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In pictures: Cambridge students mark end of term in extravagant style

It is arguably one of the largest events in a Cambridge student’s social calendar.

Dressed to the nines and still smiling after a night of partying, Cambridge students have celebrated the end of term at one of the university’s May Balls.

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The date is as famous for the morning after as the event itself as students, still immaculately dressed after dancing the night away, make their way home.

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Some could be seen relaxing on a punt on the River Cam while others enjoyed the morning in college gardens.

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The ball dates back to 1866, and has become a tradition to mark the end of the academic year.

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