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Hung up on her: After Madonna made a surprise visit to a US university this week, here are five other celebrities who caused a sudden stir on campus

Harry Styles, Will Ferrell and Beyonce have all sent students into paroxysms

Earlier in the week Madonna sparked a small Twitter storm after visiting the University of Michigan with her daughter Lourdes.

Madonna herself studied briefly on the Ann Arbour campus and has made no secret of the fact she’d like her daughter to follow in her footsteps.

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Speaking to the American NFL television network last year about the university, Madonna said, “I want my daughter to go there”, continuing: “I keep telling her Ann Arbour is an awesome place.”

She’s not the only celebrity to unexpectedly pop-up on a university campus, click here to see our gallery of recent celebrity appearances on a campus (sort of) near you.