3rd year Bristol student found dead

The University has released a statement

Following the suicide of a 3rd year UOB student on the 30th of January, the university are encouraging students to make use of their mental health services if they are feeling vulnerable.

You can find the University’s list of services here.

Alternatively, we have compiled a useful list of all the places you can go to for help in Bristol here. 

The University have released the following statement:

“Sadly, we can confirm that one of our final year students was found dead on Monday 30th January. The student’s next-of-kin have been informed, and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.

“The welfare of our students and staff continues to be our highest priority and it is distressing for all members of the University community that one of our students has died. We would urge any students affected by this tragic incident to seek support from University Services, friends or family. Information about where to seek help is available via our homepage for current students.

“Following the three student deaths reported in the autumn term, we have increased our student counselling provision. We are also working closely with the Samaritans and other experts to support the University community.

“We will continue to work with our students to improve our support for their wellbeing and mental health. In the context of increasing national concerns about student mental health we began a review of our support for students last summer, working with our Students’ Union. We have already committed to invest an additional £1m per year in enhancing support for student wellbeing and mental health. The review will be completed in the Spring and will recommend further enhancements to the ways that we support student wellbeing.”