News Like Every Mom, Victoria Beckham Is Upset Her Son Brooklyn Is Leaving for College By Alicia Brunker Alicia Brunker Instagram Alicia Brunker is a freelance writer who covers celebrity, royal, and fashion news for InStyle.com. She joined InStyle's digital team in 2017, and previously contributed to ELLE, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and WWD. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 16, 2017 @ 06:30AM Pin Share Tweet Email Even Victoria Beckham isn’t immune to the parenting woes everyday moms experience with their children. And, in September, she will deal with perhaps the biggest distress of all when her eldest son, Brooklyn Beckham, jets off to New York City from London to attend college. While the 18-year-old already released a book, What I See, in August, and previously shadowed photography greats Alasdair McLellan and Nick Knight, the budding fashion photographer will attend school to further his studies in the art. But mom, Victoria, isn’t so keen on the idea. “I’m nervous, and my mum’s upset about me leaving,” he said during an interview with GQ. VIDEO: 10 of the Beckham's Cutest Family Photos However, Brooklyn thinks the time away from home will be an adventure that will rank high amongst his list of lifetime endeavors. “It’s really exciting,” he said. “I kind of live in the moment. I don’t think people in New York will annoy me, and I feel like when I go there, I’ll meet lifelong friends. Stuff like that.” The Beckhams Visit the Modern Family Set, and the Photo Is Priceless Though Victoria and David are sad to see Brooklyn leave the nest, with an ocean in between them, N.Y.C. is only a short 7-hour plane ride away.