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University's new dress code makes waves in Egypt

Alexandria University has instituted a campus dress code forbidding ripped and close-fitting clothing as well as religious wear, to mixed reactions.

A recent ban on inappropriate dress at Alexandria University has triggered a row among Egypt’s university students as well as education experts.

On Sept. 29, Dean of the Agriculture Faculty at Alexandria University Tarek Serour banned university students from wearing inappropriate attire on campus, including ripped jeans, close-fitting clothing for girls and religious clothes for boys, like the galabiya.

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