Prince Charles has been elected a Fellow of Kellogg College, it was announced this week.

The Prince of Wales will be the Bynum Tudor Fellow for the 2019- 2020 academic year, during which the college will celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Established in 2004, past fellows include Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Phyumzile Mllambo-Ngcuka.

The fellowship was set up to engage with influential thinkers and experienced practitioners in business, policy making, and culture.

The Prince of Wales, when ac- cepting the award, said: “It gives me great pride and pleasure to accept the Bynum Tudor Fellowship this year, and I would like to express my particular gratitude to Kellogg College in presenting me with this significant honour.”

Kellogg College, a graduate college and the first to accept part-time students, has over 1,200 students from around 90 countries.

Prince Charles graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA in 1970 and an MA in 1975. Among his 16 honorary degrees, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Oxford University in 1983.

Professor Jonathan Michie, President of the College said: “Following his visit to the College, I am delighted that His Royal Highness has accepted this invitation to be our Bynum Tudor Fellow.

“His commitment to learning – through all stages of life, his passion for the quality of our built and natural environments, and his enthusiasm for innovative thinking and practice across disciplines, are mirrored in much of what we do here at Kellogg. I am pleased to welcome him into our Fellowship during our 30th year.”