lived up to his highest expectations, he said
Prince William at the interview to the Press Association
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William seemed very much at ease and was looking forward to celebrating the end of his exams
William practises his golf swing
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William said he enjoyed the "buzz" of towns and occasionally drove into Edinburgh for a night out
The prince sits among the lobster pots
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He claimed he had no idea what career he would follow, although he was teaching himself Swahili because he loved Africa

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