rag week


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Noun1.rag week - a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hebdomad, week - any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week"
rag day - a day on which university students hold a rag
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STUDENTS lined the streets yesterday as Galway RAG week kicked off with "Donegal Tuesday".
If you know of anyone who would be interested in becoming a volunteer or rent a room please contact: jeff.cowland@sky.com or call 07969 555537 Rob Jones Llwynypia Community Hub Much boozing after students' prank THE story behind "the Grangetown Wolf" reminded me of the time when the students union of the late lamented Llandaff Tech on Western Avenue pulled off a rag week stunt that earned them first prize - a large barrel of beer.
I was a member of the Rag Band which at lunchtimes in Rag Week would parade around the centre of Newcastle causing traffic chaos (with the intention of collecting money from drivers).
1959 February 2: Manchester University students launch their attempt on the world pram-pushing record as part of their annual fund-raising rag week.
It was the first of many fund-raising events that took part during rag week.
Today's picture shows the Rag Week Parade marching down Northumberland Street from Newcastle University, but in what year?
THE sight of hundreds of students queuing up outside bar at 11 o'clock on a Tuesday morning during an unofficial Rag Week has raised many eyebrows.
But after Cameron and Ziggy battle it out in the ridiculous-looking outfits during RAG week's fundraising, there are more life-threatening matters to worry about, as Big Bob holds everyone hostage at the hospital.
HOLLYOAKS (C4) Cameron and Ziggy battle it out in the ridiculous-looking sumo wrestling outfits during RAG week, but there are more serios matters to worry about, as Big Bob holds everyone hostage at the hospital.
PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY: Teesside Uni students Simon Lane, Phillip Golden, Rachel Norwood, Amy Barnaville and Manon Goetschel, left, were among those donning fancy dress for RAG week
The ringleaders were Christopher Southall and Roger Palmer, both aged just 21, and the prank had been conceived to raise money for charity as part of the college's Rag Week.