Princess Kako completes her studies in U.K.
Japan Times -- Jun 13
Princess Kako, granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, has completed a study program at the University of Leeds in England.

The second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko left Japan in September last year to study at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures at the university in West Yorkshire, England, as an exchange student from the International Christian University in Tokyo.

The princess will return to Japan on Friday.

She completed all curriculum requirements, including exams, in early June, according to the Imperial Household Agency. On holidays, she traveled to Spain and Portugal with her friends.

イギリス留学を終えた佳子さまが今週、帰国されます。 秋篠宮ご夫妻の次女・佳子さまは、去年9月からイギリスのリーズ大学で舞台芸術や心理学などを学んでいましたが、カリキュラムを終えて15日に帰国されます。
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