The very best of May Dip

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Just incase you missed it, on Monday morning as the sun rose over East Sands, thousands of St. Andrews students stripped down to near nothing, and braved the bracing temperatures of the North Sea to wash away their academic sins of the year.

As a student population, we’re known for our bizarre traditions, and this one certainly doesn’t disappoint. The sight of thousands of slightly tipsy students sprinting into the ocean at sunrise is quite a sight to behold, and so we’ve compiled a mixture of some of the very best Instagrams from the big event:


ran into the sea & roared at the waves for a bit yesterday morning, was v magical, am transformed etc ? #MayDip

A post shared by ⚡️Rosa Campbell (@rosaetcetera) on May 2, 2017 at 4:44am PDT

01/05/2017 5:34am ? #maydip

A post shared by JÅÑË ŁĒĘ (@heyitsjjane) on May 1, 2017 at 10:55am PDT

Sesh, Sea and Suspicious Traditions. #maydip #frozennips #insertdeepemoshcaption #salty

A post shared by Connor Stobo (@connorgstobs) on May 1, 2017 at 10:29am PDT

5:00 AM // fresh feels #maydip

A post shared by Scott Miller (@scottmiller_05) on May 1, 2017 at 9:08am PDT

Ready for the Dip! #maydip #sea #sunrise

A post shared by Gabriela Michelle Milkova (@gabrielamilkova) on May 1, 2017 at 8:13am PDT