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Mass Foam Fight at Top University To Welcome Freshers; See Pics

indiwo | Reuters | October 23, 2018, 1:53 pm
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 Thousands of students at a university in Scotland put down their books and took part in a mass foam fight on Monday, a tradition to welcome the freshers. (Image: Reuters)

Thousands of students at a university in Scotland put down their books and took part in a mass foam fight on Monday, a tradition to welcome the freshers. (Image: Reuters)

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 The first year students at the University of St Andrews wore costumes such as bananas or superheroes as their elder cohorts sent them off armed with shaving foam for the friendly fight labelled “Raisin Monday”. (Image: Reuters)

The first year students at the University of St Andrews wore costumes such as bananas or superheroes as their elder cohorts sent them off armed with shaving foam for the friendly fight labelled “Raisin Monday”. (Image: Reuters)

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 A student from St Andrews University is covered in foam during 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland. (Image: Reuters)

A student from St Andrews University is covered in foam during 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland. (Image: Reuters)

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 The name is derived from the gift of raisins which new students traditionally gave their academic mentors as a thank-you for welcoming them. (Image: Reuters)

The name is derived from the gift of raisins which new students traditionally gave their academic mentors as a thank-you for welcoming them. (Image: Reuters)

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 The university is Scotland’s oldest and its alumni include Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate. (Image: Reuters)

The university is Scotland’s oldest and its alumni include Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students share a passionate kiss during the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

Students share a passionate kiss during the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

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 St Andrews University students having a gala time. (Image: Reuters)

St Andrews University students having a gala time. (Image: Reuters)

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 St Andrews University student is seen posing for a picture. (Image: Reuters)

St Andrews University student is seen posing for a picture. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland. (Image: Reuters)

Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland. (Image: Reuters)

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 St Andrews University students apply foam during the traditional 'Raisin Weekend'. (Image: Reuters)

St Andrews University students apply foam during the traditional 'Raisin Weekend'. (Image: Reuters)

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