York University staff given wild goose chase after unexpected visit from feathered friend

The goose interrupts the session
The goose interrupts the session
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York University staff were left in a flap when an unexpected feathered visitor gatecrashed a presentation to prospective students recently.

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Isabelle Bailey, 17, from Manchester managed to capture a snap of the waddling wanderer on a trip to York University where she attended an undergraduate open day.

The goose made its way, uninvited, into a student finance talk for prospective students and their parents.

"Everyone laughed as it walked through the hall and a few jokes were made about how the process of removing the goose was quite literally a wild goose chase, but it didn’t disturb the talk massively as everyone refocused quite quickly," Isabelle said.

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The goose entered early in the talk and after failing to work out the glass door system, was eventually ushered out of the building by University staff.

Isabelle added: "Members of staff eventually guided it out back through the door it came through and there was a consequent round of applause."